CHAN Wing Cheong

Associate Professor

M.A. (Oxford), LL.M. (Cornell), Barrister (Gray's Inn), Advocate & Solicitor (Singapore), Attorney and Counsellor (New York State)

Associate, Asia Research Institute
Founding member, Asian Criminological Society
Email Address:
Office Tel: (65) 6516-6235 
Office Fax: (65) 6779-0979 
Office Address

Faculty of Law, National University of Singapore
Eu Tong Sen Building
469G Bukit Timah Road
Singapore 259776
Research Interests

Criminal Law
Family Law
Child Law
Elder Law

Subjects Taught

Criminal Law
Family Law

Brief Biodata

Wing Cheong joined the NUS Faculty of Law in 1993. His research interests lie in criminal law and family law which in recent years have extended to child law, victims of crime and elder law. He is a regular speaker at conferences and forums on criminal law and family law.

Wing Cheong contributes his expertise to the wider community in different capacities. He has been, at various times, a member of the Elder Protection Team, the Maintenance of Parents Tribunal, the Board of Visitors of Childrenís Homes, the Inter-Ministry Committee on the Convention on the Rights of the Child, Ethics Review Committee of the Health Promotion Board, and the Criminal Legal Aid Scheme Committee. He was also a mediator in divorce cases with the Family Court for several years and was most recently appointed an Adjudicator for Structured Products by the Financial Industry Dispute Resolution Centre Ltd (FIDReC). He was awarded the Ministry of Community Developmentís Outstanding Volunteer Award in 1999 for his public service as a Gazetted Volunteer Probation Officer.

Representative Publications

1. Criminal Law in Malaysia and Singapore: A Casebook Companion (LexisNexis, 2009)

2. Support for Victims of Crime in Asia (Routledge, 2008)

3. Criminal Law in Malaysia and Singapore (LexisNexis, 2007)

4. Fundamental Principles of Criminal Law: Cases and Materials (LexisNexis, 2005)

5. The Development of Criminal Law and Criminal Justice in Singapore (Singapore Journal of Legal Studies, 2001)

Publication List