Justice Pang Khang Chau was appointed Judicial Commissioner of the Supreme Court on 1 August 2016 and High Court Judge on 1 August 2019.
Justice Pang joined the Legal Service in 1995 as a State Counsel in the Civil Division of the Attorney-General’s Chambers (AGC) where he acted as counsel for the government in various legal proceedings, including in cases before the High Court and the Court of Appeal. In 1998, he was posted to the Ministry of Law as Deputy Director, Legal Policy Division before returning to the AGC in 2002.
In 2012, Justice Pang was appointed the Director-General of the International Affairs Division of AGC, overseeing a department of lawyers, responsible for advising government departments on international law matters and representing the government in international negotiations and international disputes. He had been involved in the Land Reclamation dispute before the International Tribunal on the Law of the Sea, as well as in the Pedra Branca dispute before the International Court of Justice. Justice Pang was also the Deputy Agent for the Government of Singapore in the Railway Land arbitration before the Permanent Court of Arbitration at The Hague and the leader of Singapore’s delegation in the negotiations with Indonesia over the maritime boundary in the eastern part of the Singapore Strait.