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
Kwa Geok Choo Professor of Property Law
D.Phil. (Oxon) 1992, LL.B. (Toronto) 1988, B.Sc. (Western Ontario) 1985, Barrister (Lincoln's Inn)

Academic Affairs
TAN David
Dean's Chair
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)

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

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

CHALMERS Damian
BA Honours Jurisprudence

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)

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); Senior Counsel (Honoris Causa) (Singapore)

PENNER James
Kwa Geok Choo Professor of Property Law
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)

STONE SWEET Alec
Saw Swee Hock Centennial Professor
Ph.D., Political Science, University Of Washington

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

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

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

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

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)


Professors (Professional Practice)
REED Lucy Ferguson
J.D. 1977, University of Chicago Law School B.A. 1974, Brown University


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)

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)

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)

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

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

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

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

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)

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

LIN Shuwen, Jolene
Ph.D. (Erasmus University Rotterdam); LL.M. (New York University); LL.B. (London School of Economics and Political Science; Advocate and Solicitor (Supreme Court of 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.B. (1st Class Hons) (NUS), BCL/D.Phil. (Oxon), LL.M. (Harv), Advocate & Solicitor (Singapore), Attorney & Counsellor at Law (New York State)

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

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

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

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

TAN David
Dean's Chair
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)

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)


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

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


Assistant Professors
CHEAH Wui Ling
D.Phil. (Oxford), 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)

HO Qing Ying, Jean
Ph.D. (Cambridge); Maîtrise en Droit (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)

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)

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

TAN Hsien-Li
Ph.D. (NUS), LL.M. (Nott.), LL.B. (LSE)


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

TAN Zhi Peng Benny
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)


Teaching Assistant
WONG Wen Jian
LL.B. (NUS), Advocate & Solicitor (Singapore)

WONG YongQuan, Benjamin
LL.B. (NUS), Advocate & Solicitor (Singapore)

YONG Jun Wei Daryl
LL.B. (NUS), Advocate & Solicitor (Singapore)


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)


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

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

LAU Jia Jun, Jeremiah
LL.B. (1st Class Hons) (NUS), Advocate & Solicitor (Singapore)

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

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

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

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

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

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


Post-Doctoral Fellows
FRYDRYCH David
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)

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

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

MEJÍA-LEMOS Diego Germán
Ph.D., LL.M. (NUS), LL.M. (NYU), PGDip, LL.B. (UNAL), Abogado (Colombia)

WEBER Viktor
Ph.D. (Soton), LL.M. (Soton), LL.B. (Soton, Rouen)


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

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)

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

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

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

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
CALAMITA N. Jansen
Bachelor of Civil Law (Oxon); J.D. magna cum laude (Boston) Admitted, New York State

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

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

DEWAN Nakul
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.

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

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

LEE Peng Khoon, Edwin
LL.B. (NUS), M.Sc (Real Estate Development), 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

PILLAI Prakash
LL.M., LL.B.(Hons), Barrister At Law (Middle Temple), Advocate & Solicitor, Singapore

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

R. Thrumurgan @ Thiru
LL.B. (NUS)

TAN Rachel
Bachelor of Civil Law (Hons), University of Oxford 1991
Bachelor of Arts, Australian National University 1990
Bachelor of Laws (Hons), Australian National University 1990
Singapore 2010
England & Wales 2003
New York 2000
New South Wales, Australia 1993
Queensland, Australia 1992
Australian Capital Territory, Australia 1991


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


Adjunct Assistant Professors
AZIZ Davinia
LL.M. (New York University), B.C.L. (Oxon), LL.B. (NUS), Advocate & Solicitor (Singapore)


Adjunct Lecturer
LEE Kevin
LL.M. (Cambridge), LL.B. (NUS), Advocate & Solicitor (Singapore)

YAP Alvin
LL.B. (NUS), Advocate and Solicitor (Singapore)


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

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

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

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

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

Instructor
CHEW Eunice
LL.M (NUS), LL.M (NYU), LL.B. (NUS), Advocate & Solicitor (Singapore)

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

Instructor
KAUR Jasmin
LL.B. (NUS), Advocate & Solicitor (Singapore)

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

Instructor
LEONG Hoi Seng, Victor
LL.B. (NUS)

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

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

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

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

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

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


Part-Time Tutors
CHEN Zhida
LL.M. (NYU), LL.B. (NUS)

LIM Tao Shien Marcus
LL.B. (NUS), BBA (NUS)

LIN Wenrong
LL.B. (NUS)

TIONG Teck Wee
LL.B. (NUS), Advocate & Solicitor (Singapore)



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