Dean’s Welcome

Professor Simon Chesterman
Faculty of Law
National University of Singapore

Message from our Vice Dean (Graduate Studies)

What can you expect from an NUS Law education?

Associate Professor Arif Jamal
Vice Dean (Graduate Studies)
Faculty of Law
National University of Singapore

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Associate Professor Daniel Seng
Director, LLM (Intellectual Property & Technology Law)
Director, Centre for Technology, Robotics, Artificial Intelligence and the Law
Associate Professor Gary Bell
Director, LLM (Asian Legal Studies)
Associate Professor Gary Bell
Director, LLM (International Arbitration & Dispute Resolution)
Professor Stephen Girvin
MPA Professor of Maritime Law
Director, LLM (Maritime Law)
Director, Centre for Maritime Law
Associate Professor Dora Neo
Director, LLM (Corporate & Financial Services Law)
Director, Centre for Banking & Finance Law  
  Associate Professor Stephen Phua
Director, LLM (International Business Law)
Tax Director, EW Barker Centre for Law & Business
Associate Professor Simon Tay
Director, LLM (International & Comparative Law)
  Professor Hans Tjio
Director, LLM (General)
Director, EW Barker Centre for Law & Business 


Explore our Campus and Student Groups

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Let us bring you on a tour to see the environment of our beautiful campus, our facilities and the wide range of student clubs and interest groups you can be part of!
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Hear from our Students
“The last year in Singapore was an amazing and outstanding year in many ways, but also because of my experience at NUS Law. My programme motivated me with very high-quality individual classes, which were taught by diverse, knowledgeable, and approachable professors. The unique and practical insights they shared not only enriched my understanding but also genuinely fostered curiosity. I was challenged to stretch and grow; my voice grew stronger – thank you for all the support!”
Cosima Wimmers
Class of 2022 Double Degree Programme - NUS LLM
(International Arbitration & Dispute Resolution) &
Geneva LLM in International Dispute Settlement (MIDS)
“I feel greatly honoured to study here at NUS Law as it is a world-class university that delivers high quality education and research in an international framework, highlighting Asian perspectives and strengths. Interacting with the most outstanding professors in class has equipped me with a broad academic overview.”
He Jiawen
Class of 2022
LLM (International Business Law)
“The LLM programme provides an excellent opportunity to explore a wide range of topics taught by leading academics who can facilitate thought-provoking discussions about our world’s legal issues, in a learning environment with classmates from diverse backgrounds. I’m also thoroughly enjoying the plentiful co-curricular opportunities and Singapore’s fantastic food.”
Jack Hu
Class of 2022
LLM (International & Comparative Law)
“I’m presently enjoying the seminar-style teaching and the learning environment that encourages critical thinking. The excellent curriculum is providing me with a unique comparative perspective. I am deeply impressed and touched by the respectful culture promoted here in NUS. Coming to NUS Law is undoubtedly one of the best choices I have made!”
Wang Pei
Class of 2022
LLM (International Business Law)
“As someone who wants to practise law internationally but coming from a civil law country, I decided to get myself familiar with a common law approach and also learn the subject from a global international perspective. With its excellent reputation, broad research and career opportunities, NUS Law seemed to be a perfect solution! I can say that NUS is surpassing all my expectations by expertly combining the classical legal education and the modern approach.”
Mariam Aroian
Class of 2022
LLM (Intellectual Property & Technology Law)


Hear from our Alumni
“Studying at NUS Law has opened many doors for me to pursue a legal career in Singapore. The extensive range of electives allowed me to deepen my knowledge in corporate law and discover new interests in other fields. The quality of academic teaching from the professors inspired me to push myself harder, and it was a joy to learn directly from prominent legal scholars. Truly a defining experience that I will always be grateful for!”
Suwichaya Vijitpornkul
Class of 2021 LLM (Corporate & Financial Services Law)
Legal & Compliance Counsel, Asia, Adecco Group APAC Pte. Ltd
“The LLM International Business Law specialisation I majored in is really well-designed. It broadened my horizons and helped me draw an integrated outline of the real international business world. The passion, expertise and energy of every professor and academic staff in NUS Law are great inspirations for students who want to try their best and keep moving to greater heights.”
Wang Rui
Class of 2021 LLM (International Business Law)
Legal Executive, Allen & Gledhill LLP
"I never thought that a year at NUS would turn out to be such a great experience. From people to culture to respect for others to food to walks in Botanic Gardens to the beautiful Bukit Timah Campus to the faculty and staff there, Singapore was all things great. I wish I could have stayed longer. The island country and NUS has so much to offer."
Sahil Arora
Class of 2020 LLM (Corporate & Financial Services Law)
Senior Counsel, KIA India
“My time at NUS Law was a life-changing experience. The LLM and PhD programmes prepared me very well for an academic career. I benefited a lot from the wide variety of academic seminars offered at NUS Law and the generous funding for research and conferences. I am very grateful to the extremely dedicated and engaging faculty for the high quality supervision. The incredibly brilliant fellow students and the exceptionally supportive administrative staff also made a great difference to the graduate programmes.”
Assistant Professor Lin Lin
Class of 2006 LLM, 2010 PhD
"My experience at NUS has been invaluable in developing my legal skillset, expanding my knowledge of public international law and helping me land my dream job. The quality of academic teaching was excellent and encouraged me to think critically about international law. Opportunities on offer such as international internships and mooting made for a wholesome learning experience."
Yomna Elewa
Class of 2020 LLM (International & Comparative Law)
Associate, European Bank for Reconstruction and Development
“The LLM programme was outstanding on many levels, including the extensive curriculum offerings and the high quality teaching. Remarkably, I also highly benefited from a multicultural environment where respect, trust and inclusivity were the guiding principles."
Matteo Sini
Class of 2019 LLM (Corporate & Financial Services Law)
Legal Expert, Single Resolution Board
"The LLM (IPTL) programme is just perfect for me as a Chinese legal counsel in the IT industry to refresh my knowledge and expand my horizons. I enjoyed my time here interacting with the most outstanding professors who have inspired me with their cutting-edge academic insights and views relevant to my practice.”
Jiang Shuang
Class of 2019 LLM (Intellectual Property & Technology Law)
In-house Counsel, Xmov AI Visual Technology Co., Ltd
“The LLM in International Arbitration programme was structured extremely well. We had leading practitioners and academics from around the world teaching different courses; and there were many interesting talks and events on international arbitration throughout the year. It is undoubtedly an excellent world-class programme.”
Chahat Chawla
Class of 2018 LLM (International Arbitration & Dispute Resolution)
Associate Counsel, Singapore International Arbitration Centre
“To be a part of one of the most prestigious law schools in the world is what every future lawyer always dreams of. I am very lucky to have the opportunity to learn from the best in the corporate and financial services department with supportive friends from various backgrounds.”
Bidadari Mahardhika Respaty
Class of 2020 LLM (Corporate & Financial Services Law)
Legal Assistant, UMBRA - Strategic Legal Solutions, Indonesia
“NUS Law was the clear choice for me because of its undisputed position amongst Asia’s law schools. The Corporate and Financial Services Law specialisation that I chose provided me with a broad overview and solid ground to elevate my current practice in law to a level that is more globally oriented. The enthusiasm and expertise of our professors and other academic personnel at NUS Law were remarkable and a joy to experience first-hand.”
Matej Sarapatka
Class of 2019 LLM (Corporate & Financial Services Law)
Attorney-at-Law, Schoenherr


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