Public Lectures

Dentons Rodyk Dialogue Series

The Dentons Rodyk Dialogue is a partnership between Dentons Rodyk and Singapore Management University (SMU) to create a major forum for thought leaders to share ideas and views affecting Asia’s legal, business, cultural and economic landscape.

Herbert Smith Freehills-SMU Asian Arbitration Lecture Series

The Herbert Smith Freehills - SMU Asian Arbitration Lecture Series was established in 2010 and was made possible by a term fund contribution by Herbert Smith Freehills. The objective of the Lecture Series is to promote collaborative forms of dispute resolution and access to justice and in so doing promote Singapore as the centre for dispute resolution in Asia, particularly in arbitration and mediation.

Jones Day Professorship of Commercial Law Lecture Series

The global law firm Jones Day, through its non-profit foundation funded by donations from attorneys and staff, made a donation to Singapore Management University (SMU) of US$500,000 to establish the Jones Day Professorship of Commercial Law for a term of seven years.

Singapore Mediation Lecture Series

The Singapore Mediation Lecture series aims to enhance the understanding and use of mediation in resolving cross-border commercial disputes, and is proudly brought to you by Eversheds Harry Elias Partnership LLP and Singapore Mediation Centre, in collaboration with the Singapore Management University.

Yong Pung How Professorship of Law Lecture Series

The Yong Pung How Professorship of Law was established in 2007 and was made possible by a generous S$3 million endowed contribution by the Yong Shook Lin Trust. The late Mr Yong Shook Lin, who was himself a prominent lawyer, was the father of former Chief Justice Mr Yong Pung How. This is the largest donation to the SMU School of Law to date.