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AMIRTHALINGAM Kumaralingam
Professor

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


ANG Tze Phern
Legal Skills Programme
Instructor
LL.B. (NUS), Advocate & Solicitor (Singapore) 


ANGHIE Antony
Professor

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


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) 


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) 


CHALMERS Damian
Professor

BA Honours Jurisprudence 


CHALMERS Damian
Professor
Research
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) 


CHEAH Wui Ling
Assistant Professor

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


CHEN Weitseng
Associate 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 Hons) (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) 


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) 


DAVENPORT Tara Maria
Instructor

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


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. (First Class Hons) (NUS), Advocate & Solicitor, Singapore 


FANG Meng (Mandy)
Post-Doctoral Fellow

PhD (The Chinese University of Hong Kong); LLM (University College London); Bachelor of Laws (Chongqing University); Bachelor of Management (Chongqing University) 


GIRVIN, Stephen D
Professor

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


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


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) 


HU Ying
Sheridan Fellow

JSD Candidate (Yale), LL.M. (Yale), Solicitor (Hong Kong), LL.M. (Cambridge), LL.B. (The University of Hong Kong) 


Jaclyn L. Neo
Associate Professor

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


JAMAL Arif A
Associate 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.M. (University of Edinburgh), LL.B. (NUS), Advocate & Solicitor (Singapore) 


JEYAPATHY Sonita
Senior Lecturer

LL.M. (University of Edinburgh), LL.B. (NUS), Advocate & Solicitor (Singapore) 


JHAVERI Swati
Assistant Professor

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


Jolene LIN
Associate Professor

Ph.D. (Erasmus University Rotterdam); LL.M. (NYU); LL.B. (LSE); Advocate and Solicitor (Singapore) 


KHOO Chian Yian, Kenneth
Sheridan Fellow

MSc Economics (LSE), LL.B. (First Class Hons) (NUS), B.Soc.Sci. (Hons.) (Economics) 


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 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) 


KYAW Nyi Nyi
Post-Doctoral Fellow

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


LAMCHEK Jayson S.
Post-Doctoral Fellow

Ph.D. (ANU), MA Human Rights Practice (Roehampton, Gothenburg and Tromso), MA Pub.Ad (ICU), LL.B. and B.A. Philosophy (UP) 


LAN Luh Luh
Associate Professor

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


LAU Jia Jun, Jeremiah
Sheridan Fellow

LL.B. (First Class Hons) (NUS), Advocate & Solicitor (Singapore) 


LEE Ivan
Sheridan Fellow

LL.M. (Legal History) (UCL), LL.B. (First Class Hons) (NUS) 


LEE Tye Beng, Joel
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 Wai Kum
Professor

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


LEOW Rachel
Assistant Professor

Ph.D, LL.M. (Cambridge); LL.B. (NUS) 


LIAU Timothy
Sheridan Fellow

MPhil, BCL (Oxford), LL.B. (First Class Hons) (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 Wee Kuan Ernest
Associate Professor

B.C.L. (Oxford), LL.M. (Harvard), LL.B. (NUS) Attorney, New York State; Solicitor, England and Wales; Advocate & Solicitor, Singapore 


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) 


MEJA-LEMOS Diego Germn
Post-Doctoral Fellow

Ph.D., LL.M. (NUS), LL.M. (NYU), PGDip, LL.B. (UNAL), Abogado (Colombia) 


MORGAN Neil
Visiting Research Professor

University of Wales, Cardiff, Ph.D. in Business Administration. University of Wales, Cardiff, MBA. London School of Economics, University of London, BA (Hons) 


MYBURGH Paul
Associate Professor

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


NEO Swee Suan, Dora
Associate Professor

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


NG-LOY Wee Loon
Professor

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


NURGOZHAYEVA Roza
Post-Doctoral Fellow

Doctor of the Science of Law (JSD) 


ONG Tze En, Burton
Associate Professor

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


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) 


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) 


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) 


SENG Kiat Boon, Daniel
Associate Professor

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


SHAH Dian A H
Assistant Professor

SJD (Duke), LL.M. (Duke), LL.B. (Hons) (Warwick) 


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) 


SPINA AL Gabriele
Post-Doctoral Fellow

Doctor of Philosophy, The University of Hong Kong Master of Laws, The University of Catania 


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
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
Lecturer

LL.M. (NYU), LL.B. (First Class Hons) (NUS), BB.A. (NUS), Advocate and Solicitor (Singapore) 


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
Sheridan Fellow

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


TAN Zhong Xing
Assistant Professor

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


TANG Samantha
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) 


THIO Li-ann
Professor

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


TIOJANCO Bryan Dennis G.
Post-Doctoral Fellow

J.S.D., LL.M., J.D. 


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) 


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 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 Life & Global Relations
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 YongQuan, Benjamin
Sheridan Fellow

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


WOON Cheong Ming, Walter, S.C.
Professor

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


XU Jingchen
Post-Doctoral Fellow

S.J.D. (Tulane University Law School), LL.M. in Admiralty with distinction (Tulane University Law School), LL.B. (Dalian Maritime University), New York State Licensed Attorney, Registration No. 5429014, People's Republic of China Legal Professional Qualification Certificate 


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 Jun Wei Daryl
Teaching Assistant

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


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