Press Releases

Year 2016

12 May NUS Law establishes six new prizes to recognise students who excel in their subject fields
29 Apr NUS Law Dean appointed to United Nations University Council
2 Mar New awards recognise NUS Law students for pro bono activities
29 Feb NUS team tops Singapore round of 2016 Jessup Moot Court Competition
21 Jan Leading international arbitration lawyer joins NUS as Director of the Centre for International Law


Year 2015

3 Sep NUS Law collaborates with MPA to establish new maritime law research centre and a professorship in maritime law
29 Jul NUS Law team champions in international maritime law arbitration moot competition
23 Jun NUS Law students beat leading European law schools to win inaugural international moot competition
2 Jun Former Chief Justice Mr Chan Sek Keong and business leader Mr Stephen Lee Ching Yen appointed as NUS Pro-Chancellors
21 May Top Law Don from Yale to join NUS Law


Year 2014

5 Nov Singapore International Mediation Institute launched to set world-class mediation standards
17 Sep NUS Law deepens expertise in criminal law with new Amaladass Professorship in Criminal Justice
15 Sep NUS Law professor appointed as High Court Judicial Commissioner
12 Sep NUS Law officially launches Centre for Banking & Finance Law
14 Aug NUS’ new Centre for Law & Business to promote research and educational opportunities in Business Law
10 Mar NUS Law launches first online portal for pro bono projects to enhance students’ participation in legal pro bono initiatives
28 Jan NUS Law introduces new initiatives to enhance legal education and research


Year 2013

2 Dec NUS Law establishes Sheridan Fellowship to develop next generation of experts in Singapore Law
1 Dec NUS Law professor and alumnus Michael Hor to be Dean of University of Hong Kong law school


Year 2012

26 Sep Scholarships and Juris Doctor Prize in Honour of Republic of Singapore’s first Chief Justice Wee Chong Jin
12 Jul NUS is 1st University in APAC to host Biennial Conference on International Economic Law
4 Jul NUS Law in the World’s Top Ten Schools
11 Jun Singapore to Host World-Class International Arbitration Academy
8 Feb NUS Law establishes new Centre for Asian Legal Studies


Year 2011

30 Dec NUS Law School’s collaboration with Tsinghua University
1 Nov Professor Simon Chesterman to be new Dean of NUS Law School
5 Sep NUS Announces First Chair of the Kwa Geok Choo Professorship in Property Law
6 Jul NUS and SMU to pay tribute to the late Mdm Kwa Geok Choo
22 Jan NUS Faculty of Law Establishes Lionel A. Sheridan Professorship in Honour of Founding Dean


Year 2010

6 Oct New NUS course to allow law students to work on real cases
5 Feb NUS Receives S$1 million Gift for Scholarships, Bursaries and Loans for Law Students
21 Jan Professor Tan Cheng Han to serve a fourth term as Dean of NUS Faculty of Law


Year 2009

30 Nov NUS launches the Lo Hwei Yen memorial scholarship
6 Jul Asian Law Deans Meet For Inaugural Forum


Year 2008

20 May Global legal experts to meet in Singapore
21 Apr New Board Member for Faculty of Law Advisory Board
24 Mar Nurturing Singapore’s New Generation of Global Lawyers
3 Mar NUS Hosts Second Year of Prestigious Regional Trade Policy Course


Year 2007

5 Nov NUS and NYU launch dual law degree programme
17 May NYU@NUS: Official launch of new ground-breaking Law programme for globally-minded students
12 Apr NUS honorary doctorate for Sultan Iskandar Ibni Almarhum Sultan Ismail
12 Mar NUS and NYU partnership offers unprecedented Bachelors and Masters law degrees in 4 years
26 Feb NUS Faculty of Law to Sign Memorandum of Understanding with Top Arbitration Institutes on Fellowship and Membership Qualifications
22 Feb NUS Faculty of Law Appoints New Advisory Board


Year 2006

2 Oct NUS To Launch Concurrent Degree In Law And Public Policy
15 Aug NUS Law Faculty to host and co-teach prestigious World Trade Organisation Regional Trade Policy Course
12 Apr NUS Creates Waves at International IP Mooting Competition
15 Feb NYU@NUS: A Ground-Breaking Law Programme For The Globally-Minded


Year 2005

22 Mar NUS to offer double honours degree in Business Administration and Law
02 Mar Experts from around the globe to meet with Asian government officials on taxation of tobacco, alcohol and petroleum products
27 Jan NUS confers Honorary Doctor Of Laws on Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Negara Brunei Darussalam


Year 2004

07 Jul National University Of Singapore Commencement 2004 - presenting the first batch of graduates for 10 new degrees including Master of Laws (Corporate & Financial Services Law), Master of Laws (International & Comparative Law), and Master of Laws (Intellectual Property & Technology Law)  
25 May NUS To Host Top legal Scholars On Asian Legal Issues
20 May NUS Law Faculty partners Chinese University to offer Masters Degree in Shanghai
13 Apr NUS Law School Teams Win Awards In International Mooting Competitions
01 Feb NUS to offer double honours degree in Economics and Law


Year 2003

28 Nov Law Faculty and Chinese Universities to offer new Master's degree in Chinese Law
21 Mar NUS Law Faculty collaborates with key Asia-Pacific law schools to launch ASLI
04 Mar NUS Co-Organises Seminars Relating To Consumer Protection For Businesses And Lawyers
05 Feb NUS law students produce radio programme in innovative service-learning project
06 Jan NUS Faculty of Law signs deal to run the BAR/BRI New York Bar Review course


Year 2002

03 Dec NUS Law Faculty Launches Three Specialist Masters Programmes
14 Nov Yong Shook Lin Professorship In Intellectual Property Law
29 Aug American Fellowship For NUS Law Associate Professor
31 Jul NUS - Peking University Law Student Exchange Agreement
09 May NUS Law Graduates - First Asian Law School Graduates Eligible For The Two-Year Juris Doctor Degree At George Washington University Law School
22 Apr NUS Faculty of Law Signs Agreement with East China University of Politics and Law
04 Mar Legal Writing Programme
28 Feb Chief Justice Of Malaysia To Deliver The 15th Singapore Law Review Lecture
18 Jan Teaching Law in Vietnam with Columbia & Harvard Law Schools


Year 2001

11 Oct NUS Law Students Continue Winning Streak
07 Sep NUS Law Students Win Fourth International Mooting Competition in 2001
26 Jul NUS Law Faculty Grad Scores Another First
11 Jul NUS Law Students Win Third International Mooting Competition in 2001