Introducing Cheah Wui Ling and Emily Linnea Mahoney

It’s our great pleasure today to introduce Cheah Wui Ling and Emily Linnea Mahoney as IntLawGrrls contributors.

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERACheah Wui Ling is Assistant Professor at the National University of Singapore (NUS) Faculty of Law since 2007. She was educated at the National University of Singapore (LL.B., LL.M.), Harvard Law School (LL.M.), European University Institute, and Oxford University (D.Phil., ongoing). She is a qualified lawyer (called to the New York Bar) and holds a diploma in arbitration (Queen Mary University of London).

Prior to entering academia, Wui Ling served as a Legal Officer at the Office of Legal Affairs of Interpol’s General Secretariat (Lyon), where she specialized in international criminal law, data protection, and cross-border police cooperation. Her teaching experience includes periods at the Centre for Transnational Legal Studies (London, UK), Oxford University (UK), Université Jean Moulin Lyon 3 (France), and Cambodia’s Royal University of Law and Economics. Presently she also acts as Senior Adviser to the Forum for International Criminal and Humanitarian Law and as Adviser to the Case Matrix Network. Wui Ling’s research focuses on international criminal law, human rights law, and criminal justice.

Emily Mahoney PhotoEmily Linnea Mahoney is a US attorney (pending NY Bar admission) and works at James Ware Schoenfeld Stephenson LLP in London. She holds a JD from Northeastern University Law School, an LLM in International Law with distinction from the School of Oriental and African Studies, and an MSc in Race, Ethnicity and Postcolonial Studies from the Sociology Department of the London School of Economics and Political Science.

Previously, Emily worked at the Media Legal Defence Initiative (UK), Electronic Frontier Foundation (US), Privacy International (UK), and Baker & McKenzie (Viet Nam). Prior to her legal studies, Emily worked on migration and gender issues in Viet Nam. She has research interests in critical approaches to human rights, digital technologies, freedom of expression, and postcolonial studies.

Wui Ling and Emily’s first post will discuss ASIL’s Women in International Law Mentoring Program. Heartfelt welcome!


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