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Christopher & Lee Ong
LEVEL 22, AXIATA TOWER NO. 9, JALAN STESEN SENTRAL 5
KUALA LUMPUR SENTRAL, 50470
KUALA LUMPUR
Malaysia

Position

Partner, Christopher & Lee Ong, Malaysia

  • Technology, Media & Telecommunications
  • Data Protection & Privacy

Career

Deepak heads Christopher & Lee Ong’s Technology, Media and Telecommunications, and Data Privacy & Protection Practice Group. He has been practising exclusively in the areas of Technology & Telecommunications law and Data Protection since 1997 and is acknowledged as a leading Technology & Telecommunications lawyer in Malaysia.

Deepak advises clients on matters relating to IT contracts, electronic commerce, online financial services, outsourcing, telecommunications, IT security, data protection and digital media.

He advises a wide array of international, private and public sector clientele in addressing the commercial, regulatory and policy issues relating to information and communications technology law, ranging from negotiating complex information technology contracts to advising public sector agencies on proposed technology related legislation and policies.

Memberships

  • Chairman, Ad-hoc Committee on Data Protection, Bar Council, Malaysia
  • Member, IT and Cyberlaw Committee, Bar Council, Malaysia
  • Panellist for Domain Name Disputes, Kuala Lumpur Regional Centre for Arbitration (KLRCA)
  • Associate member, The National ICT Association of Malaysia (PIKOM)
  • Member, the Society of Computers and Law (UK)
  • Member, International Technology Law Association (USA)

Education

  • BA (Law), University of Durham, UK
  • Advocate & Solicitor, High Court of Malaya

Lawyer Rankings

Malaysia > TMT

(Hall of Fame)

Deepak PillaiChristopher & Lee Ong

Multinational organisations and conglomerates from industries ranging from banking to e-health beat a path to Christopher & Lee Ong for assistance with issues such as IT and cloud contract negotiations, data breaches, consumer protection laws and sector specific regulatory advice. The practice has additionally seen an increase in instructions relating to the the deployment of artificial intelligence, e-commerce and fintech. Leadership duties are split between Deepak Pillai, whose varied caseload includes commercial and regulatory advice on outsourcing and digital media, and KuokYew Chen, who is well-placed to advise on cross-border transactions. Intan Haryati is frequently active across public and private sector IT turnkey contracts. Anissa Maria Anis is a key contact for clients from the media and entertainment industries, while data protection specialist Yong Shih Han is equipped to advise on an array of regulatory and compliance matters. Yeap Yee Lin is another name to note.