Legal 'stalwart' senior counsel Jeffrey Chan retires after 45 years

Mr Jeffrey Chan is now a part-time principal senior consultant with law firm JLC Advisors and will also teach part-time at the National University of Singapore law school.
Mr Jeffrey Chan is now a part-time principal senior consultant with law firm JLC Advisors and will also teach part-time at the National University of Singapore law school.PHOTO: ATTORNEY-GENERAL'S CHAMBERS

Senior Counsel Jeffrey Chan is longest-serving legal service officer

A veteran of the legal service, Mr Jeffrey Chan, who retired last week as principal senior consultant at the Attorney-General's Chambers (AGC), was a man of several firsts.

He was the first President's Scholar to read law in 1969 and, after joining the Singapore Legal Service, the first to be awarded a scholarship to get a master's in law at Harvard University in 1981.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on July 12, 2018, with the headline 'Legal 'stalwart' retires after 45 years'. Print Edition | Subscribe