Famous Lawyers from Singapore

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

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This historic lawyers from Singapore list can help answer the questions "Who are some Singaporean lawyers of note?" and "Who are the most famous lawyers from Singapore?" These prominent lawyers of Singapore may or may not be currently alive, but what they all have in common is that they're all respected Singaporean lawyers.

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  • Adrian Tan (born 1966) is a lawyer and author from Singapore. He is best known as the writer of the fiction novels The Teenage Textbook (1988) and The Teenage Workbook (1989), which were bestsellers ...more
  • Alvin Yeo
    Age: 60
    • Birthplace: Singapore
    Alvin Yeo Khirn Hai (born 28 March 1962) is a Singaporean lawyer and former politician.
  • Belinda Ang Saw Ean (born 24 April 1954) is a Singaporean judge of the Supreme Court. Ang received her Bachelor of Laws from the University of Wales, Aberystwyth in 1976 and her Master of Laws (with ...more
  • Cavinder Bull is a Singaporean lawyer and the chief executive officer of the law firm Drew & Napier. He has an active practice in complex litigation and international arbitration.
    • Birthplace: Ipoh, Malaysia
    Dato' Seri Chan Sek Keong (born 5 November 1937) is a Singaporean former judge who served as the country's third Chief Justice from 11 April 2006 until his retirement on 6 November 2012. He had ...more
    • Birthplace: Singapore
    Chao Hick Tin (born 27 September 1942) is a former appellate judge in the Supreme Court of Singapore and former Attorney-General of Singapore.