Dr. Tang Hang Wu is a Professor at the School of Law, Singapore Management University. His areas of expertise are the law of property, equity, trusts and restitution. Hang Wu has published widely and his publications have been cited numerous times in leading works such as Chitty on Contracts, Goff & Jones' The Law of Unjust Enrichment, Snell's Equity, Elements of Land Law, Andrew Burrows' The Law of Restitution, Graham Virgo's Principles of the Law of Restitution, Peter Birks' Unjust Enrichment and law journals in the Commonwealth and law reform committees in Singapore, Ireland, Scotland and New Zealand. In addition, his work on equity and trusts has been relied on by the Caribbean Court of Appeal, the Royal Court in Jersey and the Singapore Court of Appeal. Hang Wu is an editor (with Tan Sook Yee and Kelvin Low) of the 3rd edition of Tan Sook Yee's Principles of Singapore Land Law which has been relied on extensively by all levels of the Singapore Courts. He studied law in Singapore and Cambridge where he has won prizes for academic excellence including being the top student of his LLM class in Cambridge.
Hang Wu co-heads TSMP's Private Wealth and Trust Advisory practice with Jennifer Chia. In addition to his academic credentials, Hang Wu has advised members of Singapore's legal profession (including Senior Counsel) and relevant government ministries on complex legal issues pertaining to restitution, land, equity, trusts and charities. He has also given expert evidence on fiduciary law and trustee’s duties. In collaboration with TSMP, he advises and acts as Counsel on contentious matters involving property, trusts, equity, restitution as well as private wealth and trusts transactions.
In recognition of his expertise in Chancery work, Hang Wu was recently made an overseas member of the Chancery Bar Association of England and Wales