Academic Profiles

The NUS Law school's academic staff is internationally recognized as leaders in their fields. Our academics draw on their legal scholarship and professional engagements to deliver challenging and intellectually stimulating courses.

Alphabetically
Dean and Head
CHESTERMAN, Simon
D.Phil. (Oxford); LL.B. (Hons), B.A. (Hons) (Melbourne)


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

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

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


Distinguished Fellow
CHAN Sek Keong
LL.B. (University of Malaya in Singapore), LL.D. (NUS)


Emeritus Professors
ELLINGER, Peter
D.Phil. (Oxford), MJur (Israel), Barrister (London), Advocate (Israel), Advocate & Solicitor (Singapore)

KOH Kheng Lian
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)


Professors
AMIRTHALINGAM Kumaralingam
Ph.D. LL.B. (Hons) (Australian National University)

BRIDGE Michael Greenhalgh
LL.M. (London), LL.B. (London), Barrister (Middle Temple)

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

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

GIRVIN, Stephen D
MPA Professor of Maritime Law
Ph.D. (Aberdeen), LL.M. LL.B. B.A. (Natal), Advocate (South Africa)

GRAY Kevin
Kwa Geok Choo Professor of Property Law
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)

HALPIN, Andrew
D.Phil. M.A. (Oxford)

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

HO Hock Lai
Amaladass Professor of Criminal Justice
Ph.D. (Cambridge), BCL (Oxford), LL.B. (NUS), Advocate & Solicitor (Singapore)

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

KOH Thong Bee, Tommy
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)

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

NG-LOY Wee Loon
LL.M. (London), LL.B. (NUS), Advocate & Solicitor (Singapore)

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

PINSLER, Jeffrey, S.C.
Geoffrey Bartholomew Professor
LL.D. (Liverpool), LL.M. (Cambridge), LL.B. (Liverpool) Barrister (Middle Temple), Advocate & Solicitor (Singapore)

SIMESTER, A.P.
Provost's Chair
D.Phil (Oxford), B.Com., LL.B. (Auckland)

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

TAN Cheng Han, S.C.
LL.M. (Cambridge); LL.B. (NUS); Senior Counsel; Advocate and Solicitor, Singapore

TAN Lee Meng
LL.M. (London), LL.B. (NUS)

TAN Alan Khee Jin
JSD LL.M. (Yale), LL.B. (NUS)

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

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

THIO Li-ann
Provost's Chair
Ph.D. (Cambridge), LL.M. (Harvard), B.A. (Oxford), Barrister (Gray's Inn)

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

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

WOON Cheong Ming, Walter, S.C.
David Marshall Professor
LL.M. (Cambridge), LL.B. (NUS) Advocate & Solicitor (Singapore)


Associate Professors
BECKMAN, Robert Charles
LL.M. (Harvard), J.D. B.B.A. (Wisconsin)

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

LOI Kelry
LL.M. (London); LL.B. (Hons.) (NUS)

LYE Lin-Heng, Irene
LL.M. (Harvard), LL.M. (London), LL.B. (Singapore), Advocate & Solicitor (Singapore)

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

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

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

ONG Tze En, Burton
LL.M. (Harvard), BCL (European & Comparative Law) (Oxford), LL.B. (NUS) Advocate & Solicitor (Singapore), Attorney & Counsellor (New York State)

ONG Siew Ling, Debbie
LL.M. (Cambridge), LL.B. (NUS), Advocate & Solicitor (Singapore)

PHUA Lye Huat, Stephen
LL.M. (Tax) (London), LL.B. (NUS) Advocate & Solicitor (Singapore)

POH Chu Chai
LL.D. LL.M. (London), LL.B. (Singapore), Advocate & Solicitor (Singapore)

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

SENG Kiat Boon, Daniel
BCL (Oxford), LL.B. (NUS), Advocate & Solicitor (Singapore)

TAN David
Ph.D. (Melbourne), LL.M. (Harvard), LL.B. (Hons), B.Com. (Melbourne)

TAY Seong Chee, Simon
LL.M. (Harvard), LL.B. (NUS) Advocate & Solicitor (Singapore)

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

YEO Hwee Ying
LL.M. (London), LL.B. (Singapore)


Associate Professors (Professional Practice)
LEE Yen Kee, Ruby
LL.M. (LSE) , LL.B. (Hons) (NUS) , Advocate and Solicitor, Singapore

LIM Lei Theng
LL.M. (Harvard), LL.B. (NUS)

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


Associate Professors (Teaching)
WHALEN-BRIDGE, Helena
J.D. (Connecticut), LL.M. (NUS), Attorney at Law (California, Connecticut)


Assistant Professors
BOOYSEN Sandra Annette
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)

CHEAH Wui Ling
LL.M. (Harvard), LL.M. LL.B. (NUS)

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

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

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

HO Qing Ying, Jean
LL.M. (Panthéon-Sorbonne), LL.M. (NYU), LL.B.. (NUS), Attorney & Counselor-at-Law (New York), Advocate & Solicitor (Singapore)

HOFMANN Christian
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)

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

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

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

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

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

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

VAROTTIL, Umakanth
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)



Senior Lecturer
HAYRE Sheila
J.D. (Yale); M.A., B.A. (Stanford); Attorney & Counsellor-at-Law (New York, Connecticut)


Lecturer
CHEW Elaine
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

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


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

LEOW Rachel
LL.M. (Cantab), LL.B. (NUS)


Professorial Fellow
YEO Meng Heong, Stanley
LL.D. Ph.D. LL.M. (Sydney), LL.M. (Wellington), LL.B. (Singapore), Barrister (New South Wales)
LL.D. (Honoris Causa, Southern Cross University)



Associate Professorial Fellows
HO Peng Kee
LL.M. (Harvard), LL.B. (Singapore) Advocate & Solicitor (Singapore)

WINSLOW V S
M.A., LL.B. (Cambridge), Barrister (Middle Temple), Advocate & Solicitor (Singapore)


Sheridan Fellow
CHAN Fan Xing, Samuel
LL.B. (Hons), B Asia-Pacific Studies (Australian National University)

KHOO Chian Yian, Kenneth
LL.B. (Hons.), B.Soc.Sci. (Hons.) (Economics)

KOH Alan K
LL.M. (Boston), LL.B. (NUS)

LEE Ivan
LL.B. (NUS)

LIAU Timothy
LL.B. (NUS)

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

TAN Zhong Xing
LL.B. (NUS), Advocate & Solicitor (Singapore)


Post-Doctoral Fellows
BUI Ngoc Son
Ph.D. (HKU)

JOSEPH Sally-Ann
Ph.D. (University of New South Wales), MTAX (University of New South Wales), MCOM (University of Southern Queensland), LL.B. (University of New England), Admitted as Solicitor to Supreme Court of New South Wales, CPA, Chartered Tax Advisor

SPANJAART Michiel
Ph.D. (Erasmus, Rotterdam), M.R. (Utrecht), Advocaat

TORTI Valerio
Ph.D. (Southampton), LL.M (University College London), LL.B (Luiss University of Rome), Admitted to the Rome (Italy) Bar Council

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


Adjunct Professors
BOO Geok Seng, Lawrence
LL.M., LL.B. (NUS), FCIArb, FSIArb, FAMINZ, Advocate & Solicitor (Singapore), Solicitor (England & Wales)

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

PINSLER, Leena
LL.M. (Cambridge), LL.B. (NUS)

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

S. Jennifer Marie
LL.M. (University of London), LL.B. (NUS)

TAN Kevin Y L
JSD LL.M. (Yale), LL.B. (NUS)


Adjunct Associate Professors
APOSTOLOU Evangelos
Solicitor (England & Wales), Barrister (Lincoln's Inn), Advocate (Bar of Cyprus)

CHUAH Chee Kian, Christopher
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
Ph.D. (UCL), LL.B. (NUS), Solicitor (England & Wales), Advocate & Solicitor (Singapore)

DE VAZ Ian
LL.M., LL.B. (Hons], MCIArb, MSIArb

KWEK Choon Lin, Winston
LL.B. (NUS), Advocate & Solicitor (Singapore)

LAI Tze Chang, Stanley
LL.B. (Hons) LL.M. (Cantab) Ph.D. (Cantab), Barrister at Law (Lincoln's Inn), Advocate & Solicitor, Singapore

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

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


NALACHANDRAN Anand
LL.B. (NUS), GCIA (NUS), FSIArb

SIM Edmund Walter Kwantze
J.D. (Michigan), A.B. (Dartmouth)

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


Adjunct Assistant Professors
LEE Peng Khoon, Edwin
LL.B. (NUS), M.Sc (Real Estate Development), Advocate & Solicitor (Singapore)

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


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

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

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

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

Instructor
DHILLON Harpreet Kaur
LL.B. (NUS), Advocate & Solicitor (Singapore)

Instructor
FRONTCZAK Morgan Fargarson
J.D. (Georgetown)

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

Instructor
LEE Ee Yang, Emmanuel
LL.B. (NUS)

Instructor
MORLEY-FALTING Kirsten Renee
LLB (Hons 1A), Queensland University of Technology; B. Econ, University of Queensland; Admitted as a Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Queensland and Solicitor of the High Court of Australia

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

Instructor
SIM Khadijah Mohd.
LL.B. (NUS), Advocate & Solicitor (Singapore)

Instructor
TAN Zhi Peng Benny
LL.B. (NUS)

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

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

Instructor
ZOHRAB Jane
Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Law - BA/LLB - 1995 Admitted as a Barrister and Solicitor of the High Court of New Zealand -1996 Admitted as an Australian Lawyer under the Legal Profession Act (Victoria) -2009


Teaching Fellows
Ramasamy S/O Nachiappan
LL.B. (NUS)

CHEN Zhida
LL.M. (NYU), LL.B. (NUS)

CHIA Huai Yuan
LL.B. (NUS)

PANG Ru Xue, Jamie
B.A. (Oxford), First Class Honours

TAN Ngee Wee, Ervin


TAN Tian Yi
LL.M. (Harvard), B.A. (Oxford), First Class Honours



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