Koh Juat Jong

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Koh Juat Jong
Solicitor-General of Singapore
Assumed office
10 April 2008
Appointed by S. R. Nathan
Preceded by Walter Woon
Attorney-General of Singapore (acting)
In office
11 April 2010 – 30 September 2010
Appointed by S. R. Nathan
Preceded by Walter Woon
Succeeded by Sundaresh Menon
Personal details
Nationality Singaporean
Alma mater University College London,
National University of Singapore,
Harvard University
This is a Chinese name; the family name is Koh.

Koh Juat Jong is the former Registrar of the Supreme Court of Singapore and current Solicitor-General of Singapore. A President's Scholar, she graduated with a Bachelor of Science in economics and statistics from University College London in 1981. She then joined the Administrative Service. She obtained her Bachelor of Laws from the National University of Singapore Faculty of Law in 1988 and her Master of Laws from Harvard Law School in 1989.

Koh joined the Attorney-General's Chambers as a State Counsel before being posted to the Supreme Court as a Senior Assistant Registrar. In 1995, she was appointed a District Judge and subsequently became the Principal District Judge, Family and Juvenile Justice Division. In 2003, she became Registrar of the Supreme Court; five years later, she was appointed Solicitor-General. She was Acting Attorney-General for five months in 2010 during a leadership transition.

Koh's retirement as Solicitor General was announced on 8 Jan 2014, with effect from 31 Jan 2014.[1]


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