LawLink May 2014

This Issue

Trailblazing in the City of Lights

Tan Loke Khoon ’87 is author of the China IP book: Pirates of the Middle Kingdom. He is also a Partner at Baker & McKenzie, Hong Kong & China, and currently leads the firm’s Regional IP practice and also co-leads its Luxury & Fashion Law Practice Group. LawLink catches up with him as he chats about his inspirations and life in Hong Kong.

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

Dean's Diary

Exams are now over and our students are enjoying a well-earned break. Even as we bid farewell to our most recent graduates, we are preparing to admit a new class. The past few months have also seen a great deal of activity in relation to our alumni, our research activities, and public service. The Dean shares more on the most recent events on campus.

Faculty Members Appointed Eminent Experts for Transboundary Pollution Panel 


NUS Law is delighted to announce that Prof Alan Tan ’93 and Assoc Prof Simon Tay ’86 have been appointed by the Government as Eminent Experts to the International Advisory Panel on Transboundary Pollution (IAP).

Class of 2014 Farewell Dinner

The Class of 2014 Farewell Dinner was the Deanery’s way of bidding the Class of 2014 farewell. For the students, it was the culmination, and certainly the highlight, of 4 years in law school.

Home for Dinner Project

To celebrate families, stories and food that make Singapore special, three of our students are putting those sentiments into a book. Titled Home For Dinner, the publication features traditional home-made dishes from one generation to another.

NUS Law Alumni Reunion in Kuala Lumpur

NUS Law graduates met up in Kuala Lumpur on 25 April 2014 for a memorable night catching up with old friends!

2014 Annual NUS International Business Law LL.M. Alumni Reception, Shanghai

On Saturday, 29 March 2014, members of the NUS International Business Law (IBL) LL.M. community gathered in Shanghai for the 5th Annual IBL Alumni Reception. 

Bukit Timah Homecoming 2014
- 5 July from 5.30pm to 9.30pm

Kent Ridge Alumni Family Day – 16 August 2014, 5pm to 11pm

Click here for full details.


Law School Benefactors

1 March 2014 -  30 April 2014


ABOVE $10,000


Kwa Geok Choo Bursary

Ms Lee Hwai Bin ’00


WongPartnership Scholarship

WongPartnership LLP


ABOVE $1,000


Class of 1982 Bursary

Associate Professor Low Kee Yang  ’82


Class of 1984 Grant

Ms Kong Yim Pui, Susan ’84


Clifford Chance Prize in International Commercial Arbitration

Clifford Chance Pte Ltd


NUS Law Class of 1993 Bursary

Mr Ee Yew Beng, Alexander John ’93

Mr Lai Siang Tung, Paul ’93


Class of 1995 Award

Mr Tay Teck Guan, Patrick ’95


Peter English Memorial Prize

Associate Professor Chan Wing Cheong

Professor Hor Yew Meng, Michael ’84


UP TO $1,000


Class of 1982 Bursary

Dr Toh See Kiat ’82


Class of 1983 Bursary

Ms Ng Chai Ngee ’83


Class of 1984 Grant

Ms Chew Gek Khim ’84

Mr Lee Say Meng, Antony ’84

Ms Sng Hwee Lee, Agnes ’84


Faculty of Law General Account

Class of 2014 LLM Students

Mr Tan Ken Hwee ’94


Isabel Chng Mui Lin Intellectual Property Book Grant Fund

Ms Rose Hanna Bte Ramli


Kwa Geok Choo Bursary

Mr Chen Jie'An, Jared ’09

Mr Goh Kian Hwee ’79

Mr Kao Kwok Weng, Jonathan ’10


Kwa Geok Choo Scholarship

Mr Tan Huan Kee, Christopher


Lee Sheridan Legal Education Fund

Mr Edmund Jerome Kronenburg ’96

Mr Lee Ming-Le, Jonathan ’10

Mr Lee Jian Le, Marcus ’11

Ms Tanvi Bansal

Assistant Professor Wee Meng Seng ’93

Ms Yap Eng Lin, Taryn ’05