Visiting Professors in Semester 1, Academic Year 2013-2014

The Faculty warmly welcomes the following Visiting Professors for Semester 1 of AY 2013-14:

1. Arlo Daniel John AWREY (Topics in Law & Economics)
Visiting Senior Fellow
Visiting Period: 12 - 30 August 2013


Office : FED 02-31
Tel No : (65) 6516 4274
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Professor Awrey is a University Lecturer in Law and Finance and Fellow with Linacre College in Oxford University, Faculty of Law. He has a D.Phill in Oxford University, Faculty of Law. He is also a Fellow with George Washington University in the Center for Law (Economics & Finance) and a Convener in Oxford Senior Practitioner Lecture Series in Law and Finance. His recent publications include “Between Law and Markets: Is There a Role for Culture and Ethics in Financial Regulation” (2013) and “Toward a Supply-side Theory of Financial Innovation”
2. Frederic BACHAND (Arbitration of Investment Disputes)
Visiting Associate Professor
Visiting Period: 12 August 2013 – 30 August 2013


Office : BB 03-16
Tel No : (65) 6516 7613
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Professor Bachand is an Associate Professor of Law at McGill University, where he teaches in the areas of legal interpretation, extrajudicial dispute resolution, international investments, civil procedure and civil evidence. He holds doctoral degrees from Université Panthéon-Assas (Paris II) and Université de Montréal, as well as an LL.M. from the University of Cambridge, where he spent a year after clerking for Justice Gérard V. La Forest of the Supreme Court of Canada
3. Howard N BENNETT (Maritime Law)
MPA Professor in Maritime Law
Visiting Period: 12 August 2013 – 30 August 2013


Office : ETS 02-16
Tel No : (65) 6516 4277
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Professor Bennett has pursued an academic career at the University of Nottingham since 1989, being appointed to the Hind Chair of Commercial Law in 2001. He has a general interest in commercial law with special interests in international trade law and maritime law (particularly marine insurance law and the law of documentary credits and autonomous guarantees). He has given numerous talks on commercial transactions law, including public lectures, presentations at professional seminars, conference presentations, and lectures to legal practitioners. He is the author of The Law of Marine Insurance (2nd edition 2006) and co-editor of and contributor to Vulnerable Transactions in Corporate Insolvency (2003). He is a member of the authorial teams of Benjamin’s Sale of Goods (as from 2008 (first supplement to the 7th edition)), with responsibility for the chapters relating to international trade finance, and Scrutton on Charterparties and Bills of Lading (as from 2011 (22nd edition)).
4. Irene CALBOLI (Foundations of IP Law, International Trade and IP, Topics in Civil Law Tradition (A) : EU Harmonisation)
Visiting Professor
Visiting Period: 13 May 2013 – 12 May 2014


Office : FED 02-02
Tel No : (65) 6601 2880
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Professor Calboli is the Director of Intellectual Property and Technology Program at Marquette University Law School. She held visiting positions in various institutions like TC Beirne School of Law, Justus Liebig University Law School, DePaul University College of Law, etc.. She has a LLM from the London School of Economics and Political Science, and a LLB and a Doctorate of Research in Intellectual Property and Antitrust Law from the University of Bologna School of Law.
5. Franco FERRARI (International Business Transcations)
Visiting Professor
Visiting Period: 12 August 2013- 30 August 2013


Office : BB 03-20
Tel No : (65) 6601 3571
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Professor Ferrari is currently a Professor of Law and Director for Center Transnational Litigation and Commercial Law at the New York University School of Law, USA and a Professor of International Law at Verona University School of Law. He has been teaching at the NUS Faculty of Law as a Visiting Professor since 2007.
6. Nicholas H D Foster (Islamic Finance Law)
Visiting Senior Fellow
Visiting Period: 2 September 2013- 20 September 2013


Office : FED 02-31
Tel No : (65) 6516 4274/6516 3683
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Professor Foster is a Senior Lecturer at University of London (SOAS). His research interests include comparative commercial and general comparative law, with special reference to Islamic commercial law and Arab Middle East law. He is the founding editor of the Journal of Comparative Law. He received the SOAS Director’s Teaching Prize 2005-2006.
7. James Goudkamp (Advance Torts)
Visiting Senior Fellow
Visiting Period: 2 September 2013- 20 September 2013


Office : ETS 02-16
Tel No : (65) 6516 4277
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Professor Goudkamp is Fellow and Tutor, Balliol College, Oxford, and University Lecturer, Faculty of Law, University of Oxford. He completed his undergraduate studies (BSc/LLB (Hons)) at the University of Wollongong and his postgraduate degrees (BCL (Dist), MPhil (Dist), DPhil) at Magdalen College, Oxford. Professor Goudkamp was previously Shaw Foundation Junior Research Fellow in Law, Jesus College, Oxford (2009-2011), Lecturer in Law, St Hilda's College, Oxford (2008-2009), Associate to the Hon Justice Michael Kirby AC CMG of the High Court of Australia (2005-2006) and Associate Lecturer in Law, Faculty of Law, University of Wollongong (2003-2005).
8. Christopher V M Hare (Wealth Management Law)
Visiting Senior Fellow
Visiting Period: 2 September 2013- 20 September 2013


Office : FED 02-32
Tel No : (65) 6516 4276
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Professor Hare has a LLM from Harvard Law School in 1997 and a BA (1st Class Hons) in Law from Trinity College at Cambridge University in 1995. He is a senior Lecturer in Law with the Faculty of Law in University of Auckland since 2005. Prior to his employment in University of Auckland, he was appointed as a Fellow & College Lecturer in Law with the Jesus College in Cambridge University from 2000. He is currently writing a book “Banks in the Conflict of Law” which is expected to be published in early 2015.
9. Jonathan HARRIS (Comparative Conflicts of Laws)
Visiting Professor
Visiting Period: 12 August 2013- 30 August 2013


Office : BB 03-11
Tel No : (65) 6601 3568
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Professor Harris joined the Dickson Poon School of Law as Professor of International Commercial Law in September 2011. Prior to that, he was Professor of International Commercial Law at the University of Birmingham (2002-2011), where he acted as Deputy Head of School (2006-9) and Director of Research (2003-2009). He was previously a Reader in Law at the University of Nottingham (2000-2001); and Lecturer at the University of Birmingham (1995-2000). He graduated with the degrees of M.A. and B.C.L. (both from Oxford University) and PhD (University of Birmingham).

Professor Harris is an editor of Dicey, Morris and Collins, The Conflicts of Laws and of Benjamin’s Sale is of Goods. He is the co-editor (and co-founder) of the Journal of Private International Law; and an editorial board member of the journal Trusts and Trustees. He is joint series editor of the Studies in Private International Law Series (Hart Publishing). He serves on the British Institute of International and Comparative Law’s’ Private International Law Advisory Panel. Prof Harris is also a practising barrister and holds a tenancy at Serle Court Chambers, London. In this capacity, he has appeared in the Supreme Court and in the Privy Council. Today, he combines legal practice with his academic positions at King’s.
10. Julia Hornle (Cyber Law)
Visiting Associate Professor
Visiting Period: 12 August 2013- 30 August 2013


Office : BB 03-15
Tel No : (65) 6601 2168
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Dr Hörnle is a Senior Lecturer in Internet Law in Queen Mary, University of London from 2000. She is trained with the international lawfirm of Eversheds, qualifying as a solicitor in 1999 and she practised in their London and Brussels Offices before joining Queen Mary, University of London. She is an expert in internet law, focusing on regulatory issues, consumer protection, jurisdiction and online dispute resolution, teaches Cyberspace Law for the LLM and LLB and parts of other courses in the Computer and Communications Law offering. Dr Hornle is the Programme Director of the Distance Learning Computer and Communications Law LLM/Diploma/Certificate and also manages the EULISP exchange programme with Hannover University.
11. Rutsel S. J. MARTHA (International Police Enforcement Cooperation)
Visiting Professor
Visiting Period: 12 August 2013 – 30 August 2013


Office : ETS 02-22
Tel No: (65) 6516 5418
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Dr Martha is currently a General Counsel and Director of Legal Affairs of the International Fund for Agricultural Development in Italy since 2008. He has been teaching at the NUS Faculty of Law as a Distinguished Visitor since 2007 and as a Visiting Professor since 2010.
12. Carrie MENKEL-MEADOW (International Alternative Dispute Resolution)
Visiting Professor
Visiting Period: 12 August 2013 – 30 August 2013


Office : BB 03-06
Tel No : (65) 6601 3567
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Professor Menkel is the Chancellor’s Professor of Law and Founding Faculty at Irvine Law School of the University of California. She is also an A.B. Chettle, Jr. Professor of Dispute Resolution and Civil Procedure at Georgetown University Law Center and a professor in the Women's Studies program, Acting Director of the Center for the Study of Women, and Co-Director of UCLA's Center on Conflict Resolution

Professor Menkel has a J.D. (Cum Laude) from University of Pennsylvania Law School in 1974 and a A.B. (Magna cum Laude) from Barnard College of Columbia University in 1971. She was previously appointed as Visiting Professor at the National University of Singapore in August 2011.
13. Loukas MISTELIS (International Investment Law)
KGC Distinguished Professor
Visiting Period: 12 August 2013 – 30 August 2013


Office : FED 02-06
Tel No : (65) 6601 3565
User ID : lawlm


Professor Mistelis was educated in Greece (LLB Hons Athens 1991); France (Certificate in International & Comparative Human Rights, IIHR, Strasbourg, 1990); Germany (MLE magna cum laude, 1992, Dr iuris summa cum laude, Law School, Hanover, Germany, 1998); and Japan (Certificate in Japanese international trade law, Law School, Keio University, Tokyo, 1998). He has been a member of the Athens Bar since 1993. He is fluent in English, German and Greek, and has good knowledge of French, and basic knowledge of Polish, Russian and Spanish.

Professor Mistelis (Greek national) is an acknowledged authority on international dispute resolution. In 2006 he was listed as one of the “leading lights in international arbitration”, 45 under 45, amongst the top 15 highlighted members of the list and is also listed on the Who’s Who Commercial Arbitration since 2007. He is the Clive Schmitthoff Professor of Transnational Commercial Law and Arbitration and the Director of the School of International Arbitration at the Centre for Commercial Law Studies, Queen Mary University of London.
14. Ronald NOBLE (International Police Enforcement Cooperation)
Visiting Professor
Visiting Period: 12 August 2013 – 30 August 2013


Office : ETS 02-25
Tel No : (65) 6601 2167
User ID : lawv104


Professor 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. An expert on federal criminal law as well as international law enforcement, he served as assistant secretary for enforcement at the U.S. Treasury Department and then as the Treasury’s undersecretary for enforcement.
15. Tunde Ogowewo (Corporate Governance)
Visiting Professor
Visiting Period: 2 September 2013 – 20 September 2013


Office : BB 03-12
Tel No : (65) 6601 3569
User ID : lawoten


Professor Ogowewo teaches corporate finance law, corporate governance, and mergers and acquisitions law at King’s College London. He is also a Global Hauser Visiting Professor of Law at NYU Law School, New York. He is recognised as a leading expert on UK takeover law. He created the first course in the University of London’s LL.M. programme on the UK Takeover Code. Judicial citations of his expertise, which covers corporate finance law to public law, can be found in Santolina Investment Corp Chancery Division (2007) EWHC 437 (Ch) (proprietary claims), Re Williams (2007) EWHC 1304 (illegality), Re Alamieseyegha (2005) EWHC 2704 (sovereign immunity and federations) and Koroi v. Commissioner of Inland Revenue and Attorney General of the Republic of Fiji (2001) Civil App. 78/2000S (rule of law). His expertise has also been cited by broadsheets including the London Financial Times.

Professor Ogowewo is professionally qualified as a Barrister (Middle Temple) and Solicitor (England and Wales) and also as a Barrister and Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Nigeria. He is a member of the UK’s Chartered Institute of Arbitrators. His legal practice includes international commercial arbitration and he has acted as Counsel for The Federal Republic of Nigeria and also for oil companies in various ICC international arbitrations. He holds advanced degrees from the London School of Economics and Political Science (LL.M.) and King’s College London (Ph.D).
16. Djakhongir SAIDOV (International & Comparative Oil and Gas Law)
Visiting Associate Professor
Visiting Period: 2 September 2013 – 20 September 2013


Office : FED 02-24
Tel No : (65) 6601 3566
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Dr Saidov has recently promoted to Reader at Birmingham Law School in UK. He specialises in English Law of International Sale of Goods and International & Comparative Oil & Gas Law. He is presently the Director of the Taught Postgraduate Programmes (LLM) in University of Birmingham. He was invited to teach at University of World Economy and Diplomacy and Tashkent State Juridical Institute in Tashkent, Uzbekistan.

Dr Saidov has a PhD and a LLM (Distinction) in International Commercial and Business Law from University of East Anglia. He has a Bachelor of International Law from University of World Economy and Diplomacy in Tashkent, Uzbekistan.
17. Ingo VENZKE (The Law & Politics of International Courts & Tribunals)
Visiting Senior Fellow
Visiting Period: 2 September 2013 – 20 September 2013


Office : BB 03-16
Tel No : (65) 6516 7613
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Dr Venzke is a Senior Research Fellow and Lecturer at the Amsterdam Center for International Law, University of Amsterdam. His research forms part of the project on "the architecture of postnational rulemaking" and his teaching includes LL.M. courses on International Trade Law and International Dispute Settlement. He wrote his PhD at the University of Frankfurt while working as a Research Fellow at the Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law and International Law in Heidelberg (MPIL). He received his LL.M. from the University of London and his B.A. in International Relations from the University of Dresden (spending one semester at the American University in Cairo). Before joining the Amsterdam of University, Dr Venzke was a Hauser Research Scholar at New York University (NYU), affiliated with the Institute for International Law and Justice (IILJ), and a Visiting Scholar at the Cegla Center for the Interdisciplinary Research of the Law, Tel Aviv University.
   

 

 

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