Justice Tay Yong Kwang was appointed Judge of Appeal of the Supreme Court (since re-designated Justice of the Court of Appeal) on 1 August 2016.
He was admitted as an advocate and solicitor in 1984.
Justice Tay started his judicial career with the Supreme Court in 1981, first as an Assistant Registrar, then as Deputy Registrar. From 1989 to 1990, he served in the Official Assignee and Public Trustee’s Office. From 1991 to 1997, he was a District Judge at the Subordinate Courts (renamed the State Courts in 2014).
In 1997, he was appointed Judicial Commissioner and subsequently a High Court Judge in 2003, before his current appointment.