Centre for International Law

CIL Team Bios

Denise-Cheong
Ms Denise CHEONG
Senior Research Fellow

Telephone: (65) 6601 5148
E-mail: denisecheong@nus.edu.sg


Denise is Senior Research Fellow and covers developments in two main areas, namely, Nuclear Law and Policy and Ocean Law and Policy. She is the CIL Project Coordinator for a three-year research project on nuclear safety and security. This project is being undertaken jointly with the Energy Studies Institute of the National University of Singapore and is funded through a National Research Foundation grant as part of the Singapore Government’s Nuclear Policy Research Programme. As a member of the Ocean Law and Policy team, she is particularly interested in international law issues that have an impact on the preservation and protection of the marine environment. Prior to joining CIL, Denise worked with Linklaters (Singapore and Tokyo) for more than 10 years and was a member of Linklaters award-winning global capital markets practice. Before joining Linklaters, she was a corporate and commercial lawyer with Allens in Sydney, Australia. Denise is an Advocate & Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Singapore and a Solicitor of England & Wales. She holds a LLB (Hons) and Master of Science (Environmental Management) (Shell Medal and Prize and Shell Best Dissertation Award winner) from the National University of Singapore.