​28-29 January 2016


​International Conference on Court Excellence


​The State Courts organised the International Conference on Court Excellence on 28 and 29 January 2016. Themed "Judiciary of the Future", participants from both local and overseas judiciaries shared their perspectives on the latest trends and developments in court excellence, and what they envisage in the future.


Keynote Address by Chief Justice Marilyn Warren

Closing Remarks by Judicial Commissioner See Kee Oon

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Keynote Address

The Honourable Chief Justice Marilyn Warren AC

Supreme Court of Victoria, Australia





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Closing Remarks

Judicial Commissioner See Kee Oon, Presiding Judge of the State Courts, Singapore


​ ​Leadership for the Future




Leadership for the Future



The Honourable Justice Chao Hick Tin, Judge of Appeal, Supreme Court, Singapore



Achieving Court Excellence: The need for a collaborative approach

The Honourable Justice Brian Preston, Chief Judge, Land and Environment Court, and Joanne Gray, Registrar, Land and Environment Court, New South Wales, Australia


​ ​Innovations in Court Procedures and Processes






Court of the Future

The Honourable Justice Lee Seiu Kin, Supreme Court, Singapore




Innovation at the Federal Circuit Court of Australia

Judge Michael Jarrett, Federal Circuit of Australia


​ ​Enhancing the International Framework for Court Excellence




Evaluating Your Court's Performance

The Honourable Chief Justice Robert J. Torres, Guam




Judicial Support Excellence & Global Measures of Court Excellence

Laurie Glanfield, Deputy President, Australasian Institute of Judicial Administration




IFCE 2016 and Beyond

Laurie Glanfield, Deputy President, Australasian Institute of Judicial Administration






The IFCE in the United States: The High Performance Court Framework

Daniel J. Hall, Vice President National Center for State Courts




The International Framework for Court Excellence

Professor Gregory Reinhardt, Chair, International Consortium for Court Excellence


​ ​Good Governance and Judicial Ethics






Some Observations on International Judicial Ethics

Mr Keith R. Fisher, National Center for State Courts




Court Performance Evaluation as a Tool to Promote Judicial Reform and Build Public Trust and Confidence in the Judiciary

Justice Valentyna Simonenko, Supreme Court of Ukraine, Chair of the Council of Judges of Ukraine; and Mr. Tomas Verteletskyy, Monitoring, Evaluation and Court Performance Specialist for the USAID FAIR Judiciary programme in Ukraine




Judiciary of the Future: Good Governance & Judicial Ethics

Mr Amit Mukherjee, Lead Public Sector Specialist, Governance Global Practice, World Bank


​ ​Courts' Implementation of the IFCE






International Framework for Court Excellence

Family Court of Australia - Six Years On

The Honourable Justice Peter Murphy, Family Court of Australia









Finessing the Framework: The New Zealand IFCE Experience

Judge Colin Doherty, National Executive Judge, District Courts of New Zealand






Court excellence in Moldova: experiences from 3 pilot courts

Dr Pim Albers


​ ​Court Procedures and Policies




Simplification of Civil Processes: The Singapore Experience



District Judge Chiah Kok Khun, State Courts, Singapore



Judiciary of the Future: Fiji Experience on Procedures and Policies



Mr Yohan Liyanage, Chief Registrar, Judicial Department, Republic of Fiji





The Use of "National Security Information" in Court Proceedings

Dr Lisa Yarwood, Senior Law and Policy Adviser, New Zealand Law Commission


Delivering Court Services of the Future

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The Community Justice Centre, Singapore

District Judge May Mesenas, State Courts, Singapore; and Mr Chew Kwee San, Vice Chairman, Board of Directors, Community Justice Centre






Queensland Civil and Administrative Tribunal

Magistrate Simon Young, Queensland Magistrates Court, Australia




Dubai International Financial Centre Courts

Mark Beer, Chief Executive and Registrar, DIFC




Future of the Thailand Court of Justice: Current Trends and Challenges



Dr Kanok Jullamon, Supreme Court of Thailand

​ ​Courts of the Future




Courts of the Future: Developing Better Judicial Education

District Judge Tan Boon Heng, Executive Director, Singapore Judicial College




Designing the Courtroom of the Future

The Honourable Justice Robert McDougall, Supreme Court of New South Wales, Australia




Courts of the Future

Mr Ramesh Siva, Lead eGovernment Specialist, World Bank


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