Interviews
[Dialawgues]: A Chat with a School Custodian

[Dialawgues]: A Chat with a School Custodian

Coming to school at the crack of dawn and leaving long after nightfall might describe the life of a law student during term time, but is mere routine for the custodians on our campus. As we pound away at   our laptops and pore over pages of readings, we are perhaps careless to let them slip...
Quare: Prof David Tan

Quare: Prof David Tan

We know Prof David Tan as a Torts and Entertainment Law tutor (he also teaches Freedom of Speech). Some of us may also know him as a high fashion photographer who hangs out with the celebs. His photographs have graced the pages of Elle, Harper’s Bazaar, Marie Claire, Men’s Folio, Singapore Tatler and Men’s Uno. However, most of us may not know...
Quare: Tay Eu-Yen

Quare: Tay Eu-Yen

We walked past the magic garden of eclectic furniture on a rainy Friday evening and into SAUCE, the bar by the Esplanade run by the folks at The Butter Factory that serves $6 bottles of Asahi. Someone was cool enough to be having a business meeting at a bar and, as we found out, the...
The World does not owe you a Living

The World does not owe you a Living

Profile Name: Mr Yap Teong Liang Age: 47 Status: Happily Married Career specialisation: Family Law Brief Biodata: Called to the Bar of England and Wales (Middle Temple) in 1991 Admitted as an Advocate and Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Singapore in 1992 Runs his own law firm M/s T L Yap & Associates One...

Introducing our new Dean: Professor Simon Chesterman

It is easy to see why Professor Simon Chesterman was selected out of 60 candidates to succeed Professor Tan Cheng Han as Dean. A quick google and some stalking on the school website later, we learnt of his impressive first class honours from Melbourne University in Arts and Law, and then a doctorate from Oxford...

Professor Tan Cheng Han: Dean there, done that

Jiamin, Kelly and I had the privilege of sitting down with Professor Tan Cheng Han in his new office. As he reached out to shake my hand, all I could think about was…nothing. I was slightly star-struck and very excited about interviewing the (former) Dean. Today is his first working day not as Dean, he...