|The Honourable the Chief Justice
|4th Chief Justice of Singapore|
6 November 2012
|Preceded by||Chan Sek Keong|
|Judge of Appeal of the Supreme Court of Singapore|
1 August 2012 – 5 November 2012
|Attorney-General of Singapore|
1 October 2010 – 25 June 2012
|Preceded by||Walter Woon,
Koh Juat Jong (acting)
|Succeeded by||Steven Chong|
3 April 2006 – 2 April 2007
|Born||1962 (age 51–52)
State of Singapore
|Alma mater||National University of Singapore, Harvard University|
The former Chief Justice Chan Sek Keong had also served as the Attorney General.
Early life and education
He served a one-year term as Judicial Commissioner of the Supreme Court of Singapore from 2006 to 2007. Before assuming the position of Attorney-General, Menon was the managing partner of Rajah & Tann. He was also the deputy chairman of the Singapore International Arbitration Centre, a member of the Senate of the Singapore Academy of Law, and Chairman of the Advisory Board for the law faculty of Singapore Management University. Menon stepped down from the office of Attorney-General on 25 June 2012 assumed his new position of Judge of Appeal on 1 August 2012. He was appointed Senior Counsel in 2008.
On 7 November 2012, he was sworn in as Singapore's fourth Chief Justice at the Istana. He is the first non-Chinese (Indo-Singaporean) Chief Justice of the Republic of Singapore and also the first Singaporean-born to serve as Chief Justice.
- "Sundaresh Menon to be Judge of Appeal". Channel NewsAsia. Retrieved 29 August 2012.
- "Sundaresh Menon sworn in as new Chief Justice". Channel Newsasia. 7 November 2012. Retrieved 9 November 2012.
Chan Sek Keong
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