our story

ALSA Singapore

ALSA Singapore

Our History

Formally established in 2003, ALSA initially comprised of students from 9 Asian countries (China, Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand, Singapore, Philippines, Hong Kong, Korea and Japan). 15 years on, ALSA has grown to become Asia's leading student-run organisation, with over 12,000 members in 16 Asian countries, representing 100 of Asia’s top universities. 

 

About Us

As one of the most proactive members, ALSA Singapore has been at the forefront of major developments in ALSA, spearheading key initiations and executing flagship events for law students across Asia. 

Most notably, ALSA Singapore has had the privilege of organising the following events:

 

2016: ELSA Moot Court Competition (Asian Regional Rounds)

 

2017: ALSA Annual Form

 

2018: Inaugural ALSA Pro Bono Bilateral Conference (with ALSA Thailand)

 

2019:

John H. Jackson Moot Court Competition (Asia-Pacific Regional Rounds)

Law Students' Pro Bono Conference (Co-organised with NUS Pro Bono Group)

 

2020: Filipino's Legal Learning Journey (Co-organised with PracticeForte and the Philippines Embassy of Singapore, cancelled due to Covid-19)

 

2021:

ALSA Around the World (Pro Bono Conference II, jointly organised with the ALSA International Board with ALSA Singapore as Organising Committee)

ALSA Singapore - Hong Kong TED Joint Webinars

 

2022: ALSA Singapore is bidding to host the 2022 ALSA Conference

Our Vision 

Promote an awareness of justice among law students across Asia

Empower law students to contribute to pro bono initiatives across Asia

Create opportunities to increase cross-border interactions among law students across Asia

Our Objectives 

Promote dialogue with practitioners to expose law students to the realities of legal practice

Enhance the capabilities of law students to become internationally minded,

socially responsible, academically committed and legally skilled

Understand and appreciate the diversity across Asian legal systems by interacting and exchanging perspectives with law students across Asia

Meet Our National Board 

ONG MORI

PRESIDENT

As President of ALSA Singapore, Mori sets the strategic direction for the development of ALSA Singapore.

 

She is responsible for liaising with various international boards and other member countries to further the ALSA vision.

DAMIAN QUEK

VICE PRESIDENT

Together with his co-vice president, Damian is responsible for supervising operations across national board departments and collaborating with local chapter heads for ALSA Singapore outreach events.

ELIZABETH BOEY

VICE PRESIDENT

Together with her co-vice president, Boey is responsible for supervising operations across national board departments and collaborating with local chapter heads for ALSA Singapore outreach events.

FELICIA TEE

SECRETARY GENERAL

Juggling both her administrative and correspondence duties within ALSA Singapore, Felicia plays a central role in assisting the group in managing its affairs and as well as coordinating various paperwork that ALSA Singapore requires.

KHESHIN CHEONG

TREASURER

Responsible for ALSA Singapore’s finances, Kheshin is in charge of collating and verifying various ALSA transactions. He is also responsible for budgeting and assisting the group in procuring sponsorships for various events

NICOLE LAI

PR DIRECTOR

Together with her co-director, Nicole is responsible for ALSA Singapore’s publicity, marketing and outreach efforts as well as the designs of various event materials. She is also building upon the work of previous ALSA Singapore PR initiatives and furthering the organisation’s digitisation efforts through various online publicity efforts.

VALERIE LIM

PR DIRECTOR

JILL PHUA 

ACADEMIC AFFAIRS

TAN SHI HUI

TED DIRECTOR

Together with her co-director, Valerie is responsible for ALSA Singapore’s publicity, marketing and outreach efforts as well as the designs of various event materials. She is also building upon the work of previous ALSA Singapore PR initiatives and furthering the organisation’s digitisation efforts through various online publicity efforts.

Aside from coordinating various academic programs for all local ALSA Singapore events, Jill also organizes academic-related discussions at various ALSA Singapore events.

Responsible for the training, exchange and development programs for ALSA Singapore, Shi Hui is in charge of reaching out to external practitioners and the ALSA Alumni for their participation in panel discussions and workshops. Through these experiences, he hopes to expose law students to the realities of legal practice and to broaden their horizons.

FAYE-ANNE HO

EVENTS DIRECTOR

Working together with her co-director, Faye-Anne is in charge of fine-tuning various details relating to local ALSA Singapore events. Aside from facilitating the operations for these events, she also plays a supportive role in ALSA Singapore’s outreach efforts to the law student community in the local chapters.

ONG YING FEI

EVENTS DIRECTOR

Working together with his co-director, Ying Fei is in charge of fine-tuning various details relating to local ALSA Singapore events. Aside from facilitating the operations for these events, he also plays a supportive role in ALSA Singapore’s outreach efforts to the law student community in the local chapters.

BETHANIE YAP

ADVISOR

As the Vice-President of the 17th Natioinal Board, and her experience attending multiple ALSA Internationa levents, Bethanie provides practical and indispensable advise and guidance for various ALSA events. 

DENZYL ANG

ADVISOR

As the President of the 17th Natioinal Board, and his experience organising the first Pro Bono Conference, Denzyl provides practical and indispensable advise and guidance for various ALSA events. 

PHILLIP DUGGAN

NUS LSRIC PRESIDENT

JASLYN LEE

SMU IRC PRESIDENT

MASITA BINTE BAKTI

SUSS REPRESENTATIVE

DYLAN MULCHAND

TP REPRESENTATIVE

As the President of the Law Students’ International Relations’ Committee (LSIRC) in NUS School of Law, Philip is responsible for managing the outreach programs for both local and foreign exchange students in NUS.

 

He concurrently represents the interests of the NUS student body in ALSA.

As the President of the International Relations’ Committee in SMU School of Law, Jaslyn is in charge of the outreach programmes for both local and foreign exchange students in SMU.

 

She concurrently represents the interests of the SMU student body in ALSA.

SUSS Law is formally represented on the 18th National Board through its Local Chapter Representative. Together with the other three school representatives, Masita provides insights in the planning of ALSA Singapore events.

She concurrently represents the interests of the SUSS student body in ALSA.

TP Law is formally represented on the 18th National Board through its Local Chapter Representative. Together with the other three school representatives, Dylan provides insights in the planning of ALSA Singapore events. Dylan is also president of TPLaw Inc.

He concurrently represents the interests of the TP student body in ALSA.

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