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ALSA Singapore

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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 

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FAYE-ANNE HO
PRESIDENT

As President of ALSA Singapore, Faye-anne sets the strategic direction for the development of ALSA Singapore. She is also responsible for liaising with various international boards and other member countries to further the ALSA vision.

LEE JIAYI
VICE-PRESIDENT

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

JASLYN LEE
VICE-PRESIDENT

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

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Nicole chan
SECRETARY-GENERAL

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

DYLAN MULCHAND
TREASURER

Responsible for ALSA Singapore’s finances, Dylan 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

MARIA SANTHOSH
ACADEMIC AFFAIRS DIRECTOR

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

ZAHER BIN WAHAB
TED DIRECTOR

Responsible for the training, exchange and development programs for ALSA Singapore, Zaher 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.

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KENISHIA CHANG
PRM DIRECTOR

Together with her co-director, Kenishia 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.

FELICIA LEONG
PRM DIRECTOR

Together with her co-director, Felicia 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.

SYAKIR SINAR
EVENTS DIRECTOR

Working together with his co-director, Syakir 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.

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EVENTS DIRECTOR

Working together with her co-director, Andrea 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.

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TAY HUI TING
LOCAL CHAPTER HEAD (NUS)

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

 

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

POON CHONG MING
LOCAL CHAPTER HEAD (SMU)

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

 

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

CALEB NG
SUSS STUDENT REPRESENTATIVE

FAZLUR RAHMAN
TP STUDENT REPRESENTATIVE

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

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