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AMIRTHALINGAM Kumaralingam
Professor

Ph.D. LL.B. (Hons) (Australian National University) 


ANGHIE Antony
Professor

S.J.D. (Harvard); LL.B (Hons) B.A (Hons) (Monash) 


APOSTOLOVA Kate Hristova
Legal Skills Programme
Instructor
  • Hague Academy of International Law, Certificate in Public International Law, 2010
  • University of California, Berkeley School of Law (Boalt Hall), Juris Doctorate, May 2010, International Peace Scholar, Certificate in International Law
  • Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP, Singapore, Singapore International Arbitration and Public International Law Associate, January 2015 - Present
 


BECKMAN, Robert Charles
Associate Professor

LL.M. (Harvard), J.D. B.B.A. (Wisconsin) 


BELL, Gary F.
Associate Professor

LL.M. (Columbia), LL.B. BCL (McGill), BTh (Laval), Advocate (Quebec) 


BERMAN Ayelet
Adjunct Assistant Professor

PhD summa cum laude with congratulations of the committee(Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, Geneva), DEA (Graduate Institute), LLB magna cum laude (Hebrew University of Jerusalem) 


BOO Geok Seng, Lawrence
Adjunct Professor

LL.M., LL.B. (NUS), FCIArb, FSIArb, FAMINZ, Advocate & Solicitor (Singapore), Solicitor (England & Wales) 


BOOYSEN Sandra Annette
Associate Professor

Ph.D. (NUS), LL.M. (NUS), LL.B. (Univ of the Witwatersrand), B.A. (Rhodes University, SA); Attorney and Notary (South Africa), Solicitor (England & Wales) 


BRIDGE Michael Greenhalgh
Professor

LL.M. (London), LL.B. (London), Barrister (Middle Temple) 


CALAMITA N. Jansen
Adjunct Associate Professor

 


CHALMERS Damian
Professor

BA Honours Jurisprudence 


CHAN Jacelyn
Legal Skills Programme
Instructor
MBA (NUS), LL.M (Duke), LL.B (Exon), Attorney and Counsellor (New York State), Advocate and Solicitor (Singapore) 


CHAN Sek Keong
Distinguished Fellow (Honorary)

LL.B. (University of Malaya in Singapore), LL.D. (NUS) 


CHAN Wing Cheong
Associate Professor

M.A. (Oxford), LL.M. (Cornell), Barrister (Gray's Inn), Advocate & Solicitor (Singapore), Attorney and Counsellor (New York State) 


CHEAH Wui Ling
Assistant Professor

D.Phil. (Oxford), LL.M. (Harvard), LL.M. LL.B. (NUS) 


CHEN Weitseng
Assistant Professor

J.S.D, LL.M. (Yale Law School), LL.M., LL.B. (National Taiwan University), Attorney (New York State; Taiwan) 


CHEN-WISHART Mindy
Professor

M.A. (Oxford), LL.M. (Otago), LL.B. (Otago), B.A. (Hons) (Otago), Barrister and solicitor (New Zealand) 


CHEONG Jun Ming Mervyn
Legal Skills Programme
Instructor
LL.B. (NUS, 2nd Upper Class), Advocate and Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Singapore 


CHESTERMAN, Simon
Professor

D.Phil. (Oxford); LL.B. (Hons), B.A. (Hons) (Melbourne) 


CHEW Elaine
Lecturer

BCL (Dist) (Oxon), LL.B. (First Class) (NUS), B.A. (Hons) (NUS), Advocate and Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Singapore, Member of New York Bar 


CHIN Tet Yung
Associate Professor

BCL (Oxford), Dip Econ (LSE), LL.B. (London) Barrister (Inner Temple) 


CHUA Lynette J.
Associate Professor

Ph.D. (UC Berkeley), M.A (UC Berkeley), LL.B. (NUS), B.Sc. (Ohio) 


CHUAH Chee Kian, Christopher
Adjunct Professor

Diploma in Surveying (Project Management) with Distinction , College of Estate Management, Reading (26 February 2001) Bachelor of Laws with Second Class Honours (Upper Division) (1 August 1983) (London School of Economics) 


CHUN Joseph
Adjunct Associate Professor

Ph.D. (Lond), LL.B. (NUS), Advocate & Solicitor (Singapore) 


COURTNEY Wayne Benjamin
Associate Professor

Ph.D., LL.B. (Hons), B.Sc., Grad. Cert. Ed. Studies (Syd), B.Comp. (Hons) (Tas), G.D.L.P. (ANU) 


CROWN, Barry
Associate Professor

MLitt (Oxford), LL.M. (London), LL.B. (Jerusalem), Solicitor (England & Wales) 


DAVENPORT Tara Maria
Instructor

LL.M. (Yale Law School), LL.M. (Maritime Law, NUS), LL.B. London School of Economics, Advocate and Solicitor, Singapore 


DAVINIA Aziz
Adjunct Assistant Professor

LL.M. (Int'l Legal Studies) (New York University), B.C.L. (Oxon), LL.B. (NUS), Advocate & Solicitor (Singapore) 


DE VAZ Ian
Adjunct Associate Professor

LL.M., LL.B. (Hons], MCIArb, MSIArb 


DEWAN Nakul
Adjunct Associate Professor

LLM (New York University and National University of Singapore) 2007-2008 LLB, Faculty of Law, University of Delhi (2001), India B.Com. (Hons), Sriram College of Commernce, University of Delhi, India. 


DOWDLE Michael William
Associate Professor

J.D. (NYU), M.Phil. (Columbia), M.M. (Johns Hopkins), B.M. (Kansas) 


ELLINGER, Peter E
Emeritus Professor

D.Phil. (Oxford), MJur (Israel), Barrister (London), Advocate (Israel), Advocate & Solicitor (Singapore) 


EWING-CHOW Michael
Associate Professor

LL.M. (Harvard), LL.B. (NUS)(1st Class), Advocate & Solicitor, Singapore 


FORDHAM, Margaret Amanda
Associate Professor

B.A. (Durham), Solicitor (England & Wales, Hong Kong) 


FRYDRYCH David
Post-Doctoral Fellow

DPhil (Oxon), LLM (University of Toronto Faculty of Law), JD (Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law), Hon BA with Distinction (University of Toronto), Attorney (New York) 


GIDEON Andrea
Post-Doctoral Fellow

Ph.D., LL.M., LL.B. 


GIRVIN, Stephen D
Professor

Ph.D. (Aberdeen), LL.M. LL.B. B.A. (Natal), Advocate (South Africa) 


GOH Choong Sien, Aloysius
Part-Time Tutor

M.Ed, LL.M., LL.B, SIMI-Certified Mediator, IMI-Certified Mediator 


GOH ESCOLAR Gérardine
Adjunct Associate Professor

Doctorate of Laws (Dr. iur.) (Leiden), LL.M. (University College London), LL.B. (NUS), Attorney and Counselor-at-Law (New York State, USA) 


GOPALAN Mohan
Legal Skills Programme
Instructor
LL.B. (NUS), Advocate & Solicitor (Singapore) 


GRAY Kevin
Professor

Fellow (British Academy), DCL (University of Oxford), LL.D. Ph.D. M.A. B.A. (University of Cambridge), Barrister (Middle Temple), Member (Académie Internationale de Droit Comparé) 


GREGSON, Neale Richard
Adjunct Professor

LL.M. (London), LL.B. (Wales) Solicitor (England & Wales) 


HALPIN, Andrew
Professor

D.Phil. M.A. (Oxford) 


HARDING, Andrew James
Professor

Ph.D. (Monash), M.A. (Oxford), LL.M. (NUS) Solicitor (England & Wales) 


HO Hock Lai
Professor

Ph.D. (Cambridge), BCL (Oxford), LL.B. (NUS), Advocate & Solicitor (Singapore) 


HO Peng Kee
Associate Professorial Fellow

LL.M. (Harvard), LL.B. (Singapore) Advocate & Solicitor (Singapore) 


HOFMANN Christian
Assistant Professor

LL.M. in Global Business Law (NYU), LL.M. in Corporate and Financial Services Law (NUS),Professorial qualification ('Habilitation'), Humboldt-University Berlin (Germany), Dr. iur., Martin-Luther-University Halle-Wittenberg (Germany), Second State Examination, District Court of the Saarland (Germany), First State Examination, University Freiburg (Germany) 


Jaclyn L. Neo
Assistant Professor

J.S.D. (Yale), LL.M. (Yale), LL.B. (Hon.)(NUS), Advocate & Solicitor (Singapore) 


JAMAL Arif A
Assistant Professor

Ph.D. (University College London), LL.M. (SOAS), LL.B. (Toronto), B.A. (McGill), Barrister & Solicitor (British Columbia) 


JAYAKUMAR S
Professor

LL.M. (Yale), LL.B. (Singapore), BBM, Advocate & Solicitor (Singapore) 


Jean Ho
Assistant Professor

Ph.D. (Cambridge); Maîtrise en Droit (Panthéon-Sorbonne), LL.M. (NYU), LL.B. (NUS), Attorney & Counselor-at-Law (New York), Advocate & Solicitor (Singapore) 


JEYAPATHY Sonita
Legal Skills Programme
Deputy Director
LL.B. (NUS), Advocate & Solicitor (Singapore) 


JEYAPATHY Sonita
Lecturer

LL.B. (NUS), Advocate & Solicitor (Singapore) 


JHAVERI Swati
Assistant Professor

B.A., BCL (Oxon), Solicitor of Hong Kong SAR and England & Wales 


JUMABHOY Andre Darius
Legal Skills Programme
Instructor
 


KHOO Chian Yian, Kenneth
Sheridan Fellow

LL.B. (Hons.), B.Soc.Sci. (Hons.) (Economics) 


KIM Heejin
Post-Doctoral Fellow

J.S.D. (Yale), LL.M. (Yale), Master of Law (Sookmyung Womenís University), LL.B. (Sookmyung Womenís University, Summa cum laude) 


KOH Kheng Lian
Emeritus Professor

Ph.D. LL.M. (Singapore), Diplôme de Hautes Études Internationales (HEI, University of Geneva), LL.B. Hons (University of Malaya in Singapore), Advocate & Solicitor (Singapore) 


KOH LI QUN KELVIN KOH Li Qun Kelvin
Part-Time Tutor

LL.B. (NUS, 1st Class), Advocate and Solicitor (Singapore) 


KOH Thong Bee, Tommy
Professor

LL.D. (Yale, Honoris Causa), LL.D. (Monash, Honoris Causa),LL.M. (Harvard), LL.B. (Malaya), Dip Crim (Cambridge), PJG,BBM, DUBC, Advocate & Solicitor (Singapore) 


KOK Yee Keong
Legal Skills Programme
Instructor
LL.B. (NUS), Advocate and Solicitor (Singapore) 


KOW Keng Siong
Adjunct Professor

LL.M. (2002, Columbia Law School), Elected a Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar, LL.B. (1993, NUS Law School) 


KYAW Nyi Nyi
Post-Doctoral Fellow

Ph.D. (UNSW), MHRD (Sydney), MSc (NTU, Singapore) 


LAI Tze Chang, Stanley, SC
Adjunct Professor

LL.B. (Hons) (Leicester University), LL.M. (Cantab), Ph.D. (Cantab), Barrister at Law (Lincoln's Inn), Advocate & Solicitor, Singapore 


LAN Luh Luh
Associate Professor

Ph.D. (NUS), LL.M. (Cambridge), LL.B. (NUS) Advocate & Solicitor (Singapore) 


LEE Ching Ling, Yvonne
Adjunct Associate Professor

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


LEE Ivan
Sheridan Fellow

LL.M. (Legal History) (UCL), LL.B. (NUS) 


LEE Peng Khoon, Edwin
Adjunct Associate Professor

LL.B. (NUS), M.Sc (Real Estate Development), Advocate & Solicitor (Singapore) 


LEE Tye Beng, Joel
Associate Professor

DCH (AIH), LL.M. (Harvard), LL.B. (Wellington), Solicitor & Barrister (New Zealand), Advocate & Solicitor (Singapore) 


LEE Yen Kee, Ruby
Associate Professor

LL.M. (LSE) , LL.B. (Hons) (NUS) , Advocate and Solicitor, Singapore 


LEONG Chan Foo, James
Adjunct Associate Professor

B.Acc (Hons),
Fellow Certified Public Accountant Singapore,
Chartered Accountant (Australia & Malaysia) 


LEONG Wai Kum
Professor

LL.M. (Harvard), LL.B. (Malaya), Advocate & Solicitor (Malaya) 


LEOW Rachel
Instructor

LL.M. (Cantab), LL.B. (NUS) 


LIANG Hanwen Calvin
Part-Time Tutor

BCL (Distinction), LLB (LSE, First Class), Advocate and Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Singapore 


LIAU Timothy
Sheridan Fellow

BCL (Dist) (Oxford), LL.B. (First) (NUS) 


LIM Lei Theng
Associate Professor

LL.M. (Harvard), LL.B. (NUS) 


LIM Lei Theng
Legal Skills Programme
Deputy Director
LL.M. (Harvard), LL.B. (NUS) 


LIM Tao Shien Marcus
Part-Time Tutor

LL.B. (NUS), BBA (NUS) 


LIN Lin
Assistant Professor

Ph.D. (NUS), LL.M. (NUS), LL.B. (GDUFS) 


LOI Kelry
Associate Professor

LL.M. (London); LL.B. (Hons.) (NUS) 


LYE Lin-Heng, Irene
Associate Professor

LL.M. (Harvard), LL.M. (London), LL.B. (Singapore), Advocate & Solicitor (Singapore) 


MCBRIDE Mark
Assistant Professor

D.Phil (Philosophy) (Oxford), M.Phil Stud., M.A. (Philosophy) (London), Ph.D. (Cambridge), BCL (Oxford), M.A. (Cambridge), Barrister (Lincoln's Inn) 


MYBURGH Paul
Associate Professor

LL.M., LL.B., B.A.(Hons), BLC (Pretoria), Advocate (South Africa) 


NALACHANDRAN Anand
Adjunct Associate Professor

LL.B. (NUS), GCIA (NUS), FSIArb 


NANDAKUMAR Ponniya
Adjunct Associate Professor

LL.B. (NUS), Advocate & Solicitor (Singapore), Solicitor (England & Wales, UK), Attorney-at-law (New York, USA) 


NEO Swee Suan, Dora
Associate Professor

M.A. (Oxford), LL.M. (Harvard), Barrister (Gray's Inn), Advocate & Solicitor (Singapore). 


NG Siew Kuan, Elizabeth
Associate Professor

LL.M. (First Class)(Cambridge), LL.B. (Hons)(London), Barrister-at-Law (Middle Temple, England); Advocate & Solicitor (Singapore) 


NG-LOY Wee Loon
Professor

LL.M. (London); LL.B. (NUS); Advocate & Solicitor (Singapore); Senior Counsel (Honoris Causa) (Singapore) 


ONG Siew Ling, Debbie
Associate Professor

LL.M. (Cambridge), LL.B. (NUS), Advocate & Solicitor (Singapore) 


ONG Tze En, Burton
Associate Professor

LL.B. (1st Class Hons) (NUS), BCL/D.Phil. (Oxon), LL.M. (Harv), Advocate & Solicitor (Singapore), Attorney & Counsellor at Law (New York State) 


PENNER James
Professor
Research
D.Phil. (Oxon) 1992, LL.B. (Toronto) 1988, B.Sc. (Western Ontario) 1985, Barrister (Lincoln's Inn) 


PHUA Lye Huat, Stephen
Associate Professor

LL.M. (Tax) (London), LL.B. (NUS) Advocate & Solicitor (Singapore) 


PINSLER, Jeffrey, S.C. D
Professor

LL.D. (Liverpool), LL.M. (Cambridge), LL.B. (Liverpool) Barrister (Middle Temple), Advocate & Solicitor (Singapore) 


PINSLER, Leena
Adjunct Professor

LL.M. (Cambridge), LL.B. (NUS) 


POA Nicholas
Legal Skills Programme
Instructor
LL.B. (Durham), Advocate & Solicitor (Singapore) 


PROULX Vincent-Joël
Assistant Professor

D.C.L. (McGill), LL.M. (NYU), LL.B., LL.L. (Ottawa), Barrister & Solicitor (Ontario) 


PUCHNIAK Dan W.
Associate Professor

LL.D. & LL.M. (Kyushu), LL.B. (Victoria), B.A. (Manitoba), Barrister & Solicitor (Ontario) 


R. Thrumurgan @ Thiru
Adjunct Associate Professor

LL.B. (NUS) 


Ramasamy S/O Nachiappan
Part-Time Tutor

LL.B. (NUS) 


REED Lucy Ferguson
Professor

J.D. 1977, University of Chicago Law School B.A. 1974, Brown University 


RICQUIER William J M
Adjunct Professor

LL.M. (Dalhousie), M.A. (Oxford), Advocate & Solicitor (Singapore), Solicitor (England & Wales) 


ROUGHAN Nicole
Associate Professor

JSD (Yale), LL.M. (Yale), LL.M. (VUW), B.A. LL.B. (University of Auckland) 


S. Jennifer Marie
Adjunct Professor

LL.M. (University of London), LL.B. (NUS) 


SEET Zong Shan, Matthew
Sheridan Fellow

Master's in International Law (Institut de Hautes Études Internationales et du Développement), LL.B. (NUS) 


SENG Kiat Boon, Daniel
Associate Professor

J.S.D. (Stanford), J.S.M. (Stanford), BCL (Oxford), LL.B. (NUS), Advocate & Solicitor (Singapore) 


SHEA Alison Evans
Legal Skills Programme
Instructor
Juris Doctor (Seattle University School of Law); Attorney (Washington State and California, USA) 


SIM Edmund Walter Kwantze
Adjunct Associate Professor

J.D. (Michigan), A.B. (Dartmouth) 


SIMESTER, A.P.
Professor

D.Phil (Oxford), B.Com., LL.B. (Auckland) 


SORNARAJAH M
Professor

LL.D. Ph.D. LL.M. (London), LL.M. (Yale), LL.B. (Ceylon), Advocate (Ceylon), Solicitor (England & Wales), Advocate and Solicitor (Singapore) 


SRIHARAN Lalitha
Legal Skills Programme
Instructor
LL.B. (Liverpool), Solicitor (England & Wales) 


STONE SWEET Alec
Professor

Ph.D., Political Science, University Of Washington 


TAN Alan Khee Jin
Professor

JSD LL.M. (Yale), LL.B. (NUS) 


TAN Cheng Han, S.C.
Professor

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


TAN David
Associate Professor
Academic Affairs
Ph.D. (Melbourne), LL.M. (Harvard), LL.B. (Hons), B.Com. (Melbourne) 


TAN Hsien-Li
Assistant Professor

Ph.D. (NUS), LL.M. (Nott.), LL.B. (LSE) 


TAN Justin Jerzy
Sheridan Fellow

LL.B. (NUS), BB.A. (NUS), Advocate and Solicitor (Singapore) 


TAN Kevin Y L
Adjunct Professor

JSD LL.M. (Yale), LL.B. (NUS) 


TAN Lee Meng
Professor

LL.M. (London), LL.B. (NUS) 


TAN Yock Lin
Professor

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


TAN Zhi Peng Benny
Lecturer

LL.B. (NUS), Advocate & Solicitor (Singapore) 


TAN Zhong Xing
Sheridan Fellow

LL.B. (NUS), Advocate & Solicitor (Singapore) 


TAY Seong Chee, Simon
Associate Professor

LL.M. (Harvard), LL.B. (NUS) Advocate & Solicitor (Singapore) 


TEO Keang Sood
Professor

LL.M. (Harvard), LL.M. LL.B. (Malaya), Advocate & Solicitor (Singapore & Malaya) 


THARMANASON Shantini
Legal Skills Programme
Instructor
LL.M. (NUS), LL.B. (Nottingham) 


THIO Li-ann
Professor

Ph.D. (Cambridge), LL.M. (Harvard), B.A. (Oxford), Barrister (Gray's Inn) 


TIONG Teck Wee
Legal Skills Programme
Instructor
LL.B. (NUS, 2nd Upper Class), Advocate and Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Singapore 


TJIO Hans
Professor

LL.M. (Harvard), M.A. (Cambridge), Advocate and Solicitor (Singapore), Barrister (Middle Temple) 


Tracey Evans CHAN
Associate Professor

LL.M. (Harvard), LL.B. (NUS), Advocate & Solicitor (Singapore) 


TRANG Duc Vinh
Adjunct Associate Professor

J.D. (Columbia University School of Law), B.A. (University of California, Berkeley) 


VAROTTIL, Umakanth
Associate Professor

Ph.D. (Faculty of Law, National University of Singapore),
LL.M. (New York University School of Law),
LL.B. (Hons.) (National Law School of India University, Bangalore) 


WANG Feng
Post-Doctoral Fellow

Ph.D. (Exeter), LL.M. in Maritime Law (Southampton), LL.B., B.B.A (Dalian Maritime University) 


WANG Jiangyu
Associate Professor

SJD (Pennsylvania), MJur (Oxford), LL.M. (Pennsylvania), LL.M. (Peking), LL.B. (China University of Political Science and Law), Attorney & Counsellor (New York State & China) 


WEE Meng Seng
Associate Professor

D Phil, BCL (Oxon) LL.B. (NUS), Advocate & Solicitor (Singapore) 


WEILER Joseph
Professor

Ph.D. (European University Institute, Florence), LL.M., LL.B. (Cambridge), B.A. (Sussex) 


WHALEN-BRIDGE, Helena
Associate Professor

J.D. (Connecticut), LL.M. (NUS), Attorney at Law (California, Connecticut) 


WONG Siew Yin, Eleanor
Associate Professor
Student Affairs
LL.M. (New York University), LL.B. (NUS) Advocate & Solicitor (Singapore), Attorney & Counsellor (New York State) 


WONG Siew Yin, Eleanor
Legal Skills Programme
Director
LL.M. (New York University), LL.B. (NUS) Advocate & Solicitor (Singapore), Attorney & Counsellor (New York State) 


WONG Wen Jian
Teaching Assistant

LL.B. (NUS), Advocate & Solicitor (Singapore) 


WONG YongQuan, Benjamin
Teaching Assistant

LL.B. (NUS) 


WOON Cheong Ming, Walter, S.C.
Professor

LL.M. (Cambridge), LL.B. (NUS) Advocate & Solicitor (Singapore) 


YAP Gek Meng, Angeline
Legal Skills Programme
Instructor
LL.B. (NUS), Advocate & Solicitor (Singapore) 


YEO Hwee Ying
Associate Professor

LL.M. (London), LL.B. (Singapore) 


YEO Meng Heong, Stanley
Professorial Fellow

LL.D. Ph.D. LL.M. (Sydney), LL.M. (Wellington), LL.B. (Singapore), Barrister (New South Wales)
LL.D. (Honoris Causa, Southern Cross University) 


YONG Vanessa
Legal Skills Programme
Instructor
LL.B. (NUS), Advocate & Solicitor (Singapore) 


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