International Advisory Panel visits NUS Law


From left: Mr Wong Taur Jiun ’92, President of the Singapore Corporate Counsel Association, Mrs Stefanie Yuen Thio ’93, Joint Managing Director of TSMP Law Corporation, Professor Kim Kon Sik, Professor Hugh Collins, Chief Justice Sundaresh Menon ’86, Professor Simon Chesterman, Dean of NUS Law, Professor Harold Koh, Professor Cheryl Saunders, Mr Gregory Vijayendran ’92, President of The Law Society of Singapore and Associate Professor David Tan, Vice Dean (Academic Affairs)

The NUS Law International Advisory Panel (IAP) visited Singapore between 13 and 15 March 2017. As part of the three-day visit, they attended a dinner held on 14 March 2017 where they were joined by Chief Justice Sundaresh Menon ’86, members of the legal fraternity and alumni.

The IAP is chaired by Professor Hugh Collins, Vinerian Professor of English Law at Oxford University and includes Professor Kim Kon Sik of Seoul National University, Professor Harold Koh, Sterling Professor of International Law at Yale Law School, and Professor Cheryl Saunders, Laureate Professor Emeritus at Melbourne Law School.


Front Row: Professor Kim Kon Sik, Professor Cheryl Saunders, Professor Simon Chesterman, Dean of NUS Law, Professor Hugh Collins and Professor Harold Koh
Back Row: Associate Professor Eleanor Wong ’85, Vice Dean (Student Affairs), Ms Goh Mia Yang ’92, Associate Dean, Professor James Penner, Vice Dean (Research) and Associate Professor David Tan, Vice Dean (Academic Affairs)


The IAP was first established in 1998 to assess the faculty’s academic standing in relation to internationally renowned universities; and make recommendations on the faculty’s strategic development and future goals with a view to achieving international eminence. The last IAP (convened in 2011) comprised Professor Julie Maxton, Professor Stephen Toope, Professor Jeremy Webber and Professor Joseph Weiler.
 

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