Job Title: Associate Professor
Organization: Faculty of Law National University of Singapore
Bio: Helena Whalen-Bridge is an Associate Professor at the National University Faculty of Law. Helena teaches Legal Ethics and advanced skills courses such as Common Law Methodology and Legal Argument and Narrative. She received the NUS Teaching Excellence Award and is a longstanding member of the Law Faculty’s Teaching Excellence Committee. Her research is in the areas of legal education, legal ethics and pro bono, and access to justice. Recent publications include Understanding Lawyers’ Ethics in Singapore (LexisNexis, 2016 (with Alvin Chen), “Clinical Legal Education in Singapore” in S.P. Sarker (ed.), Clinical Legal Education in Asia: Accessing Justice for the Underprivileged (London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2015) (with Rathna N. Koman) and “Conceptualising Pro Bono in Singapore” (2014) Asian Journal of Comparative Law. Helena is a founding member of the Law Society of Singapore’s Project Law Help, and she worked with the UNDP Team that translated Lao laws into English. She has been the Faculty Advisor for the Law Faculty’s student Pro Bono Group since its inception in 2005, and in 2016 she published a labor of love, an edited history of the Pro Bono Group (Pro Bono in Singapore: The PBG Story (Singapore: Faculty of Law, National University of Singapore, 2016).