9:00- 12:00am Relationships and remedies
Dora Neo (NUS): Contract law - remedies
Paul Davies (Oxford): Equity - remedies for breach of trust and breach of fiduciary duty
Cheng-Han Tan (NUS): Agency - unauthorised agency and the undisclosed principal
1:30- 4:30pm Distinctions and demarcations
Jeremy Gans (Melbourne): Criminal law – public and private law aspects
Edwin Simpson (Oxford): Taxation law – institutional divisions of responsibility
Andrew Godwin (Melbourne): Property law – property vs. non-property
Associate Professor; Director of the Faculty's new Centre for Banking and Finance Law, NUS
Dora Neo started her career as an advocate and solicitor before joining the NUS Law Faculty. She has researched at institutions such as the UN Commission for International Trade Law (UNCITRAL) in Vienna, Austria and has presented papers in the UK, USA, Europe and Asia.
Teaching: International banking; Credit & security; Contract law
Research: Banking and international payments; Secured transactions; Trade in services & financial services; Contract law
Paul S. Davies
Associate Professor of Law, Oxford
Paul read Oriental Studies (Japanese) and then Law at Downing College, Cambridge, and spent a year in Poitiers studying French Law. He became a Fellow and College Lecturer in Law at Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge, in 2008, and was also a Newton Trust Lecturer in the Faculty of Law. He joined the Oxford Law Faculty as a CUF Lecturer in April 2013, and is a Fellow of St Catherine's College.
Teaching: Commercial Law; Contract; Trusts; Restitution
Research: law of obligations and property
Cheng Han Tan
Professor; Chairman, Centre for Law & Business, NUS
Professor Tan Cheng Han is Chairman, Centre for Law & Business at the Faculty of Law at the National University of Singapore (NUS). His current appointments include being Chairman of the Singapore Media Literacy Council, Chairman of the Advisory Committee on Move-On and Filming Orders; a member of the Military Court of Appeal in Singapore and a member of the Governing Board of the International Association of Law Schools in the US.
Teaching: Agency and Partnership; Contract; Corporations Law; Criminal Law;
Research: Agency; Contract; Corporations Law; Legal Education
Jeremy Gans is a Professor in Melbourne Law School, where he researches and teaches across all aspects of the criminal justice system. He holds higher degrees in both law and criminology. In 2007, he was appointed as the Human Rights Adviser to the Victorian Parliament's Scrutiny of Acts and Regulations Committee.
Teaching: Expert Evidence
Research: DNA Identification in the Criminal Justice System; Human Rights and Criminal Procedure; Australian criminal law; Uniform evidence law
Associate Professor of Law, Oxford
Edwin Simpson (BCL 1989, MA 1990) is an Official Student (or Tutor) in Law at Christ Church, and the Barclays Bank Lecturer in Taxation in the University. He is a qualified barrister and member of Lincoln's Inn.
Teaching: Philosophy of Law; Taxation; Trusts
Research: Jurisprudence; Constitutional and Administrative Law; Trusts; Taxation
Senior Lecturer; Director of Studies, Banking and Finance Law, Melbourne
Andrew Godwin was in private practice for 15 years, 10 of which were spent in Shanghai. During his time in China, Andrew was ranked by Asia Pacific Legal 500 as one of the leading banking and finance lawyers in China. Andrew is a well-known and highly regarded specialist on Chinese law and legal practice in Australia and Greater China.
Teaching: Deals with China; International Financial Transactions: Law and Practice
Research: the evolution of company law in China; the development of insolvency and property law in China; risk disclosure in the context of complex financial products