Mr Alexander Yap > Allen & Gledhill LLP > Singapore, Singapore > Lawyer Profile

Allen & Gledhill LLP

Work Department

Corporate & Commercial, FinTech, Intellectual property, Technology, Media & Telecommunications


Co-Head of the FinTech Practice


Alexander’s practice is focussed on advising on and negotiating documentation for the realisation of business objectives involving the acquisition, divestiture, provision, or receipt, of technology or intellectual property-related assets or services. This frequently involves drafting relevant agreements or deeds as part of mergers & acquisitions, joint ventures or other collaborations, or preparing and reviewing materials in connection with intellectual property licensing, outsourcing, distribution and franchise agreements, R&D and sponsorship arrangements, and manufacturing and supply agreements. He advised the Government Technology Agency on Singapore’s national digital identity project.

In the area of FinTech, Alexander often advises on internet banking, online trading, electronic contracting, electronic document retention, cybersecurity, and various innovations in the delivery of financial and insurance services, including preparing related user and service agreements for Singapore or global roll-outs. A contact partner and specialist on the Personal Data Protection Act 2012 (“PDPA”) issues, he regularly directs client’s PDPA, data protection and privacy compliance activities, and advises on data breaches.

Alexander joined the Firm in 2006 and was called to the Singapore Bar in the same year. He was also admitted as a non-practising solicitor of England and Wales.




Graduated from the University of Oxford with an M.A. in Jurisprudence.

Lawyer Rankings

Singapore > TMT: local firms

The team at Allen & Gledhill LLP is ‘one of the best in the market‘. Tan Wee Meng‘s ‘breadth of expertise in the technology sector and his valuable commercial advice‘. The practice handles the full gamut of TMT-related transactions and fintech matters, including cloud deployment and strategy, regional and global data protection compliance and large-scale outsourcing projects. Meng is also experienced in OTT services, cybersecurity, e-wallets, e-payments, remittance and data analytics. Kok Leong Tham focuses on commercial agreements related to IT, data protection and data privacy, as well as advising on franchising and licensing, sports, online gaming, streaming services and media. Fintech and IP specialist Alexander Yap is also of note.