The Legal 500

Twitter Logo Youtube Circle Icon LinkedIn Icon

Rajah & Tann Singapore LLP

Work +65 6535 3600
Fax +65 6225 9630
Rajah & Tann Singapore LLP, Benjamin Cheong, Singapore, SINGAPORE

Lawyer rankings

Benjamin Cheong

Work +65 6232 0738
Rajah & Tann Singapore LLP


Partner, Technology, Media & Telecommunications, Data Protection and Cybersecurity


Benjamin has more than a decade of experience in advising clients on contentious and non-contentious matters, with a particular focus on commercial intellectual property, technology and franchising/licensing transactions, technology outsourcing deals and data protection compliance. He has worked on a number of cross-border joint venture and mergers and acquisition deals across Asia, with a particular focus on the PRC. With the growth of the digital and knowledge-based economy, Benjamin has a keen interest in cybersecurity, blockchain technology, fintech, insurtech, medtech, digital payments and AI and keeps abreast with developments in these new technologies and industries.

Singapore: TMT

Local firms

Within: Local firms

Rajah & Tann Singapore LLP’s ‘top-tier’ practice includes Benjamin Cheong, who is ‘one of the brightest minds’ and is praised for his ‘valuable insight and experience’. ‘Commercially savvy and responsive’ practice deputy head Steve Tan attracts praise for his ‘wealth of knowledge and experience, tailored in line with the client’s business objectives’. The group tackles traditional as well as emerging areas of work in the sector, and acts on matters ranging from data privacy to e-commerce, entertainment, fintech and data analytics. Practice head Rajesh Sreenivasan is part of a team advising Avbaloq Sourcing Asia Pacific on the launch of its new business process outsourcing centre and, together with Lionel Tan, assisted Ascendas-Singbridge with data protection and other issues pertaining to setting up an online vendor. Tanya Tang is also recommended. Jocelyn Chan left private practice.

[back to top]

Back to index

Legal Developments in Singapore

Legal Developments and updates from the leading lawyers in each jurisdiction. To contribute, send an email request to