Visiting Professors in Semester 1, Academic Year 2014-2015

The Faculty warmly welcomes the following Visiting Professors for Semester 1 of AY 2014-15:

1. Tony ANGHIE (Public and Private International Law, International Economic Law & Globalisation, United Nations Law & Practice, and Development State in a Changing World Order)
Visiting Professor
Visiting Period : 1 July 2014 to 30 June 2015

Office : FED 02-24
Tel No. (65) 6601 3566
User ID : lawata


Tony is Samuel D. Thurman Professor of Law at the University of Utah. His research interests include public and private international law; human rights; globalization, development issues, and international law; terrorism and the use of force; international business transactions and international economic law; colonialism and the history of public international law; and third world approaches to international law.

He received a B.A. and an LL.B. from Monash University in Melbourne, Australia. He earned an S.J.D. from Harvard Law School, where he also served as a MacArthur Scholar at the Harvard Center for International Affairs and a Senior Fellow in the Graduate Program at the law school. In the summer of 1994, he completed an internship with the International Monetary Fund in Washington, D.C. He also practiced law in Melbourne, Australia.
2. Irene CALBOLI (Foundations of IP, International Trade and IP, Topics in Civil Law Tradition (A): EU Harmonisation)
Visiting Professor
Visiting Period : 13 May 2014 – 12 May 2015

Office : BB 03-15
Tel No : (65) 6601 2880
User ID : lawic


Professor Calboli is a Visiting Professor at the Faculty of Law, a Professor of Law at Marquette University Law School, and a Transatlantic Technology Law Forum Fellow at Stanford Law School. She started her academic career at the Faculty of Law of the University of Bologna and held visiting research positions at the King’s College London, the University of California Berkeley, the University Complutense, and the Max-Planck-Institute for Intellectual Property Law. She is an active member of the International Trademark Association (INTA), the International Association for the Advancement of Teaching and Research in Intellectual Property (ATRIP), the Association Littéraire and Artistique Internationale (ALAI), the Association of American Law Schools, and the American Bar Association.
3. CHOI Won-Mog (WTO, The Law of Treaties and Trade Remedy Law and Practice)
Visiting Professor
Visiting Period : 11 August 2014 to 10 May 2015

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


Professor Choi is a Professor of Law and director of the WTO Law Center at Ewha Womans University School of Law in Seoul. He is a member of editorial board of various journals including the Journal of International Economic Law, the Law and Development Review, and the Indian Journal of International Economic Law.

He received his legal education in the United States (Georgetown Law, S.J.D. and LL.M.) and Korea (Seoul National University, M.P.A. and LL.B). Prior to joining Ewha, he worked for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade of Korea for 11 years as a diplomat and legal officer in charge of numerous trade issues, including WTO dispute settlements, trade remedy issues, and FTAs.
4. Arad REISBERG (Shareholders’ Rights & Remedies)
Visiting Professor
Visiting Period: 12 - 29 August 2014

Office : BB 03-16
Tel No : (65) 6516 7613
User ID : lawarei


Professor Reisberg is currently a Reader in Corporate and Financial Law at the Faculty of Laws, University College London. He is also the Director of the UCL Centre for Commercial Law. Between 2009 and 2012, he acted as the Faculty’s Vice Dean (Research). He has been teaching at the Faculty since September 2003, and joined it full-time in September 2006. He was formerly a Senior Arts Scholar (2001-2003) and a Tutor at Pembroke College Oxford, where he taught law at six colleges at Oxford University in the period 2001-2005. He has also been a Visiting Lecturer at Oxford University (2005) and a Lecturer at Warwick Law School (2005-2006).
5. Christian Anton WITTING (Advanced Torts)
Visiting Professor
Visiting Period: 12 - 29 August 2014

Office : ETS 02-16
Tel No : (65) 6516 4277
User ID : lawchaw


Professor Witting is Professor of Law in the University of Exeter, School of Law. He held previous positions at Durham University, Nottingham University, the University of Melbourne, and the Commonwealth Attorney’s General’s Department (Australia). He is a Barrister and Solicitor of the High Court of Australia. He currently serves as Deputy Head of School at Exeter. Previously he served as Acting Head/Deputy Head at Durham and as JD Course Director at Melbourne. He has been a visiting professor/scholar at the University of Queensland (2008) and the University of Connecticut (2009).
6. Christopher HARE (Wealth Management Law)
Visiting Associate Professor
Visiting Period: 12 - 29 August 2014

Office : BB 03-08
Tel No : (65) 6601 3979
User ID : lawcvmh


Professor Hare is an Associate Professor of Law and a Fellow of Somerville College. He earn an LLM from Harvard Law School in 1997 and a BA (1st Class Hons) in Law from Trinity College at Cambridge University in 1995. He was previously a Senior Lecturer in the Law Faculty at the University of Auckland. His teaching and research interests lie broadly in the law of obligations and the corporate and commercial law fields, with particular focus on domestic and international banking law, corporate finance, and shareholder remedies.
7. Clark B. LOMBARDI (Islamic Law)
Visiting Professor
Visiting Period: 12 - 29 August 2014

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


Professor Lombardi joined the University of Washington Law School in 2004. A specialist in Islamic law and in constitutional law, he teaches in these areas and also teaches courses in federalism, comparative law, and development law. Professor Lombardi's current research and writing have focused on the evolution of Islamic law in contemporary legal systems. He also focuses on comparative judicial institutions and on the way that constitutional systems deal with religious organizations and religious law.
8. Jennifer Susan PAYNE (Equity Financing)
Visiting Professor
Visiting Period: 12 - 29 August 2014

Office : BB 03-18
Tel No : (65) 6601 3013
User ID : lawjsp


Professor Payne is a Professor in Corporate Finance Law at Merton College, Oxford. Her research interests are in corporate law generally, with an emphasis on corporate finance law. She has held various visiting positions at the University of Auckland, the Max Planck Institute, Columbia Law School, and Hamburg Law School.
9. Michael Anthony WILKINSON (The EU and Its Laws)
Visiting Associate Professor
Visiting Period: 12 - 29 August 2014

Office : ETS 02-27
Tel No : (65) 6601 2389
User ID : lawmaw


Dr Wilkinson is an Associate Professor of Law at London School of Economics (LSE). He studied at University College London, the College of Europe, Bruges, and completed a PhD at the European University Institute, Florence, on ‘The Idea of Postnational Constitutionalism’. Prior to taking up his post at LSE in September 2007, he was a lecturer at Manchester University, EU-US Fulbright Research Fellow at Columbia and NYU and was called to the Bar (Lincoln’s Inn) in 2000. He has also taught at Cornell University as adjunct professor of law and been a visiting professor at Université Panthéon-Assas (Paris II).
10. Steven James HAZELWOOD (Maritime Law)
MPA Professor in Maritime Law
Visiting Period: 12 - 29 August 2014

Office : BB 03-19
Tel No : (65) 6516 4273
User ID : lawsjha


Dr Hazelwood is a Visiting Lecturer with University of Birmingham. He has held visiting positions in several institutions including the University of Wales, the University of Gijon, and University College London. He has a Ph.D., LLM and a LLB (Hons).
11. John Owen HALEY (The Civil Law Tradition: Europe, Latin America and East Asia)
Kwa Geok Choo Distinguished Visitor
Visiting Period: 18 August – 19 September 2014

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

Professor Haley is an internationally renowned scholar of comparative law with a special emphasis on Japan. His works have ranged from historical studies of law in Japan, Hispanic America and medieval Europe to contemporary issues of constitutional adjudication and contract law.

Before joining Vanderbilt's law faculty, Professor Haley taught at the University of Washington in Seattle, where he served as director of the Asian Law Program and, briefly, of the Henry M. Jackson School of International Studies. He was also the founding Garvey, Shubert & Barer Professor of Law. From 2000-10, he taught in the School of Law at Washington University in St. Louis, where he was the first Wiley B. Rutledge Professor of Law and directed the Whitney R. Harris Institute for Global Legal Studies from 2002-07. He retired in 2010 as the William R. Ortwein Distinguished Professor of Law, Emeritus.
12. Alain MAILLOT (Cross Border Mergers)
Visiting Professor
Visiting Period: 2 - 19 September 2014


Office : BB 03-18
Tel No : (65) 6601 3013
User ID : lawam


Professor Maillot is an Adjunct Professor of Law at New York University School of Law, where he teaches Cross Border Mergers & Acquisitions since 2010. He holds doctoral degree from Paris Law School, as well as an MCL from the Chicago Law School. He was a Visiting Professor in NYC Law School in 2012, teaching Cross Border Mergers and also a partner of the law firm Darrois Villey Maillot Brochier since 1992.
13. Andrew Frederick CHRISTIE (Cyber Law)
Visiting Professor
Visiting Period: 2 - 19 September 2014

Office : BB 03-16
Tel No : (65) 6516 7613
User ID : lawafch

Professor Christie is a Professor of Intellectual Property at Melbourne Law School, University of Melbourne. He was the founding Director of the Intellectual Property Research Institute of Australia (IPRIA), a national centre for multi-disciplinary research in the law, economic and management of intellectual property, established at the University of Melbourne in 2002. He has Bachelor degrees in Science and in Law from the University of Melbourne, an LLM with distinction from the University of London, and a prize-winning PhD from the University of Cambridge. He is an academic and professional lawyer who specialises in intellectual property law. He has particular expertise in the application of intellectual property law, and especially copyright, patent and trade mark law, to digital environment.
14. Gerardine GOH ESCOLAR (International Humanitarian Law)
Visiting Senior Fellow
Visiting Period: 2 - 19 September 2014

Office : ETS 02-16
Tel No : (65) 6516 4277
User ID : lawgmg

Dr. Gérardine Goh is Legal Adviser to the President of the Iran-United States Claims Tribunal. She is Global Associate at the Centre for International Law and Associate Research Fellow at the Faculty of Law, Leiden University.

Her areas of expertise include public international law, international dispute settlement, commercial arbitration, and the interaction of technology, business and the law. Her research publications have been awarded the 2003 Diederiks-Verschoor Medal and the International Academy of Astronautics’ 2010 Social Science Book Award. Her first book, Dispute Settlement in International Space Law (Nijhoff: 2007), remains the best-selling book of its series. She is a contributor to the International Law Reports (Cambridge UP) and the Annotated Leading Cases of International Criminal Tribunals (Intersentia), and is working on her fourth book, International Law and Outer Space (Oxford UP: forthcoming 2015).
15. John Beattie PATERSON (International Oil & Gas)
Visiting Professor
Visiting Period: 2 - 19 September 2014

Office : BB 03-08
Tel No : (65) 6601 3979
User ID : lawjbp

Professor Paterson trained as a solicitor in the Office of the Solicitor to the Secretary of State for Scotland before pursuing an academic career. He was Senior Lecturer and then Reader at the University of Westminster between 1998 and 2004 when he joined the University of Aberdeen as a Reader. He was appointed Professor of Law in August 2011. He co-directs the Centre for Energy Law as well as Aberdeen's involvement in the North Sea Energy Law Programme with Greg Gordon.

His research has covered systems theory, the regulation of risk, governance in the EU, corporate governance and energy law. He has been involved in a number of international projects both in research and teaching. He has provided specialist training in oil and gas law and corporate governance for the corporate sector, expert advice in international arbitration, and consultancy to international organisations. He is series editor (together with Professor Julian Webb) of the Law, Science and Society series published by Routledge-Cavendish.
   
   
   

 

 

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