Hannah YeeFen Lim


Nanyang Technological University

Associate Professor of Business Law

Hannah YeeFen Lim graduated with double degrees in Computer Science and in Law from the University of Sydney, where she went on to complete a Master of Laws by Thesis with Honours under a Telstra Scholarship. She is currently an Associate Professor of Business Law at Nanyang Technological University. She was a full-time Visiting Professor at the Faculty of Law, National University of Singapore, from 2007 to 2011. Prior to that, she taught at the University of Sydney and UNSW. In 2013, she was a Visiting Scholar at the University of Cambridge; and in 2010, she was a Visiting Researcher at Berkman Center for Internet & Society, Harvard University.

Hannah is an internationally recognised legal expert in technology and Internet law, intellectual property law, and data protection and privacy law. She wrote one of the pioneering books on Internet law, Cyberspace Law (published in 2002), and her research has been cited with approval by senior judiciary, most notably by the High Court of Australia. She has published extensively in internationally well-respected, refereed journals and is the author of five scholarly books published by internationally-established publishers.

Hannah has been invited to speak at numerous international meetings where she has presented over 80 papers. She has served on the Singapore Academy of Law’s Law Reform Committee and has assisted the Ministry of Law, Media Development Authority and Intellectual Property Office of Singapore on legal matters. She is an Advocate and Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Singapore.