PINSLER, Jeffrey, S.C.


LL.D. (Liverpool), LL.M. (Cambridge), LL.B. (Liverpool) Barrister (Middle Temple), Advocate & Solicitor (Singapore)

Geoffrey Bartholomew Professor
Senior Counsel
Email Address:
Office Tel: (65) 6516-3613 
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

Civil justice
Civil and criminal evidence
Ethics and Professional Responsibility

Subjects Taught

Civil Justice & Process
Evidence & Procedure
Ethics and Professional Responsibility

Brief Biodata

Jeffrey D Pinsler (LLB, LLM, LLD) is Geoffrey Bartholomew Professor of Law and Senior Professorial Fellow of the Singapore Institute of Legal Education. He specialises in civil justice, civil and criminal evidence, procedure and ethics. He is an advocate and solicitor, barrister-at-law, Fellow of the Singapore Institute of Arbitrators and a Principal Mediator of the Singapore Mediation Centre. He is a member of various professional committees of the Supreme Court and Academy of Law including the Board of Governors of the Singapore Judicial College, the Civil Justice Commission, the Council of Law Reporting, the Commissioning Panel of Academy Publishing and the Professional Conduct Council, and the Rules of Court Working Party. He has appeared as amicus curiae before the Court of Appeal, and has spoken at, and contributed to, conferences and reform programmes in various countries. He has produced 25 major text books and reference works to date in his capacity as Author and/or Editor in Chief or Consultant Editor, as well as multiple articles. His books and articles are frequently relied on by judges and lawyers as authoritative sources. In 2004, he was conferred the degree of Doctor of Laws (LLD) for his contributions to learning. He was appointed Senior Counsel in 2008.

Representative Publications

1. Singapore Court Practice (2017)

2. Evidence and the Litigation Process (2016)

3. The Legal Profession (Professional Conduct) Rules - A Commentary (2016)

4. Civil Practice in Singapore and Malaysia (loose-leaf).

5. Principles of Civil Procedure (2012)

6. Ethics and Professional Responsibility: A Code for the Advocate and Solicitor Singapore Court Practice (2007).

Publication List