SINGAPORE: The Legal Service Commission has appointed Mr Kwek Mean Luck as the Solicitor-General and and Ms Mavis Chionh as the Second Solicitor-General of the Attorney-General’s Chambers (AGC) with effect from Jan 14, 2017.
Mr Kwek, 43, read law at the University of Cambridge on an Overseas Merit Scholarship from the Public Service Commission, graduating with a First Class Honours degree in 1995. He later obtained a Master of Laws from Harvard University under the Lee Kuan Yew Scholarship in 2000.
Mr Kwek has also held several appointments in the Administrative Service, including Deputy Secretary (Industry) in the Ministry of Trade and Industry, Deputy Secretary (Development) in the Public Service Division of the Prime Minister’s Office, as well as Dean and Chief Executive of the Civil Service College. He rejoined the Legal Service and was appointed the Second Solicitor-General on Jul 1, 2015.
Meanwhile, Ms Chionh, 47, read law at the University of Oxford, graduating with a First Class Honours degree in 1991. She obtained a Master of Laws (LLM) degree in Chinese Law from the National University of Singapore in 2005.
Ms Chionh was also appointed Senior Counsel in 2015 and Third Solicitor-General from Aug 1 this year.