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Jaclyn L. Neo (founder)
Jaclyn is an Assistant Professor at the Faculty of Law of the National University of Singapore (NUS). A graduate of NUS Law, Jaclyn practised in the litigation department of Wong Partnership before joining the faculty. She was awarded the NUS Overseas Graduate Scholarship to pursue her Master of Laws at Yale Law School. She was subsequently awarded a Faculty Scholarship to pursue her doctorate studies.

Jaclyn’s research focuses on how constitutions manage diversity and difference. She completed her Doctor of Juridical Science (JSD) at Yale Law School, and founded this blog in order to procrastinate productively.

Jack Tsen-Ta Lee (co-founder)
Jack has research interests in constitutional and administrative law, heritage law, and media law. He graduated with a Bachelor of Laws (LLB (Hons)) from NUS in 1995 and qualified as an advocate and solicitor the following year. After working for about six years as a litigator, Jack obtained a Master of Laws (LLM) at University College London on a British Chevening Scholarship in 2003. He completed his Doctor of Philosophy in Law (PhD) at the Birmingham Law School, University of Birmingham, in 2012, where he was also a visiting lecturer and postgraduate teaching assistant for three years. He was an Assistant Professor of Law at the School of Law of the Singapore Management University (SMU) from 2008 to 2017, during which he was the holder of a Lee Foundation Fellowship for Research Excellence in 2009–2010, and received SMU School of Law’s Most Promising Teacher Award for 2010–2011. He is currently the Deputy Research Director of the Singapore Academy of Law, a promotion and development agency for Singapore’s legal industry. Click here for information on Jack’s academic writings, and follow him on Twitter at @sgconlaw.

Swati Jhaveri
Swati joined the NUS Faculty of Law in August 2012. She previously taught at the Chinese University of Hong Kong Faculty of Law. Her areas of research include public law and the law of torts. She has published in these areas in Public Law, the Tort Law Review and the International Journal of Constitutional Law. While at CUHK, she was awarded the Vice Chancellor’s Exemplary Teaching Award. She was also awarded a competitive research grant from the General Research Fund of the Research Grants Council of Hong Kong to investigate the post-1997 impact of judicial review on legislative process and content. At NUS she was awarded the Faculty and University’s Annual Teaching Excellence Awards for the 2013–2014 academic year.

Swati obtained her Bachelor of Arts in Jurisprudence (First Class Honours) and Bachelor of Civil Law (Distinction) from the University of Oxford. She previously practiced law at Allen & Overy, specializing in international commercial arbitration. She is a Solicitor of the Hong Kong SAR and England and Wales, and is a member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators.



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