Locknie Hsu is an Associate Professor and former Associate Dean at the School of Law, Singapore Management University. After completing her LL.B. studies at the top of her class at the National University of Singapore, she practised with a law firm in Singapore before proceeding to receive a LL.M. degree at Harvard University.
Locknie specializes in international trade and investment law and their dispute settlement mechanisms. She currently teaches Trade and Investment Law, which focuses on WTO disputes and investment treaty arbitrations. She has published widely on trade and investment law, treaty dispute settlement mechanisms, arbitration law and sovereign wealth funds, and has spoken at numerous international conferences and training workshops for officials.
Locknie has received teaching awards from her Law School ('Most Outstanding Teacher' in 2008 and 2012, and 'Most Outstanding LGST (Legal Studies) Teacher' in 2010 and 2012). Locknie has also had stints with government agencies and international organizations, including the Singapore Mission to the United Nations in Geneva and the ICC International Court of Arbitration. In 2001, she worked at Singapore's Ministry of Trade & Industry as Legal Consultant, participating in trade negotiations on behalf of the Singapore Government.