Clement Ng graduated with a Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Laws from the University of Melbourne. He moved to Alice Springs where he started working for the Northern Territory Legal Aid Commission (NTLAC) as a criminal lawyer between 2011 and 2017. He primarily represented both Indigenous and non-Indigenous young offenders in the Youth Justice Court and the Supreme Court. He has been appointed to the Youth Justice Advisory Committee, previously as a nominee of the Law Society NT and then as the representative of the Department of the Attorney-General and Justice (AGD). He has presented papers and published on issues in relation to youth justice in the Northern Territory. Mr Ng completed his Master of Laws degree at the University of New South Wales in December 2016, specialising in criminal justice and human rights.
Prior to commencing his PhD, Clement worked as a senior lawyer at the Legal Policy Division of the NT Department of the Attorney-General and Justice (AGD) and volunteered at the Solomon Islands Law Reform Commission.
Clement commenced as a Scientia PhD candidate with the Faculty of Law, University of New South Wales in 2020. His PhD focuses on examining the challenges faced by Indigenous children with neuro-disabilities in juvenile justice administration. Clement continues to practise as a lawyer and teach at different universities.
Clement has been appointed the legal member of the Human Research Ethics Committee of the Northern Territory Department of Health and the Menzies School of Health Research since August 2021.