President Tony Tan Keng Yam appointed Mr George Wei Sze Shun and Mr Edmund Leow as Judicial Commissioners of the High Court with effect from Aug 1 and Oct 1 respectively this year. They will each serve a one-year term.
Mr Wei, 58, is an expert in intellectual properly law in Singapore and was a professor at the Singapore Management University.
Mr Leow, 50, specializes in tax and corporate law, and is the managing principal of law firm Baker & McKenzie.
With the appointments, the Supreme Court will have a total of 15 Judges and three Judicial Commissioners.