YEO Hwee Ying

Associate Professor

LL.M. (London), LL.B. (Singapore)

Email Address:
Office Tel: (65) 6516-3639 
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

Law of insurance
Contract Remedies
Agency and partnership
Plain English writing
Legal Aid and Assistance
Partnership law

Subjects Taught

Company Law
Law of Insurance
Contract Law and Remedies
Partnership and Agency Law
Singapore Legal System

Brief Biodata

Yeo Hwee Ying's research interest lies primarily in commercial law - she has taught subjects like insurance law, company law, contract, partnership and agency. She has published in international journals such as Modern Law Review, Lloyd's Maritime & Commercial Quarterly, Journal of Business Law, Legal Studies and International & Comparative Law Quarterly. She is also the author of the first academic text on Partnership Law in Singapore. She has delivered commercial law seminars at workshops organized by the Singapore Academy of Law, Housing & Development Board, Consumer Association of Singapore and various other professional bodies. Her overseas stints include working in the London office of Clifford Chance as well as Visiting Scholar appointments at University of California (Berkeley) and Monash University.

Representative Publications

1. "Post-contractual good faith - change in judicial attitude?". Modern Law Review, 66, 3 (May 2003): 425-440. (United Kingdom).

2. Of co-operation clauses and uberrima fides in insurance contracts". Lloyds Maritime and Commercial Law Quarterly, 2002 (February 2002): 39-55. (United Kingdom).

3. "Assessing the state of civil legal aid in Singapore", International and Comparative Law Quarterly, Oct 1992, 875, (United Kingdom).

4. "Specific performance - covenant to keep business running", Journal of Business Law, May 1998, 254. (United Kingdom)

5. Partnership Law in Singapore. Singapore: Butterworths Asia, August 2000. 381 pp.

6. Estoppel and the salaried partner. Company Lawyer, 20, no. 9 (October 1999): 292. (United Kingdom).

Publication List