Judith Prakash

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Judith Prakash
Judge of Appeal of the Court of Appeal
Assumed office
1 August 2016
Nominated byLee Hsien Loong
Appointed byTony Tan Keng Yam
Judge of the Supreme Court
In office
1 April 1995 – 31 July 2016
Nominated byGoh Chok Tong
Appointed byOng Teng Cheong
Judicial Commissioner of Singapore
In office
1 April 1992 – 1 April 1995
Nominated byGoh Chok Tong
Appointed byWee Kim Wee
Personal details
Alma materUniversity of Singapore Raffles Girls' School (Secondary)

Judith Prakash is a Singaporean judge in the Supreme Court. She was appointed a permanent Judge of Appeal of the Court of Appeal of Singapore on 1 August 2016, the first woman to hold this post.[1]

Prakash is the chair of the Law Reform Committee and Publications Committee of the Singapore Academy of Law, and also sits on the Medical Litigation Review Committee which examines issues relating to medical litigation.[1]

Prakash was a member of the sub-committee on the Review of Arbitration Laws, appointed by the Attorney-General in 1991, that made recommendations on Singapore's laws relating to international commercial arbitration and which led to the enactment of the International Arbitration Act in 1994.[2]


  1. ^ a b Appointments to the Supreme Court Bench, Prime Minister's Office, 29 June 2016, archived from the original on 3 July 2016.
  2. ^ International Arbitration Act (Cap. 143A, 2002 Rev. Ed.).