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Retirement of High Court Judge, Justice Tan Lee Meng

Singapore, 7 July, 2013 – Justice Tan Lee Meng (陈 利 明), Supreme Court Judge, will retire with effect from 7 July 2013 when he reaches the age of 65 years. He will be leaving the Public Service after 16 years of distinguished service.

Justice Tan received his LL.B. from the University of Singapore in 1972, and his LL.M. from University of London in 1974. He was admitted as an advocate and solicitor in Singapore in 1976. From 1972 to 1996, Justice Tan taught at the Law Faculty of the National University of Singapore and served in various positions of distinction which included Dean of the Faculty of Law and Deputy Vice-Chancellor of the University. Justice Tan is also a published author.

Justice Tan was first appointed as Judicial Commissioner on 1 February 1997 and then as a Judge of the Supreme Court on 1 August 1997. During his judicial tenure, Justice Tan has made outstanding contributions to the Supreme Court, the Legal Service and the legal profession.

The Supreme Court wishes to express its deep appreciation for Justice Tan’s dedicated and invaluable contributions.

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