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Justice See Kee Oon was appointed Judicial Commissioner in 2014 and a High Court Judge in January 2017.

He received his Bachelor of Laws from the National University of Singapore in 1991. He also holds a Masters in Law from the University of Cambridge, and a Masters in Public Management from the National University of Singapore Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy.

He joined the Singapore Legal Service in 1991 and was appointed a Deputy Registrar and Magistrate in the Subordinate Courts (renamed as State Courts in 2014) before joining the Supreme Court in 1995 as a Justices’ Law Clerk. In 1997, he returned to the Subordinate Courts as District Judge. In 2007, he joined the Ministry of Law and headed the Insolvency and Public Trustee’s Office until 2009. He then returned to the Subordinate Courts in 2009 and was appointed Senior District Judge of the Criminal Justice Division in 2010. He became Chief District Judge of the Subordinate Courts in 2013 and continued to hold the appointment, now known as Presiding Judge of the State Courts, until March 2020.

Justice See chairs the SAL Legal Heritage Committee and is a board member of the SAL Executive Board and the Singapore Judicial College. He is the President of the Industrial Arbitration Court and also sits on the Military Court of Appeal.


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