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Organisational structure of the Supreme Court

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The Supreme Court is headed by the Chief Justice, who is supported by the:

The Supreme Court also includes the Singapore Judicial College, which serves the learning and development needs of judges and judicial officers.

The Supreme Court Bench

The Supreme Court Bench consists of the Chief Justice, Justices of the Court of Appeal, Judges of the Appellate Division, Judges of the High Court, Senior Judges, International Judges and Judicial Commissioners.

The Judges and Judicial Commissioners are appointed by the President on the advice of the Prime Minister. Judicial Commissioners are appointed to facilitate the disposal of business in the Supreme Court. They have the powers of a judge and are appointed for a specific period determined by the President.

A person may be appointed a Judge or Judicial Commissioner of the Supreme Court if they are a "qualified person" based on the definition in Section 2 of the Legal Profession Act, or have been a member of the Singapore Legal Service for at least 10 years, or both.

View the list of judges on the Supreme Court bench.

View the list of international judges who hear cases in the SICC.

View the Judicial Code of Conduct (PDF, 271 KB) for the Judges and Judicial Commissioners of the Supreme Court.

The Supreme Court Registry

The Supreme Court Registry is headed by the Registrar of the Supreme Court, who is assisted by the Deputy Registrar, senior assistant registrars and assistant registrars. They hear certain civil proceedings which are heard in chambers in the High Court.

View the list of judicial officers in the Supreme Court Registry.

Judiciary Administration and Operations

The Chief Executive (Office of the Chief Justice) oversees the administration and operations of the Supreme Court, ensuring the efficient running of the court and provision of effective services to court users.

The directorates include:

Business Development (SICC)

Promotes awareness and usage of the Singapore International Commercial Court (SICC) among legal and business professionals both regionally and internationally, through various marketing and communication platforms and initiatives.

Computer and Information Services Directorate

Ensures the Supreme Court is at the forefront of new IT trends and developments.

Anticipates and implements IT solutions for the organisation while safeguarding the Supreme Court's IT assets from cyber-security threats.

Corporate Services Directorate

Oversees the Supreme Court’s human resources, security, record management, administrative functions and the library.

Finance and Procurement Directorate

Promotes proper stewardship of the Supreme Court’s financial resources, through the implementation of frameworks that promote financial prudence, value-for-money practices and financial accountability.

Infrastructure and Court Services Directorate

Strategises the use of resources and services that best support the hearing process.

It includes the Infrastructure Section, Court Reporting Services Section and Interpreters Section.

Internal Audit

Promotes governance and enables a disciplined approach to evaluating the adequacy of controls, so as to bring about improved internal processes, compliance with government operating procedures and effective risk management practices.

Knowledge Management Office

Advocates knowledge as a strategic asset for the entire Judiciary through the establishment and implementation of common standards and policies in Knowledge Management to facilitate the sharing of knowledge and best practices across the courts.

Legal Directorate

Manages all civil and criminal cases filed in the High Court (including the Singapore International Commercial Court) and the Court of Appeal, in accordance with the applicable legislation, rules and practice directions.

Oversees the inspection and supply of court records and documents, enforcement actions, caseload and judicial statistics and other hearing support and resource management matters relating to court hearings.

Office of Public Affairs

Oversees the planning and execution of public engagement and communication efforts to position the Supreme Court as a forward-thinking and outward-looking organisation with effective public service delivery.

Office of Transformation and Innovation

Coordinates and drives transformative change throughout the entire Judiciary. This includes centralising initiatives within the Judiciary to achieve consistency and enable scaling, as well as devising new and innovative approaches to the Judiciary's work.

This office oversees the Computer and Information Services Directorate.

Strategic Planning, Policy and International Relations Directorate

Advances the Supreme Court’s position as a thought leader in court excellence through policy formulation, strategic planning, international engagement, organisational development and performance management.

Judges and judicial officers in the Supreme Court

The Supreme Court Bench

There are currently 29 Judges (including the Chief Justice, 4 Justices of the Court of Appeal and 3 Judges of the Appellate Division), 1 Judicial Commissioner and 3 Senior Judges on the Supreme Court Bench.

Chief Justice

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Chief Justice Sundaresh Menon

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Justices of the Court of Appeal

Justice of the Court of Appeal |

Justice Andrew Phang Boon Leong

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Justice of the Court of Appeal |

Justice Judith Prakash

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Justice of the Court of Appeal |

Justice Tay Yong Kwang

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Justice of the Court of Appeal |

Justice Steven Chong

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Judges of the Appellate Division

Judge of the Appellate Division |

Justice Belinda Ang Saw Ean

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Judge of the Appellate Division |

Justice Woo Bih Li

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Judge of the Appellate Division |

Justice Quentin Loh

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Justices

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Senior Judge Chao Hick Tin

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Justice Choo Han Teck

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Justice Lee Seiu Kin

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Justice Chan Seng Onn

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Justice Vinodh Coomaraswamy

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Justice Tan Siong Thye

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Justice See Kee Oon

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Justice Chua Lee Ming

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Justice Kannan Ramesh

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Justice Valerie Thean

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Justice Hoo Sheau Peng

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Justice Debbie Ong Siew Ling

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Justice Aedit Abdullah

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Justice Pang Khang Chau

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Justice Audrey Lim Yoon Cheng

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Justice Ang Cheng Hock

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Justice Vincent Hoong Seng Lei

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Justice Dedar Singh Gill

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Justice Mavis Chionh Sze Chyi

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Judicial Commissioner

Justice S. Mohan

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Judicial Commissioner

Justice Andre Maniam

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Judicial Commissioner

Justice Philip Jeyaretnam

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Senior Judge Andrew Ang

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Senior Judge Lai Siu Chiu

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Judicial Commissioner

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Judicial Commissioner Kwek Mean Luck

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The Supreme Court Registry

Registrar

Ms Teh Hwee Hwee

Deputy Registrar

Mr Phang Hsiao Chung

Divisional Registrars

Court of Appeal and Appellate Division of the High Court

Ms Chong Chin Chin

General Division of the High Court

Ms Ng Teng Teng, Cornie

Singapore International Commercial Court

Mr Phang Hsiao Chung

Senior Assistant Registrars

  • Ms Ng Teng Teng, Cornie
  • Mr Edwin San Ong Kyar
  • Ms Chong Chin Chin
  • Ms Cheng Pei Feng
  • Mr Lee Yeow Wee, David

Deputy Divisional Registrars

Court of Appeal and Appellate Division of the High Court

  • Ms Wong Shi Hui, Janice
  • Mr Yeo Rong Wei, Justin
  • Mr Seow Fu Hong, Colin
  • Mr Rajaram Vikram Raja

Singapore International Commercial Court

  • Ms Khng Una
  • Ms Liew Carol
  • Ms Tan Crystal

Assistant Registrars

  • Ms Tay Woan Fen, Constance
  • Mr James Elisha Lee Han Leong
  • Ms Wong Shi Hui, Janice
  • Ms Khng Una
  • Mr Yeo Rong Wei, Justin
  • Ms Gan Kam Yuin
  • Ms Tan Teck Ping Karen
  • Mr Choo Wing Kong, Kenneth
  • Ms Crystal Tan Huiling
  • Mr Seow Fu Hong, Colin
  • Ms Liew Lin Lin Carol
  • Mr Miyapan Ramu
  • Mr Lee Yuxian Jay
  • Ms Lim Sai Nei
  • Mr Rajaram Vikram Raja
  • Ms Elaine Liew Ling Wei
  • Ms Li Yuen Ting
  • Ms Jean Chan Lay Koon
  • Ms Lee Siew Hui Jacqueline
  • Ms Wong Baochen
  • Mr Randeep Singh Koonar
  • Mr Paul Tan Wei Chean
  • Mr Low Yunhui James
  • Mr Kenneth Wang Ye
  • Mr Navin Anand
  • Ms Eunice Chan Swee En
  • Mr Ong Zhihao Reuben
  • Mr Huang Jiahui
  • Mr Sim Junhui
  • Mr Ching Yu Jin, Bryan
  • Ms See Ying Xiu Alison
  • Ms Beverly Lim Kai Li
  • Ms Tang Pei Le, Deborah


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