WEE Meng Seng

Associate Professor

D Phil, BCL (Oxon) LL.B. (NUS), Advocate & Solicitor (Singapore)

  • Director (Corporate Law), EW Barker Centre for Law and Business
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Office Tel: (65) 6516-3585 
Office Fax: (65) 6779-0979 
Office Address

Faculty of Law, National University of Singapore
Eu Tong Sen Building
469G Bukit Timah Road
Singapore 259776
Research Interests

Insolvency Law
Company Law
Contract Law

Subjects Taught

Corporate Insolvency Law
Company Law

Brief Biodata

After graduating from this Faculty, Wee Meng Seng practiced law for a few years before joining NTU as a senior tutor. He was on study leave for a few years where he obtained his BCL (First Class) and D Phil from the University of Oxford. His doctoral thesis is on contracts and corporate insolvency proceedings. In 2004 he served as a consultant to a statutory board on a project involving issues of insolvency law.

Representative Publications

1. "Understanding Commercial Insolvency and its Justifications as a Test for Winding Up" (forthcoming, LMCLQ, February 2015)

2. "Misconceptions About the "Unable to Pay its Debts" Ground of Winding Up" (2014) 130 LQR 648-677

3. "Lessons for the Development of Singapore's International Insolvency Law" (2011) 23 Singapore Academy of Law Journal 932-971

4. "A Lost Opportunity Towards Modified Universalism" [2009] LMCLQ 18-27

5. "Duties of a Mortgagee and a Receiver: Where Singapore Should and Should Not Follow English Law" (2008) 20 SAcLJ 559-590

6. "Insolvency and the Survival of Contracts" [2005] JBL 494-521

Publication List