TAN Cheng Han, S.C.


LL.M. (Cambridge); LL.B. (NUS); Senior Counsel; Advocate and Solicitor, Singapore

Chairman, EW Barker Centre for Law & Business
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Office Address

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

Corporations Law
Legal Education
Secured Transactions

Subjects Taught

Agency and Partnership
Corporations Law
Corporate Finance Law
Criminal Law
Family Law.

Brief Biodata

Professor Tan Cheng Han is Chairman, EW Barker Centre for Law & Business at the Faculty of Law at the National University of Singapore (NUS). His current appointments include being Chairman of the Singapore Media Literacy Council, Chairman of the Advisory Committee on Move-On and Filming Orders; Advisor to theSingapore Tae Kwon-do Federation, a Commissioner of the Competition Commission of Singapore, a member of the Appeal Advisory Panel to the Singapore Minister for Finance, a member of the Military Court of Appeal in Singapore and a member of the Governing Board of the International Association of Law Schools in the US. Prof Tan has also been a Visiting Professor at the East China University of Political Science and Law, National Taiwan University and Peking University.

Representative Publications

1. The Law of Agency (Academy Publishing, 2010).

2. "Unauthorised agency in English Law" in The Unauthorised Agent: Perspectives from European and Comparative Law (Busch and Macgregor, eds., Cambridge University Press, 2009).

3. "Change and Yet Continuity - What Next After 50 Years of Legal Education in Singapore?" [2007] S.J.L.S. 201.

4. "Rethinking Apparent Authority" in Developments in Singapore and Malaysian Law: Proceedings of the National University of Singapore - University of Malaya Centennial Law Symposia 2005 (Alan Tan and Azmi Sharom, eds., Marshall Cavendish Academic, 2007).

5. "Undisclosed Principals and Contract" (2004) 120 L.Q.R. 480.

6. "Charges, Contingencies and Registration" [2002] 2 J.C.L.S. 191.

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