Justice Chua Lee Ming was appointed Judicial Commissioner in 2015 and High Court Judge in January 2017.
He earned his Bachelor of Laws from the National University of Singapore in 1983 and was called to the Singapore Bar in 1984. He received his Master of Laws from the University of Cambridge in 1988.
Justice Chua began his legal career in 1984. He held various positions such as serving as Deputy Registrar and Magistrate of the Subordinate Courts (renamed as State Courts in 2014). He also served in the Supreme Court Registry for three years before becoming State Counsel and Deputy Public Prosecutor in the Attorney-General’s Chambers in 1989. Justice Chua left for private practice in 1990 and became a Partner of the law firm, Lee & Lee in 1991. In 1998, he joined the Government of Singapore Investment Corporation Pte Ltd (renamed as GIC Pte Ltd in 2013), where he later became the General Counsel.
He was a founding member of the Singapore Corporate Counsel Association, and has served on various committees of the Law Society of Singapore as well as the School of Law Advisory Board, Singapore Management University. Justice Chua continues to serve on various committees of the Singapore Academy of Law.