LIANG Hanwen Calvin

Part-Time Tutor

BCL (Distinction), LLB (LSE, First Class), Advocate and Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Singapore

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


Subjects Taught

Constitutional and Administrative Law

Brief Biodata

Calvin is presently an Of Counsel at Tan Kok Quan Partnership. He main area of practice is in commercial and criminal litigation. He began his legal career as a Justicesí Law Clerk and subsequently held a concurrent appointment as an Assistant Registrar. He has served as an adjunct professor at the Singapore Management University teaching Constitutional and Administrative Law on the Juris Doctor programme

Representative Publications

1. 'Fair Play and Match Fixing', Law Gazette, Apr 2016, co-author with Tham Lijing.

2. 'The Constitution of Our Constitution: A Vindication of the Basic Structure Doctrine', Law Gazette, Aug 2014, co-author with Sarah Shi. This article was cited by the Court of Appeal in Yong Vui Kong v Public Prosecutor [2015] 2 SLR 1129.

3. 'Amenability to Judicial Review: the Ambiguity in Manjit Singh v Attorney-General', Law Gazette, Apr 2013, co-author with Tham Lijing.

4. 'Alan Shadrake v Attorney-General [2011] SGCA 26: A Look at the Recent Decision on the Law of Contempt for Scandalising the Judiciary' (2011) (Jul) Inter Se 27, co-author with Justin Yeo.

Publication List