Appointed w.e.f. 24 February 2020
Chengying heads Pro Bono SG’s community lawyering initiative, which provides integrated legal care to the most socially excluded through strong partnerships with the social sector, and the establishment of Community Law Centres in the heartlands. She also oversees the research, knowledge management and development of best integrated legal care practices to enhance access to justice for vulnerable groups.
Prior to joining Pro Bono SG, Chengying practised in the litigation departments of 2 leading Singapore law firms. She volunteered with Pro Bono SG’s various legal aid programmes after getting called to the Bar and was seconded to the Criminal Legal Aid Scheme to do full-time pro bono criminal defence work as a pioneer CLAS Fellow in 2015.