Visiting Professors in Semester 1, Academic Year 2007-2008

The Faculty warmly welcomes the following Visiting Professors for Semester 1 of AY 2007-08:

1.

Lionel BENTLY
Topics in IP Law

Lionel Bently is the Herchel Smith Professor of Intellectual Property at the University of Cambridge. He is also the Director of the Centre of Intellectual Property and Information Law at the University of Cambridge and holds a Professorial position at Emmanuel College, Cambridge. He joins us as the Yong Shook Lin Professor in IP Law and will teach an intensive course, Topics in IP Law, in August

2.

Bruce CHAPMAN
Topics in Law & Economics: Rational Social Choice & Law

Bruce Chapman is a Professor of Law at the University of Toronto, where he teaches Tort Law and Rational and Social Choice Theory. He is an expert in tort law and economic analysis of law. He has held visiting appointments at, among others, Oxford, Yale, and ANU. Professor Chapman will be offering an intensive course on Topics in Law & Economics: Rational Social Choice & Law.

3.

DANG Xuan Hop
Foreign Investment Law in Vietnam

Hop Dang has an LLB from Vietnam as well as an LLB from Bond University and an LLM from Melbourne He is currently a doctoral candidate at Oxford University. Hop Dang has several years of experience in international commercial practice in Australia and Vietnam. He will be returning to the Faculty of Law to offer an intensive course, Foreign Investment Law in Vietnam.

4.

Kurt DEKETELAERE
Energy Law & Climate Change

Kurt Deketelaere is a Professor of Law in the Faculty of Law at the University of Leuven in Belgium. He is an expert on EC Energy Policy and Environmental Law and a member of the Brussels Bar. He has held visiting appointments at the University of Sydney and the University of Melbourne. He will be participating in a symposium on Climate Change at the Faculty of Law in August and will teach Energy Law & Climate Change.

5.

Franco FERRARI
Comparative Law of Torts and Contracts / European Private International Law


Franco Ferrari is currently a Professor of International Law at the Verona University School of Law in Italy. He was a Global Hauser Visiting Professor of Law at the New York University School of Law in 2005. Professor Ferrari will teach two consecutive intensive courses, Comparative Law of Torts & Contracts and European Private International Law.

6.

Stephen GIRVIN
Admiralty Law & Practice / Carriage of Goods by Sea


Stephen Girvin is a Professor of Maritime Law at the School of Law of the University of Birmingham. He is an expert in maritime law and company law. Professor Girvin joined Birmingham in January 2006 after three and a half years as an Associate Professor at NUS. He remains a regular visitor to NUS. He will co-teach two intensive courses, Admiralty Law & Practice and Carriage of Goods by Sea

7.

Kevin GRAY
Principles of Property Law


Kevin Gray is a Professor of Law at the Faculty of Law at the University of Cambridge and Dean and Fellow of Trinity College, Cambridge. He is also a member of the Advisory Council of the Institute of Advanced Legal Studies, University of London. Professor Gray has published widely on land law and property law. He will return to the Faculty of Law for two months to co-teach Principles of Property Law.

8.

Andrew James HARDING
Law, Governance and Development in Asia


Professor Harding is Professor of Asia-Pacific Legal Relations at the Faculty of Law of the University of Victoria and a member of the Centre for Asia-Pacific Initiatives. He is a former Head of Department and Professor of Law at the School of Oriental and African Studies at the University of London, and Chair of the SOAS Centre of South East Asian Studies. He returns to the Faculty to teach Law, Governance and Development in Asia.

9.

Yee Fen LIM
Law of Torts and IP/IT


Professor Yee Fen Lim is a Senior Consultant at Galexia Consulting and a Research Associate at the Baker & McKenzie Cyberspace Law and Policy Centre at the Faculty of Law, University of New South Wales. She has held previous appointments in Law at Macquarie University and the University of New South Wales and is the author of a leading Australian textbook on IT Law. Professor Lim will teach Torts in Semester 1.

10.

Rutsel MARTHA
International Police Enforcement Cooperation


Rustel Martha is currently General Counsel at the International Criminal Police Organization in France. He was an adjunct Professor of Law at the Washington College of Law (American University, Washington, DC) from 1988 to 1989. Dr Martha will co-teach International Police Enforcement Cooperation with Professor Noble.

11.

Ziba MIR-HOSSEINI
Legal Anthropology / Islamic Law and Human Rights


Ziba Mir-Hosseini is a Hauser Visiting Professor for the Global Law Program at the NYU Law School. She is a legal anthropologist with interests in Islamic Law, women’s rights and legal development. She also has extensive research and consultancy experience in Iran, Morocco, Malaysia, and Indonesia. She will teach two intensive courses, Islamic Law and Human Rights and Legal Anthropology: How Culture Shapes Law.

12.

Ronald K. NOBLE
International Police Enforcement Cooperation


Ronald Noble is a tenured Professor of Law at New York University School of Law, on leave of absence while serving as Interpol’s Secretary General. He was elected Secretary General by the 69th Interpol General Assembly in Rhodes, Greece, in 2000, and was unanimously reelected to a second five-year term by the 74th Interpol General Assembly in Berlin, Germany in 2005. Professor Noble will co-teach International Police Enforcement Cooperation with Professor Martha.

13.

Joseph WEILER
World Trade Law


Joseph Weiler is University Professor and Jean Monnet Chair at the NYU Law School. He is Chairman of the NYU Global Law School Program and Director of the Jean Monnet Center for International and Regional Economic Law & Justice. He is also an Honorary Professor at London University and University of Copenhagen. He writes on international law, the law of the European Union, and comparative constitutional law. Professor Weiler returns to the Faculty to teach an intensive course, World Trade Law.

14.

ZHU Lanye
Chinese IP Law


Zhu Lanye is a Professor of Law at East China University of Politics and Law (ECUPL) in Shanghai and an arbitrator with the China International Economic & Trade Arbitration Commission (CIETAC). She is an expert in intellectual property law and is returning to NUS to teach Chinese Intellectual Property Law on an intensive basis.

 

 

top