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List of notable or famous judges from Singapore, with bios and photos, including the top judges born in Singapore and even some popular judges who immigrated to Singapore. If you're trying to find out the names of famous Singaporean judges then this list is the perfect resource for you. These judges are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known judge from Singapore is included when available.

This list is made up of many different people, including Andrew Phang and Lai Kew Chai.

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Andrew Phang Boon Leong is a Singaporean judge in the Supreme Court. Born in Singapore in 1957, Phang received his Bachelor of Laws from the University of Singapore in 1982, before earning his Master of Laws and Doctor of Juridical Science from Harvard University in 1984 and 1988 respectively. Between 1982 to 2000, he taught at the National University of Singapore Faculty of Law, and was appointed professor of law in 1999. He was appointed professor of law of the Singapore Management University in 2000, and made chair of the department of law at the university's Lee Kong Chian School of Business in 2001. In 2004, together with Tan Cheng Han, he was one of the first two academics to be ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 61

Birthplace: Singapore

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Belinda Ang Saw Ean is a Singaporean judge in the Supreme Court. Ang was first appointed Judicial Commissioner in February 2002, and Judge in January 2003. Prior to these appointments, she was a lawyer and held the title of Senior Counsel. She is a member of the Senate and Executive Committee of the Singapore Academy of Law, and Chairperson of the Singapore Mediation Centre. ...more on Wikipedia

Birthplace: Singapore

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Chan Sek Keong, DUBC DUT was the third Chief Justice of Singapore, succeeding Chief Justice Yong Pung How on 11 April 2006 and holding office until 6 November 2012. Chan had earlier served as the Attorney-General of Singapore from 1992 to 2006. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 80

Birthplace: Ipoh, Malaysia

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Chao Hick Tin, DUBC, DUBC, is an appellate judge in the Supreme Court of Singapore and former Attorney-General of Singapore. He was born in Singapore and studied at Catholic High School. He received his legal education at University College London, where he obtained his Bachelor and Masters of Law degrees in 1965 and 1966 respectively. He was called to the Bar as a barrister of the Middle Temple in 1965. In 1967, he joined the Attorney-General's Chambers, Singapore where he rose to become a Senior State Counsel in 1979. Chao was appointed the Head of the Civil Division in the Attorney-General's Chambers in 1982 and held that post until his elevation to the Supreme Court bench on 1 October ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 76

Birthplace: Singapore

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