Faculty Profile

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Yong Pung How School of Law

ONG, Benjamin Joshua

Full-time Faculty

Assistant Professor of Law; Director, Undergraduate Admissions; Member, Institutional Review Board

  • Bachelor of Civil Law, University of Oxford, 2015
  • Bachelor of Arts (Jurisprudence) (First Class), University of Oxford, 2014
  • ACCA Advanced Diploma in Accounting and Business, 2012

Academic Positions Held

Current Appointment:

  • Assistant Professor of Law, Singapore Management University, Jan 2019-Present
  • Director, Undergraduate Admissions (Sep 2020-Present)

Previous Appointment:

  • Lecturer of Law, Singapore Management University, July 2017-Dec 2018

Honours and Awards

  • SMU School of Law Teaching Awards – Top LGST Teacher Award (Academic Year 2018-19)
  • Singapore Law Gazette Awards - Best Feature Article by a Young Lawyer, 2017
  • MOE-START Early Career Award, 2017
  • Singapore Law Gazette Awards – Best Feature Article by a Young Lawyer, 2015
  • Slaughter & May Prize for Legal History, 2014
  • Wronker Prize for Tort, 2014
  • St Edmund Hall Open Scholarship, 2012-2014 

Courses Taught in SMU

  • Constitutional and Administrative Law
  • Business Law

Research Areas / Areas of Specialisation

  • Constitutional law
  • Administrative Law

Current Projects

  • Judicial review of executive action on substantive grounds
  • False statements and the law
  • The constitutional right to profession of religion

Selected Publications