Mr Lucien Wong was appointed as the 9th Attorney-General of Singapore on 14 January 2017. Mr Wong graduated with a Bachelor of Laws (Honours) degree from the University of Singapore in 1978 and was admitted to the Singapore Bar in 1979.
He started legal practice as a legal assistant at Drew & Napier in the following year and rose to become a partner of the firm in 1982. From 1987 to 1998, Mr Wong was a partner at Allen & Gledhill. He was managing partner of the firm from 1998 to 2012, when he became chairman and senior partner.
Mr Wong has more than 30 years of experience in legal practice, specialising in banking, corporate and financial services work. He has sat on several law review committees that reviewed amendments to Singapore Company and Securities Law.
He was appointed Deputy Attorney-General and Senior Counsel on 19 December 2016.
SCCA extends our gratitude and thanks to our immediate past Patron, Mr VK Rajah SC. The SCCA benefited enormously with Mr Rajah as our Patron from June 2014, up to his retirement in January 2017 from his position as the 8th Attorney-General of Singapore.