TAN Yock Lin


B.Sc. (London), B.A. BCL Dip Econ Devt (Oxford)

Email Address:
Office Tel: (65) 6516-3610 
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

Criminal procedure
Cross-border remedies
International sales
Legal profession law

Subjects Taught

Personal Property Law
Property II (B)

Brief Biodata

Tan Yock Lin is a professor of law with varied research interests in the conflict of laws, the law of evidence and equity and trusts. He has written books and articles on these subjects as well as a book on the legal profession, now in the second edition, and a loose-leaf work on Criminal Procedure. He is presently researching on commercial conflict of laws and takes a lively interest in law reform.

Representative Publications

1. Tan, Y L, , Halsbury's Laws of Singapore, Vol.9(2), edited by David Hay. Halsbury's Laws of Singapore: Equity and Trusts. Singapore: Butterworths Asia, May 2003. 884 pp. (with Daniel Tan, Kanaga Dharmananda and H W Tang)

2. Criminal Procedure (Seventh Issue). Singapore: Butterworths Asia, June 2002. 450 pp.

3. Legal Profession. In Annual Review of Singapore Cases 2001, pp.338-359. Singapore: Singapore Academy of Law, 2002.

4. Criminal Procedure (Eigth Issue). Singapore: Butterworths Asia, November 2002. 430 pp.

5. Criminal Procedure (Sixth Issue). Singapore: Butterworths Asia, September 2001. 500 pp.

6. Sentencing For Legal Professional Misconduct. Singapore Law Review, 21 (2001): 62. (Singapore).

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