Prof. Lee Pey Woan

Prof. Lee Pey Woan

  • Dean and Professor of Law, SMU Yong Pung How School of Law

Professor Lee Pey Woan is currently Dean and Professor of Law at Yong Pung How School of Law (YPHSL). She was previously Vice Provost (Faculty Matters) at the Office of the Provost (PVO) as well as Associate Dean (Undergraduate Teaching and Curriculum) at YPHSL and the Academic Director for Faculty Affairs at PVO. As Vice Provost (Faculty Matters), she was closely involved in the review and development of the University’s academic governance policies. Pey Woan teaches Corporate Law but her research interests encompass company, private and commercial law. She has published widely in local as well as leading international journals including the Modern Law Review, Oxford Journal of Legal Studies, Law Quarterly Review, Lloyd’s Maritime and Commercial Law Quarterly as well as Journal of Business Law. She has also co-authored text books on Contract Law, Tort Law and Company Law. Her works have been cited by the Singapore Court of Appeal, the Singapore High Court and the Canadian Supreme Court. Pey Woan also serves the legal profession by periodically speaking at legal conferences. Pey Woan graduated from King’s College London and subsequently obtained the Bachelor of Civil Law from Oxford University. She is also an Advocate and Solicitor of the Singapore Supreme Court. In the past, she was appointed amicus curiae to the Singapore Court of Appeal and has also been called to the external Bar in England and Wales (Middle Temple).