Lord Justice Clarke visits NUS Law

From left: Liu Guiliang '18 (NUS Law Club President), Associate Professor Sandra Booysen, Lord Justice Christopher Clarke, Professor Simon Chesterman (Dean, NUS Law), Associate Professor Eleanor Wong '85 (Vice Dean, Student Affairs) and Associate Professor Stephen Phua '88

The Right Honourable Lord Justice Christopher Clarke was hosted by the Dean of NUS Law, Professor Simon Chesterman at the Bukit Timah Campus on 21 September. Lord Clarke had an informal discussion with faculty and students on a range of legal issues. He was in Singapore to deliver the Singapore Academy of Law Distinguished Speaker Lecture titled: “Changing Course at the Top” at the Supreme Court.

Sir Christopher Clarke was called to the Bar in Middle Temple in 1969. He was appointed as a QC in 1984. From 1990-2004 he was a Recorder and a Deputy High Court Judge from 1993-2004. He was a Judge of the Court of Appeal of Jersey and Guernsey from 1998 to 2004. From 2005- 2013, he was a High Court Judge, sitting in the Commercial Court. He was appointed as a Lord Justice of Appeal in 2013.

From left: Professor Hans Tjio, Professor Simon Chesterman (NUS Law Dean) and Lord Justice Christopher Clarke

Lord Justice Christopher Clarke

Professor Simon Chesterman and Lord Justice Clarke