James Allsop Appointed to SICC

The President of the Republic of Singapore has appointed James Allsop as an international judge on the Singapore International Commercial Court (SICC).

Allsop was appointed chief justice of the Federal Court of Australia in March 2013 and retired in April 2023. Prior to that, he was the president of the New South Wales Court of Appeal from June 2008 to February 2013 and a judge of the Federal Court of Australia from May 2001 to June 2008. He also served as an additional judge of the Supreme Court of the Australian Capital Territory during the period 2003 to 2008.

The SICC is a division of the Singapore High Court and part of the Supreme Court of Singapore. It is designed to handle transnational commercial disputes. Allsop began his three-year appointment on January 5, 2024.

Read the full announcement here.

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