Professor, School of Law
Singapore Management University
Locknie Hsu is a full Professor of Law at the School of Law, Singapore Management University. She received her legal training at the National University of Singapore and Harvard University, and is a member of the Singapore Bar.
Locknie specializes in international trade and investment law, international dispute settlement, ASEAN trade law and economic integration, trade and public health, and sovereign wealth funds. She has published extensively and her book, Trade, Investment, Innovation and their Impact on Access to Medicines – An Asian Perspective, was published by Cambridge University Press in February 2016.
Locknie was one of two amici curiae (impartial experts) appointed by the Singapore Court of Appeal during 2015-16, to provide an expert legal opinion in a significant investment treaty dispute.
She is also a Research Fellow in the International Academy of the Belt and Road (Hong Kong) and a member of the Advisory Panel of the Vietnamese Chamber of Commerce in Singapore. In the ASEAN Law Association, Locknie is Chair of the Trade and Investment Group, a member of the Legal Harmonization Working Group, and a member of the Singapore National Committee’s Executive Council.
In the International Law Association, she is a co-rapporteur of the Committee on Sustainable Development and the Green Economy in International Trade Law and a member of the FTA Study Group. She is a member of the Editorial Board of the peer-reviewed Journal of World Investment and Trade. She has been invited to speak at numerous international conferences and has also done work for international bodies such as the World Trade Organization, the World Bank and the Asian Development Bank.