Hany Soh

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Hany Soh
苏慧敏
Hany Soh.jpg
Soh in 2021
Member of Parliament
for Marsiling–Yew Tee GRC
(Woodgrove)
Assumed office
10 July 2020
Preceded byOng Teng Koon (PAP)
Majority29,081 (26.36%)
Personal details
Born1987 (age 34–35)[1]
Singapore
Political partyPeople's Action Party
Children1
Alma materUniversity of Liverpool (LLB)
Occupation
  • Politician
  • lawyer

Hany Soh Hui Bin (Chinese: 苏慧敏; pinyin: Sū Huìmǐn; born 1987)[1] is a Singaporean politician and lawyer. A member of the governing People's Action Party (PAP), she has been the Member of Parliament (MP) representing the Woodgrove division of Marsiling–Yew Tee GRC since 2020.

Education[edit]

Soh attended Bendemeer Secondary School under the Normal (Academic) stream before graduating from Temasek Polytechnic after her O Level with a diploma in law and management.[2][3][4]

She subsequently went on to complete a Bachelor of Laws degree at the University of Liverpool in 2011.[2][4]

Career[edit]

Legal career[edit]

Soh joined MSC Law Corporation in 2016 and became its director in 2017.[2]

Political career[edit]

Following her graduation in 2011, Soh had been a volunteer, along with other grassroots members of Bukit Panjang with the support of Teo Ho Pin, Mayor of North West District.[5]

In 2013, she was called to the Singapore Bar as an Advocate and Solicitor of the Supreme Court.[2][4] In 2014, she established the first Community Legal Clinic in a Residents' Committee centre.[2][5]

Soh joined the governing People's Action Party (PAP) and served as a member of the PAP HQ Executive Committee between 2017 and 2018.[2][4]

During the 2020 general election, Soh was fielded as part of a four-member PAP team contesting in Marsiling–Yew Tee GRC.[3] On 5 July, during her election campaign, she fell and fractured her foot.[6][7] She and the PAP team in Marsiling–Yew Tee GRC were eventually elected into Parliament after defeating the opposition Singapore Democratic Party with 63.18% of the vote.[8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "MP | Parliament of Singapore".
  2. ^ a b c d e f "PAP's new GE2020 candidate Hany Soh is a Normal-stream student-turned-lawyer". 24 June 2020. Retrieved 13 July 2020.
  3. ^ a b "Singapore GE2020: Lawrence Wong continues to head PAP's Marsiling-Yew Tee GRC team, new face Hany Soh replaces Ong Teng Koon". 28 June 2020. Retrieved 13 July 2020.
  4. ^ a b c d "Hany Soh". Retrieved 13 July 2020.
  5. ^ a b "GE2020: PAP's new prospective candidates include former public servants, lawyer and banker". 24 June 2020. Retrieved 13 July 2020.
  6. ^ "PAP Marsiling-Yew Tee GRC new candidate Hany Soh fractures foot during house visits". 6 July 2020. Retrieved 13 July 2020.
  7. ^ "PAP new face Hany Soh fractures foot on house visits". 7 July 2020. Retrieved 13 July 2020.
  8. ^ "GE2020 official results: PAP team led by Lawrence Wong beats SDP in Marsiling-Yew Tee with 63.18% of votes". 11 July 2020. Retrieved 13 July 2020.

External links[edit]

Parliament of Singapore
Preceded by
Ong Teng Koon
Member of Parliament for
Marsiling–Yew Tee GRC (Woodgrove)

2020 – present
Incumbent