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Extension of Appointment of JC Edmund Leow as Judicial Commissioner of the Supreme Court

The President, in accordance with Article 95(4)(a) of the Constitution, has extended the appointment of JC Edmund Leow (廖学) as a Judicial Commissioner of the Supreme Court for a further period of one year with effect from 1 October 2015.  Mr Leow will be sworn in as a Judicial Commissioner at the Istana on 2 Oct 2015.

2        JC Edmund Leow has been a Judicial Commissioner of the Supreme Court since 1 October 2013. He specialises in tax and corporate law, having previously held appointment as the managing principal of law firm Baker & McKenzie. He obtained his Bachelor of Arts in Law (First Class Honours) from Cambridge University.

3        With the re-appointment of JC Edmund Leow, the Supreme Court will have a total 14 Judges (including the Chief Justice), 10 Judicial Commissioners, five Senior Judges and 12 International Judges.

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SUPREME COURT

21 SEPTEMBER 2015

 

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