LawLink March 2014

This Issue

Catch me if you can!

In January this year, Deputy Superintendant of Police (DSP) Gail Wong '04 received the Operational Excellence Awards for outstanding performance and excellent teamwork in the rescue of an elderly kidnap victim, and the subsequent arrest of the suspects. Click here to find out more.

  This Issue
  Dean's Diary
  Alumni Feature
  Faculty Feature
  Student Feature
  Class Reunions
  Class Action

Dean's Diary


This time of year is always exciting at NUS Law. Our current students are preparing for their exams, many of them graduating to the next phase of their lives. Even as they look beyond the Bukit Timah Campus, we are recruiting the next cohort of undergraduate students. The Dean shares some of the latest developments at NUS Law. Click here to find out more.

One Stop for All Pro Bono Activities

NUS Law officially launched an online portal for pro bono projects on March 10, 2014. Named “Start Now Law”, the set-up of the portal is to encourage and enhance students’ involvement in legal pro bono activities. Click here to find out more.

NUS Law Careers Fair 2014

The Law Careers Fair is an annual event which provides students the invaluable opportunity to network with law practitioners and learn more about internships, training contracts and their prospective career choices. Click here to find out more.


Migrant Awareness Week

Inspired by their previous experiences volunteering at NGOs dedicated to migrant worker issues, students saw a need for a Migrant Workers Awareness Week at the NUS Law Faculty. Click here to find out more.

Law IV – Novus Actus

NUS Law IV is a hallowed tradition where final year students gather their talents (hidden or otherwise) to put up a musical and to raise funds for charity. This year, we proceeded along the theme of helping low-income families and decided to adopt two beneficiaries: “Willing Hearts” and “Child at Street 11”. Click here to find out more.


Class of 1984 – 30th Anniversary Reunion

Thirty years later, and we know who some of us have become! We count among our classmates Minister for Law and Foreign Affairs K.Shanmugam, Registrar of Supreme Court Foo Chee Hock, Ambassador Lim Thuan Kuan, NMP Faizah Jamal and Prof Michael Hor, soon-to-be Dean of the University of Hong Kong Faculty of Law. Contributed by Agnes Sng '84. Click here to find out more.


NUS Law Reunion in Kuala Lumpur

In April, our Alumni Relations team and our Dean, Professor Simon Chesterman, will be heading to Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, to connect with our Alumni. If you are based in Kuala Lumpur, or just passing through the city, please do join us for dinner on 25 April 2014!

Event:   Dinner Buffet
Date:    Friday, 25 April 2014 
Time:    7pm
Venue: The Ritz-Carlton, Kuala Lumpur
168 Jalan Imbi, Kuala Lumpur, 55100 Malaysia

Click here to register.

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact our Alumni Relations team for assistance at:

Phone:         +65 6516-3616 (ask for Zafira)

We will be pleased to cover the cost of the dinner. For planning purposes, we would be grateful if you could indicate your attendance by 10 April.

We look forward to your company!

NUS Alumni Reunion Dinner in Hong Kong

NUS Office of Alumni Relations warmly invites you to catch up with fellow NUS Alumni at the Hong Kong Alumni Reunion Dinner. You will also be updated on the latest happenings in NUS.

Date: 4 April, 2014 (Fri)
Time: 7pm
Venue: Langham Place Hotel, Shantung Room/Shanghai Room, Level 8
Dress code: Smart Casual / Office Attire

RSVP by 2 April 2014 to Ms Irene See, NUS Office of Alumni Relations.


Law School Benefactors

1 January 2014 - 28 February 2014


ABOVE $10,000
Allen & Gledhill Scholarship
Mr Wong Yuen Kuai, Lucien ’78

ABOVE $1,000
Class of 1982 Bursary
Dr Toh See Kiat ’82

Faculty of Law General Account
Ms Foo Tuat Yien ’76

WongPartnership Scholarship
WongPartnership LLP
UP TO $1,000
Class of 1983 Bursary
Ms Chin Bau Tze, Selina ’83
Ms Lee Geok Kim, Christine ’83
Ms Ng Chai Ngee ’83
Faculty of Law General Account
Mr William Sefton Bowman
Mr Shakander Singh Chahal ’03
Mr Davy Deveraj
Mr Thevanathan A V Pillay ’77
Mr Ranvir Kumar Singh ’84

HL Wee Scholarship Fund
Ms Yee Swee Yoong, Esther ’05
Kwa Geok Choo Bursary
Mr Navin Anand ’12
Mr Kao Kwok Weng, Jonathan ’10
Ms Seng Yi Lin ’05
Kwa Geok Choo Scholarship
Mr Tan Huan Kee, Christopher
Lee Sheridan Legal Education Fund
Ms Tanvi Bansal
Mr Kronenburg Edmund Jerome ’96
Mr Lee Ming-Le, Jonathan ’10
Mr Lee Jian Le, Marcus ’11
Mr Oh Chin Lock
Mr Tan Huan Kee, Christopher
Assistant Professor Wee Meng Seng ’93