NUS Law wins Asia-Pacific Commercial Mediation Competition 

The NUS Law team with The Hon. Justice Clyde Croft (Justice of the Supreme Court of Victoria), who was the Guest-of-Honour for the final round.(Photo credit: ICC Australia)

Team NUS Law takes top position at the inaugural Asia-Pacific Commercial Mediation Competition! The team is made up of Cheah Wenjie ’19, Cheng Le En Leanne ’19, Lim Wei Shen Mark ’19, and Liu Siew Rong ’19.

The competition was held in Melbourne, Australia, from 7 - 9 July 2017, and was organised by the Australia International Chamber of Commerce as a regional round leading up to the annual Paris ICC Mediation competition. There were 14 teams competing from countries across the Asia Pacific region, and NUS Law competed against: the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology; Melbourne University; Monash University; the University of New South Wales (Preliminary Finals); and the University of Auckland (Finals).

The team would like to express their sincere appreciation to the following coaches and teams for their generosity in training and developing their skills, as well as in shaping their world view:

  • Associate Professor Joel Lee, Chairman, Singapore International Mediation Institute

  • Associate Professor Lim Lei Theng ’92, Deputy Director, Legal Skills Programme, NUS Law

  • Mr Marcus Lim ’12, Executive Director, Singapore International Mediation Institute

  • Ms Maria Kierska, Jagiellonian University

  • Mr Darrell Low ’05, Partner, Yusarn Aubrey, and Adjunct Tutor, NUS Law

  • Mr Samuel Wee ’12, Associate, Yusarn Aubrey

  • The teams from INC 2017, ICC 2017, CDRC 2017, Lex Infinitum 2017 and INADR 2017