Ms Jillian Chia Yan Ping > Skrine > Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia > Lawyer Profile

Level 8, Wisma UOA Damansara
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Work Department

  • Privacy and Data Protection
  • Technology, Media and Telecommunications
  • IP Registration and Prosecution
  • Entertainment, Gaming and Media
  • Advertising and Product Liability




Jillian leads the Privacy and Data Protection practice and is also part of the firm’s TMT practice.
She focuses on advising local and multinational companies in respect of data protection and privacy issues. Jillian’s experience in this area includes reviewing and drafting of relevant documentation such as privacy policies, data processor agreements and data transfer agreements as well as undertaking comprehensive data protection exercises to bring her client’s internal practices, in line with the requirements of the privacy and data protection laws.  
She is also well versed in the Technology, Media and Telecommunications industry and advises a wide range of global telecommunications and technology companies in respect of their investments and service offerings into Malaysia.  
Her other areas of practice include intellectual property, online gaming and gambling. She also handles registration of industrial designs and general advisory work relating to intellectual property rights.

Jillian is listed as “notable practitioner” and an “experienced IT and telecoms lawyer” by the Legal 500 Asia-Pacific.


English and Malay


  • Treasurer, Licensing Executives Society Malaysia (LESM)
  • Committee Member, Malaysian Bar Council’s Personal Data Protection Committee


  • Trade Mark Agent 
  • Advocate and Solicitor, High Court of Malaya (2007)
  • Barrister-at-Law (Lincoln’s Inn) (2006)
  • LL.B (Hons), University of Nottingham (2005)

Lawyer Rankings

Malaysia > TMT

Skrine offers a ‘good practical market insight‘ across the IT, telecoms and media sectors. The team has the ability to handle a range of regulatory compliance issues, including relating to telecoms projects and over-the-top services, data centres for cloud computing services and leasing of sub-sea and terrestrial fibers, as well as commercial, contractual and transactional matters throughout IT and technology. The ‘very responsive‘ practice head Charmayne Ong‘s expertise spans intellectual property and TMT, while Jillian Chia Yan Ping and Natalie Lim Yen Kuan are key names for privacy and data protection. The group also benefits from the ability to leverage its disputes team, within which Khoo Guan Huat has particular IP and TMT sector experience. Neo Hwee Yong left the practice to Bird & Bird in Hong Kong.