SIM Khadijah Binte Mohammed

Legal Skills Programme

LL.M., LL.B. (NUS), Advocate & Solicitor (Singapore), Certified Mediator (SIMI), Mediator, Family Panel (SMC), Panel of Associate Mediators (SMC)

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

Written & Oral Advocacy Skills
Mediation & Negotiation Skills
Other Practical Legal Skills (Client Care, Time Management & Self-Care for Lawyers)
International Law & International Dispute Resolution

Subjects Taught

Legal Analysis, Research & Communication I & II

Brief Biodata

Khadijah was the winner of the Advocacy Cup (2005), The Law Society's Best Student in Advocacy (2008), and recipient of the Kwa Geok Choo Scholarship (2017).

Khadijah was a commercial litigation lawyer with Rajah & Tann LLP for 5 years, before joining the Singapore Legal Service as an Assistant Registrar of the Supreme Court. In 2014, Khadijah became one of the youngest persons to be appointed as a District Judge of the Family Justice Courts (FJC). In 2017, Khadijah founded Lacuna Training Solutions (Lacuna), Singaporeís first dedicated legal skills training firm.

Khadijah is an accredited Mediator with the SMC and SIMI. She also served as a Judge-Mediator with the FJC.

Khadijah has been actively involved in training for many years. In addition to being a Legal Skills Instructor with NUS and Lacuna, Khadijah is a Mediation Trainer (SMC), Advocacy Trainer (The Law Society), and Mediation Trainer and Negotiation Tutor (SILE).

Representative Publications

1. 'Will the Law of State Responsibility and the International Justice System Fail the Rohingya?', Apr 2018, available online:

2. 'Understanding Law in an Era of Globalisation & Legal Pluralism: Does the World Need More Law?', Apr 2018, available online:

3. 'The Impact of BRICS on International Law and the World Order: Illusion, Reality or Mere Distraction?', Nov 2017, available online:

4. 'From Augustine to Trump: Has Self-Defence and Proportionality in Just War Theory Evolved Beyond All Recognition?', Nov 2017, available online:

5. Co-author of the Chapter, 'Alternative Dispute Resolution in the Family Justice Courts', in Law and Practice of Family Law in Singapore (2016, Sweet & Maxwell) at Chapter 17.

6. Contributor to Singapore Civil Procedure (2015, Sweet & Maxwell).

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