Tara Davenport

Dr Tara Davenport holds a Bachelor of Laws from the London School of Economics, a Masters of Law (Maritime Law) from the National University of Singapore (NUS), a Masters of Law and Doctor of Juridical Science from Yale Law School. She is a recipient of a Fulbright scholarship as well as an NUS Overseas Graduate Scholarship. She is currently an Assistant Professor at NUS where she teaches Principles of Property Law, Law of the Sea and International Regulation of Shipping. She is also a Senior Research Fellow at the Centre for International Law (CIL) at NUS, Deputy Director of the Asia-Pacific Centre for Environmental Law (APCEL), member of the Executive Council of the Asian Society of International Law, member of the Editorial Board of the Asian Journal of International Law and Ocean Development and International Law Journal. She is co-rapporteur for the International Law Association’s Committee on Submarine Cables and Pipelines and was a member of the Legal Working Group on Deep Seabed Mining Liability. Her research interests are in public international law, law of the sea, marine environmental law and international dispute settlement. 

Articles by Tara Davenport (2)

Why UNCLOS Matters to Singapore and the World

Tara Davenport

Fulcrum editor Julia Lau discusses the significance of the UN Convention on the Law of the Sea (1982) with NUS Assistant Professor of Law, Dr Tara Davenport.

Survival, Success and the Sea: The Importance of UNCLOS to Singapore

Tara Davenport

UNCLOS has played a pivotal role in Singapore's development from a maritime colony to a modern maritime state.