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Justice Andrew Ang was first appointed to the Supreme Court as Judicial Commissioner in 2004 and High Court Judge in 2005. In 2014, he retired before returning as Senior Judge in 2015.

Born in Singapore, he received his Bachelor of Laws from the University of Singapore (renamed as National University of Singapore in 1980) in 1971 and a Master of Laws from Harvard University in 1973.

He began his legal career in 1972 as a lecturer in the University of Singapore’s Law Faculty and then joined Lee & Lee in 1974 where he became a Partner in 1975. He left in 2004 to join the Supreme Court.

Aside from being a Senior Judge, he also serves as a Member of the Committee for Family Justicea role to which he was appointed in 2013. Previously, he was a member of various organisations including the Land Transport Authority of Singapore, NUS’ Faculty of Law, and Monetary Authority of Singapore. He was also Chairman and Director of the Board of Singapore Mediation Centre, Chairman of the Legal Heritage Committee of the Singapore Academy of Law and Vice Chairman of the Academy’s Law Reform Committee.

Justice Ang was conferred the Public Service Medal by the President of Singapore in 2000.


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