Profile : Lim Yen Lan

Yen Lan began her legal career with the Housing and Development Board in Singapore. She has been in private practice for over 28 years specializing in conveyancing and family matters. She has several publications to her credit including co-editor for the 1st edition of the Singapore book “YOU and the LAW” and, writing the section on property. She has also co-authored the booklet “Legal Status of Singapore Women”. She was also involved in the publication of the book “Men Women and Violence.”

Additionally, Yen Lan is an experienced lecturer on contract law having lectured at the Singapore Institute of Materials Management. Yen Lan is a past-President of the Singapore Association of Women Lawyers, Vice President and Honorary General Secretary of the Singapore Council Of Women’s Organisations and President of the Business and Professional Women’s Association (Singapore) 3rd Chapter.

Currently she serves as Vice Chairman of the Management Committee of the Thomson Community Club and sits on the Board of Management of the Grassroots Club (a club set up for Grassroots leaders) where she is the Chairman of the Education Sub-Committee. A Distinguished Toastmaster, she is a charter member of the Thomson Toastmasters Club where she has held various positions and has been an active toastmaster for over 18 years.