Professor Yeo Tiong Min, S.C.
Professor Yeo is a graduate of the National University of Singapore (NUS) where he taught for 17 years, and the University of Oxford where he was a Senior Research Fellow. He joined the Singapore Management University of Singapore when it started its School of Law in 2007. He has served as Associate Dean and Dean, and is currently the Yong Pung How Chair Professor. He has broad research interests in private law, with a particular focus on private international law. He has published in Singapore, the UK, Australia, Japan and China, and his works have been widely cited in courts as well as other academic works. He is the author of the Conflict of Laws volume of Halsbury’s Laws of Singapore, and has appeared before the Singapore Court of Appeal as amicus curiae in several complex cross-border commercial cases. He was a member of the Singapore delegation to the Hague Conference on Private International Law in the international negotiations leading to the Convention on the Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Judgments in Civil and Commercial Matters of 2019, and had chaired working committees during the negotiations.