Public Lectures

Dentons Rodyk Dialogue Series

The Dentons Rodyk Dialogue is a partnership between Dentons Rodyk and the Singapore Management University (SMU) to create a major forum for thought leaders to share ideas and views affecting Asia’s legal, business, cultural and economic landscape.


Herbert Smith Freehills-SMU Asian Arbitration Lecture Series

The Herbert Smith Freehills-SMU Asian Arbitration Lecture Series was established in 2010 and was made possible by a term fund contribution by Herbert Smith Freehills. The objective of the Lecture Series is to promote collaborative forms of dispute resolution and access to justice and in so doing promote Singapore as the centre for dispute resolution in Asia, particularly in arbitration and mediation.


Jones Day Professorship of Commercial Law Lecture Series

The global law firm Jones Day, through its non-profit foundation funded by donations from attorneys and staff, made a donation to SMU of US$500,000 to establish the Jones Day Professorship of Commercial Law.


Singapore Mediation Lecture Series

The Singapore Mediation Lecture Series aims to enhance the understanding and use of mediation in resolving cross-border commercial disputes, and is proudly brought to you by Harry Elias Partnership and the Singapore Mediation Centre, in collaboration with SMU.


Yong Pung How Professorship of Law Lecture Series

The Yong Pung How Professorship of Law was established in 2007 and made possible by a generous S$3 million endowed contribution by the Yong Shook Lin Trust. The late Mr Yong Shook Lin, who was himself a prominent lawyer, was the father of former Chief Justice Dr Yong Pung How. This is the largest donation to the SMU Yong Pung How School of Law to date.