Emeritus Professor

D.Phil. (Oxford), MJur (Israel), Barrister (London), Advocate (Israel), Advocate & Solicitor (Singapore)

Director, LLM (Corporate & Financial Services Law)
Email Address:
Office Tel: (65) 6516-3641 
Office Fax: (65) 6779-0979 
Office Address

Faculty of Law, National University of Singapore
Eu Tong Sen Building
469G Bukit Timah Road
Singapore 259776
Research Interests

Commercial and comparative commercial law
Banking and international business transactions
Patterns and mechanics of law reform and codification

Subjects Taught

Bank Documentation
Banking Law
Credit & Security
International Banking Law

Brief Biodata

Professor Peter ELLINGER is a Professor Emeritus of the National University of Singapore and a Consultant of Messrs Rajah & Tann, Advocates & Solicitors of Singapore. Previously, he held chairs of law at the Victoria University of Wellington (NZ) and at Monash University, Melbourne, Australia. From the beginning of his career, Professor Ellinger has specialised in commercial law with particular emphasis on banking law. He has published a number of books on the subject, including Modern Banking Law (published by OUP) and chapters in Benjamin's Sale of Goods and in Chitty on Contracts and many articles in academically as well as in practically orientated periodicals. He has lectured on many subjects in the field of banking law (both domestic and international) at universities and in seminars conducted for bankers and lawyers in most commercial and financial centres.

Representative Publications

1. "Financing of Sales by Banking Devices" in Benjamin's Sale of Goods (London, Sweet and Maxwell, 2002) 6th ed

2. "3rd Supplement" to Chitty on Contracts (Beale general ed) (London, Sweet & Maxwell, 2002) 28th ed, Chapter 24

3. The Malaysian Exchange Control Measures (2002) 18 Banking & Finance Law Review 111 (with Andrew Ang)

Publication List