Helena Whalen-Bridge

Helena Whalen-Bridge is Associate Professor of Law at the National University of Singapore. A recipient of multiple competitive research grants and the 2019 Teresa Godwin Phelps Award for Scholarship in Legal Communication, her research interests include legal ethics and access to justice, legal narrative, and legal education. Publications in the field of access to justice include The Role of Lawyers in Access to Justice: Asian and Comparative Perspectives (CUP, 2022), Litigants in Person: Principles and Practice in Civil and Family Matters in Singapore, with Jaclyn Neo (SAL Academy Publishing, 2021), “Automated Document Assembly: Access to Justice and Consumer Risk” (2020) Singapore Academy of Law Journal, and “The Conceptualization of Pro Bono in Singapore" (2014) Asian Journal of Comparative Law. Helena has received multiple NUS Teaching Excellence Awards, and she is an Expert with the UNODC’s Education for Justice project. Helena is a founding member of the Law Society of Singapore’s Project Law Help, which helps provide legal information and support to charities and social enterprises. She has been the Faculty Advisor for the Law Faculty’s student Pro Bono Group since its inception in 2005.