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Alumni Engagement Lunch

Contributed by Trina Gan ’04

From left to right: Mr Patrick Wee, Prof Tan Cheng Han, Mr Wong Kok Hoe, Ms Wong Peck Lin, Prof Simon Chesterman, Ms Debbie Ong, Ms Lyn Lee, Ms Trina Gan, Mr Dany Leong.

NUS Law welcomed Mr Patrick Wee ’89, Mr Wong Kok Hoe ’89, Ms Wong Peck Lin ’94, Ms Lyn Lee ’96 and Mr Dany Leong ’96 to the Bukit Timah campus for lunch on 16 May 2013.

Besides being alumni of NUS Law, the guests also have one thing in common: they have left the legal profession to pursue business ventures in various fields. The event was hosted by NUS Law Dean, Prof Simon Chesterman, who was also accompanied by Prof Tan Cheng Han ’87, Assoc Prof Debbie Ong ’89 and Ms Trina Gan ’04.

The alumni shared with us their challenges doing business in Singapore, as well as how their years in NUS Law and the legal profession have benefited them in the business world. They also provided feedback on the curriculum review currently undertaken by NUS Law, and on ways to provide a more well-rounded legal education for our students. 

Proving that the grass is always greener on the other side, one guest jokingly promised that a stint at her company would encourage any lawyer to appreciate the legal profession even more! It was a lovely afternoon catching up with everyone and NUS Law hopes to host more of such gatherings.

Upcoming Reunions

Class of ’83 - 30th Anniversary Reunion – 17 August 2013, 6.30 pm

Dear Alumni of Class of 1983,

Your classmates, Alban Kang, Ng Chai Ngee, Jenny Lye, Kultip Gill and Bryan Ghows, are making plans for your 30th Anniversary Reunion on 17 August 2013, 6.30 pm at the University Club (11 Kent Ridge Drive, Shaw Foundation Alumni House, 4/L)!

It will be the perfect opportunity to reconnect with faculty and reminisce with old and new friends so be sure to mark your calendars for this momentous event!

For RSVP and queries, please contact: lawlink@nus.edu.sg or bryan@vialawcorp.com

Alumni Family Day – 31 August 2013, 5.30 pm

We are holding our very first Alumni Family Day and would like to invite you and your families to join us for a day of fun! Food stalls selling burgers, hotdogs, Udders ice cream will be available and for the young and the young at heart, we have also provided games stalls, bouncy castle, balloon twisting and face painting! The evening will end off with an outdoor movie screening (free flow popcorn provided)!  

The first 200 alumni to register for the event will receive a very special NUS Law picnic mat as well as vouchers for the food and games stalls. To register for the event, please click here.

NUS Law Reunion in Hong Kong – 25 October 2013, 7pm

NUS Law will be coming to Hong Kong in October! We wil be holding a cocktail reception at the very lovely Wyndham the 4th. Click here to join us for an evening of fun and cocktails! Details as follows: 

Date: 25 October 2013

Time: 7pm to 9pm

Venue: Wyndham the 4th, 4/F, 48 Wyndham Street, Central

 

 

 

 

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