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TMT: Local firms
Drew & Napier LLC has standout transactional, licensing and regulatory experience in the telecoms, technology, media and postal sectors. Lim Chong Kin’s team was engaged by longstanding client the Info-Communications Development Authority of Singapore (IDA) to assist in the revision of two sector-specific regulatory codes and in the review of Next Generation broadband internet services. Service providers such as AT&T, international broadcasters including Discovery and technology leaders such as Google also instruct the team. Ng Ee Kia excels in regulatory matters.
Led by Rajesh Sreenivasan, the ‘very responsive and knowledgeable’ team at Rajah & Tann LLP has strong transactional and regulatory experience locally and overseas. The highly recommended Steve Tan advised the Authority for Info-Communications Technology Industry of Brunei Darussalam (AITI). The group also handles matters involving outsourcing and the development and implementation of software, and clients include Singapore Post and Singapore Technologies Electronics.
Allen & Gledhill LLP’s Tan Wee Meng advised SingTel in relation to its involvement in the Next Generation Nationwide Broadband Network project. Practice head Tham Kok Leong assisted Blizzard Entertainment with the launch of video game Diablo III in four countries across Asia, and Stanley Lai SC represented the Urban Redevelopment Authority in a complex IT dispute.
Ken Chia at Baker & McKenzie.Wong & Leow acts for broadcast networks, IT service providers and international and local banks in a host of IT and telecoms deals. Senior associate and rising star See Khiang Koh has IT, e-commerce and telecoms expertise. The Infocomm Development Authority of Singapore (IDA) is a key client.
Bryan Tan at Keystone Law Corporation acts for leading technology companies and start-ups. The team also advised the Singapore government on the preparation of electronic transactions legislation, and assisted the Vietnam government with its ‘National Single Window’ economic integration project.
Gilbert Leong, Elaine Lew and the team at Rodyk & Davidson LLP continue to act for a longstanding client in relation to the National Electronic Health Records system, and advised on the development and supply of a property management software system. IP and IT specialist Alvin Lim was promoted to partner.
Samuel Seow Law Corporation enjoys a deserved reputation for media and entertainment law, representing celebrities, the producers and creators of TV shows and films, and games developers in contentious, financing and licensing matters. Name partner Samuel Seow acts for singer/songwriter Tanya Chua. Trina Ha is recommended for media and IP.
WongPartnership LLP’s Lam Chung Nian advised regional heavyweight CIMB Bank on an IT outsourcing agreement, and advised the Media Development Authority (MDA) on the implementation of media grant schemes. Jeffrey Lim handles contentious and non-contentious IP and media matters.
A team led by Chia Ling Koh at ATMD Bird & Bird acted for Singapore budget airline SCOOT on the acquisition of IT services. Motorola Solutions and Millennial Digital are also clients.
At Gateway Law Corporation, Michael Leow and Teo Yi-Ling are active in media and entertainment law, advising the Singapore National Arts Council and various film corporations. On the technology side, Max Ng acts for the IDA, Challenger Technologies and games company Zynga.
At Harry Elias Partnership LLP, Michael Palmer heads the sports and media practice, while Jonathan Yuen leads the IP and technology practice, which is involved in production financing, e-commerce and software development and licensing.
Joyce Tan’s team at Joyce A. Tan & Partners advises on IT, telecoms, media and entertainment matters, with standout capabilities including IT procurement, online publishing and broadcasting.
Kelvin Chia Partnership draws on its regional network of offices for IT, media and telecoms work. Managing partner Kelvin Chia is the primary contact.
The dedicated media and entertainment practice at KhattarWong advised SAPO Investment and Zhejiang Hengdian Film Production Company on the production finance for an action feature film, and acts for Toon Express HK. PE Ashokan has notable experience.
Pinsent Masons MPillay’s Christopher Chong and Rosemary Lee act in the full range of transactional and contentious TMT matters for clients including Fujitsu Hong Kong and Kashflow Software. The team is noted for its ‘competitive fees’ and ‘strong credentials’.
Lee & Lee’s IP specialist Tan Tee Jim SC has experience in telecoms clients and software licensing.
Formerly of KhattarWong, Jonathan Kok is now at RHTLaw Taylor Wessing LLP. He advises Avaloq Group, Imagi Studios and Toon Express on IT and media issues.
David Chong at Shook Lin & Bok LLP acted for WPP Group in various digital media company acquisitions. Michelle Phang recently advised the communications regulator from an EMEA country in relation to Singapore’s telecoms regulatory framework.
The ‘very practical’ Bryan Ghows at UniLegal LLC handles the day-to-day matters for a subsidiary of service provider Dimension Data Holdings, and advises creative agency Studio Now & Then.