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    Judges, Judicial Commissioners and Registrars

    Judges and Judicial Commissioners

     
    A person may be appointed a Judge or Judicial Commissioner of the Supreme Court if he has been a "qualified person" within the meaning of section 2 of the Legal Profession Act and /or a member of the Singapore Legal Service for at least ten years.

    Judicial Commissioners were appointed to facilitate the disposal of business in the Supreme Court. A Judicial Commissioner has the powers of a Judge and is appointed for a specific period determined by the President.

    The Chief Justice, Judges of Appeal, Judges and Judicial Commissioners are appointed by the President on the advice of the Prime Minister. The Prime Minister is required to consult the Chief Justice before tendering his advice on the appointment of a Judge or Judicial Commissioner. There are currently 14 Judges and 4 Judicial Commissioners on the Supreme Court Bench.

  • Chief Justice Sundaresh Menon
  • Judge of Appeal Chao Hick Tin
  • Judge of Appeal Andrew Phang Boon Leong
  • Justice Judith Prakash
  • Justice Choo Han Teck
  • Justice Belinda Ang Saw Ean
  • Justice Woo Bih Li
  • Justice Tay Yong Kwang
  • Justice Lee Seiu Kin
  • Justice Chan Seng Onn
  • Justice Quentin Loh
  • Justice Steven Chong 
  • Justice Vinodh Coomaraswamy
  • Justice Tan Siong Thye
  • Judicial Commissioner George Wei
  • Judicial Commissioner Edmund Leow
  • Judicial Commissioner Lee Kim Shin
  • Judicial Commissioner See Kee Oon 


Registrars 

The Supreme Court Registry is currently headed by the Registrar of the Supreme Court. He is assisted by the Deputy Registrar, Senior Assistant Registrars and the Assistant Registrars who perform judicial functions. Certain civil proceedings in the High Court, which are heard in chambers, are dealt with by the Registrars.

Registrar
Mr Foo Chee Hock

Deputy Registrar
Ms Teh Hwee Hwee

Senior Assistant Registrars

  • Mr Yeong Zee Kin
  • Ms Cornie Ng Teng Teng
  • Ms Wendy Yap Peng Hoon  

Assistant Registrars

  • Ms Kan Shuk Weng
  • Ms Chong Chin Chin
  • Mr Edwin San Ong Kyar
  • Mr James Elisha Lee Han Leong
  • Mr Paul Quan Kaih Shiuh
  • Ms Wong Shi Hui Janice
  • Ms Jean Chan Lay Koon
  • Mr Miyapan Ramu
  • Mr Chan Wei Sern Paul  
  • Ms Una Khng
  • Ms Karen Tan Teck Ping
  • Mr Lee Yuxian Jay
  • Mr Teo Guan Kee
  • Ms Ho Yee Tien, Delphine
  • Ms Lim Sai Nei
  • Mr Seow Fu Hong, Colin 
  • Mr Yeo Rong Wei, Justin
  • Ms Wong Baochen
  • Ms Sim Khadijah Bte Mohammed
  • Ms Lee Siew Hui Jacqueline
  • Mr Yap Han Ming Jonathan
  • Ms Mak Sushan Melissa
  • Mr Paul Tan Wei Chean
   

The Honourable the Chief Justice Sundaresh Menon
  • Appointed Judicial Commissioner from 3 April 2006 to 2 April 2007
  • Appointed Attorney-General from 1 October 2010 to 24 June 2012
  • Appointed Judge of Appeal on 1 August 2012
  • Appointed Chief Justice on 6 November 2012
   

Judge of Appeal Justice Chao Hick Tin

  • Appointed Judicial Commissioner on 1 October 1987
  • Appointed Judge on 15 November 1990
  • Appointed Judge of Appeal on 2 August 1999
  • Appointed Attorney-General on 11 April 2006
  • Re-appointed Judge of Appeal on 11 April 2008
  • Re-appointed Judge of Appeal on 12 April 2010

Judge of Appeal Justice Andrew Phang Boon Leong

  • Appointed Judicial Commissioner on 3 January 2005
  • Appointed Judge on 8 Dec 2005
  • Appointed Judge of Appeal on 28 Feb 2006
     

Justice Judith Prakash

  • Appointed Judicial Commissioner on 1 April 1992
  • Appointed Judge on 1 April 1995

Justice Choo Han Teck

  • Appointed Judicial Commissioner on 1 April 1995
  • Appointed Judge on 2 January 2003

Justice Belinda Ang Saw Ean

  • Appointed Judicial Commissioner on 1 February 2002
  • Appointed Judge on 2 January 2003
     

Justice Woo Bih Li

  • Appointed Judicial Commissioner on 2 May 2000
  • Appointed Judge on 2 January 2003

Justice Tay Yong Kwang

  • Appointed Judicial Commissioner on 15 October 1997
  • Appointed Judge on 2 January 2003

Justice Lee Seiu Kin

  • Appointed Judicial Commissioner on 15 October 1997
  • Appointed 2nd Solicitor-General on 15 October 2002
  • Apointed Judge on 11 April 2006
     

Justice Chan Seng Onn

    • Appointed Judicial Commissioner on 15 October 1997
    • Appointed Solicitor-General on 1 June 2001
    • Appointed Judge on 2 July 2007

Justice Quentin Loh Sze-On

  • Appointed Judicial Commissioner on 1 September 2009
  • Appointed Judge on 1 June 2010

Justice Steven Chong

  • Appointed Judicial Commissioner on 1 October 2009 
  • Appointed Judge on 1 June 2010
  • Appointed Attorney-General on 25 June 2012
  • Appointed Judge on 25 June 2014
     

Justice Vinodh Coomaraswamy

  • Appointed Judicial Commissioner on 1 August 2012
  • Appointed Judge on 24 June 2013

Justice Tan Siong Thye

  • Appointed Judicial Commissioner on 1 October 2013
  • Appointed Judge on 1 July 2014

Judicial Commissioner George Wei Sze Shun

  • Appointed Judicial Commissioner on 1 August 2013
 

Judicial Commissioner Edmund Leow

  • Appointed Judicial Commissioner on 1 October 2013

Judicial Commissioner Lee Kim Shin

  • Appointed Judicial Commissioner on 2 January 2014

Judicial Commissioner See Kee Oon

  • Appointed Judicial Commissioner on 14 April 2014



Last updated on 31 JUL 2014

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