Mr Adrian Ang > Allen & Gledhill LLP > Singapore, Singapore > Lawyer Profile

Allen & Gledhill LLP

Work Department

Financial Regulatory & Compliance; FinTech; Public Policy


Co-Head of the Firm’s FinTech and ESG & Public Policy Practices


Adrian is Co-Head of the Firm’s FinTech and ESG & Public Policy Practices.

Adrian’s practice encompasses advising clients on regulatory matters affecting the financial services industry including, licensing matters, setting up of payment services, distribution of financial products, outsourcing arrangements and conduct of business requirements.

Adrian has been active in the FinTech sphere, advising on a variety of FinTech models including security and digital payment token exchanges, digital banks, payment services (including e-wallets), robo-advisors, NFTs, equity and debt crowdfunding platforms, P2P lending platforms, online lending intermediary based platforms, and initial coin offering structures.

For public policy, Adrian has assisted with the consideration and roll-out of new policies affecting the financial industry and is frequently involved in the coordination and provision of industry views on policy and regulatory matters for private and public consultations.




Adrian is part of the executive committee of the Singapore FinTech Association, and a member of its Payments Group sub-committee.


Graduated from the University of Oxford with a B.A (Hons) and M.A (Jurisprudence)

Lawyer Rankings

Singapore > Fintech and financial services regulatory: local firms

(Leading individuals)

Adrian AngAllen & Gledhill LLP

Rated for its ‘depth of institutional knowledge of regulatory matters and strong relationship with the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS)‘, Allen & Gledhill LLP is seasoned in the full array of financial services laws and regulations. Its diverse client roster – which features leading domestic and international financial institutions  – recurrently turns to the team for advice on the financial regulatory aspects of transactions, licensing issues and conduct of business requirements for banking, money lending, exchanges, trading platforms and commodity trading, to name a few. The practice often takes on an active role in consultation processes for new regulations and legislation in this space, and showcases further strength in contentious regulatory matters, compliance and investigations. Co-heads Francis Mok and Karen Tiah specialise in regulatory issues affecting the financial services industry. Commercial litigator Aaron Lee leads on investigations involving money-laundering, market misconduct and corporate governance. The firm is also recognised for its ‘ability to address a wide range of legal issues in the fintech space‘, ranging from venture capital investments, data protection, intellectual property and litigation. Highly regarded partner Adrian Ang, who possesses in-depth knowledge of financial regulatory matters, oversees fintech-related work with Alexander Yap, who is regularly retained by venture capitalists, emerging fintech companies, start-ups, blockchain firms and tech service providers.