Justice Woo Bih Li, Judge of the Appellate Division, was appointed President of the Appellate Division of the High Court on 1 November 2022.
He was appointed Judicial Commissioner in 2000 and subsequently a High Court Judge in 2003. He has been hearing cases in the Court of Appeal from time to time since February 2019 and was appointed Judge of the Appellate Division on 2 January 2021.
Justice Woo received his Bachelor of Laws from the University of Singapore (renamed as National University of Singapore in 1980) in 1977 before being admitted locally as an advocate and solicitor in 1978.
As a Judge, he has heard and dealt with cases in a range of areas including Finance, Securities, Banking, Complex Commercial Disputes, Employment, Tort Claims, Public Law and Judicial Review, and Criminal Trials.
Justice Woo started his practice in 1980 with the law firm of M/s Allen & Gledhill where he became a partner. In October 1992, he set up the law firm of M/s Bih Li & Lee. He was appointed Senior Counsel in 1997.