Andrew Phang

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Judge of Appeal

Andrew Phang
Judge of Appeal of the Supreme Court of Singapore
Assumed office
28 February 2006
Appointed by S. R. Nathan
Judge of the Supreme Court of Singapore
In office
8 December 2005 – 28 February 2006
Appointed by S. R. Nathan
Judicial Commissioner of Singapore
In office
3 January 2005 – 8 December 2005
Appointed by S. R. Nathan
Personal details
Born 1957 (age 59–60)
Nationality Singaporean
Spouse(s) Phang Sock Yong
Alma mater National University of Singapore,
Harvard University
Religion Christianity
This is a Chinese name; the family name is Phang.

Andrew Phang Boon Leong, S.C. (simplified Chinese: 潘文龙; traditional Chinese: 潘文龍; pinyin: Pān Wén Lóng; born 1957) is a Singaporean judge in the Supreme Court.

Born in Singapore in 1957, Phang received his Bachelor of Laws (First Class Honours) from the University of Singapore (now the National University of Singapore) in 1982, before earning his Master of Laws and Doctor of Juridical Science from Harvard University in 1984 and 1988 respectively. Between 1982 and 2000, he taught at the National University of Singapore Faculty of Law, and was appointed professor of law in 1999. He was appointed professor of law of the Singapore Management University (SMU) in 2000, and made chair of the department of law at the university's Lee Kong Chian School of Business in 2001. In 2004, together with Tan Cheng Han, he was one of the first two academics to be conferred the title of senior counsel.[1]

Phang was appointed judicial commissioner in January 2005, judge in December 2005, and judge of appeal in February 2006.[2] He is one of the leading authorities in contract law in Singapore and the Commonwealth.

Selected writings[edit]


  • Andrew B.L. Phang & Goh Yihan, Contract Law in Singapore, Kluwer Law International, 2012, ISBN 978-9-041-14627-4


  1. ^ "New High Court Judge", Straits Times, 9 December 2005.
  2. ^ Supreme Court of Singapore website.