Ferlin Jayatissa

Associate Professor Ferlin Jayatissa

Head, Law Programmes

School of Law

Tel: +65 6248 0305

Email: ZmVybGluamF5YXRpc3NhQHN1c3MuZWR1LnNn

Educational Qualifications

  • 1994

    LLB (Hons), NUS, Singapore

Academic and Professional Experience

  • 2018 - Present

    Associate Professor, School of Law, Singapore University of Social Sciences

  • 2016 - 2017

    Senior Lecturer, School of Law, Singapore University of Social Sciences, Singapore Consultant, M/s Lexcompass LLC, Singapore

  • 2012 - 2016

    Head [Litigation], M/s Lexcompass LLC, Singapore

  • 2015

    Appointed as Lead Counsel on Supreme Court of Singapore LASCO Register

  • 2012 - 2014

    Fellow, Singapore Institute of Legal Education

  • 2010 - 2012

    Deputy Director, Bar Admissions & Examinations, Singapore Institute of Legal Education

  • 2010

    Deputy Director (Training Directorate), Crime Cluster, Attorney-General’s Chambers, Singapore

  • 2008 - 2010

    Deputy Public Prosecutor/State Counsel, Criminal & Civil Divisions, Attorney-General’s Chambers, Singapore

  • 2000 - 2008

    Lecturer, School of Business, Temasek Polytechnic, Singapore

  • 1996 - 2000

    Deputy Public Prosecutor, Attorney – General’s Chambers, Singapore

  • 1995 - 1996

    Legal Associate, M/s Bernard Rada & Barker, Singapore

  • 1995

    Advocate & Solicitor, Supreme Court of Singapore

Jayatissa, F., Lim, P.B. & Ng, E. (2003) –
Learning Communication for Law [Temasek Polytechnic]

Halsbury’s Laws of Singapore (2003),
[Criminal Procedure]

Butterworth’s Annotated Statutes of Singapore (2001-2002),
[all chapters on the Penal Code]

2015 - Present
Lead Counsel, Supreme Court LASCO Register

2012 - Present
Member, Law Society of Singapore

2008 - 2010
Legal Officer, Singapore Legal Service (also 1996-2000)

1995 - Present
Advocate & Solicitor, Supreme Court of Singapore

1994 - Present
Member, Singapore Academy of Law

  • In AGC (Singapore), prosecution of capital and non-capital cases in the State Courts and High Court as well as conducted appeals and criminal revisions in the High Court, notably PP v Poh Chye Liang [1996], PP v Teo Lam Choon and Others [1997], PP v Nicholas Sims Leese [1997] PP v Tan Kheng Seng [1997], PP v Kelvin Lim Hock Hin [1997], PP v Bryan Yeo & Kelvin Chai [1998], PP v Yee Hun Leong & 4 Ors [1999] PP v Sandra Segran s/o N Muruthamuthu [2008], PP v Tong Chew Wei [2009] PP v Ng Pent Tine & Lam Chee Yong [2010].
  • In private practice, conducted criminal defence and civil trials in State Courts and High Court as well an conducted appeals in the High Court, notably TIG v TIH [2016], PP v Khairulanwar bin Rohmat [2015], PP v Iskandar bin Rahmat [2015], Masjuri bin Juladi v PP [2014], FTW v FLC [2014], AZS & Anor v AZR [2013], Azri bin Abas v PP [2013].
  • ASEAN Initiative for Intergration 2007 – Lecturer, Course Developer for following courses:
    • Contemporary Legislative Frame-working and Statutory Construction Mechanisms - Ministry of Justice, Vientianne, Laos.
    • Comparative Law: Civil/Common Law Systems Survey & the Doctrine of Binding Precedents – Superior Court, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Hanoi, Vietnam.
  • Criminal Law, Criminal Litigation & Procedure, Law of Evidence
  • Criminology & Forensics
  • Penology; Sentencing: Jurisprudence, Forms and Effects
  • Family Law: Practices, Procedure, Mediatory Resolutions and Restorative Justice
  • Advocacy Skills: Chambers, Trial and Appellate
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