WONG Siew Yin, Eleanor

Associate Professor

LL.M. (New York University), LL.B. (NUS) Advocate & Solicitor (Singapore), Attorney & Counsellor (New York State)

  • Vice Dean, Student Life & Global Relations
  • Director, Legal Skills Programme
Email Address:
Office Tel: (65) 6516-3587 
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


Subjects Taught

Legal Analysis, Research & Writing I & II
Legal Case Studies
Introduction to Trial Advocacy

Brief Biodata

A graduate of the NUS Faculty of Law, Eleanor Wong joined NUS in 2002 as Director of the Legal Skills Programme. Eleanor started her career with the Commercial Affairs Department, prosecuting complex commercial and securities frauds. She obtained a masters in corporate law from New York University in 1990 and practiced in the New York office of Coudert Brothers, returning to Singapore in 1992. Eleanor specialized in regional banking and finance work for Coudert and, later, Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe. In 2000, she joined leading local TV production company The Right Angle. There, she provided communications consultancy and training for top executives, and held several top management portfolios, including Chief Operating Officer and Chief Strategist. Eleanor is a published playwright, whose works have been produced in Singapore and ASEAN. A sometime TV host, she anchored the critically well-received current affairs show "After Hours". She is a member of the Remaking Singapore Committee.

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