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Lionel started out his career in law as a Deputy Public Prosecutor and concurrently held the appointment of Assistant Director of the Computer Information & Systems Department of the Attorney-General’s Chambers. Since joining private practice, he has been involved in various high profile commercial and criminal litigation cases and has advised clients on a wide spectrum of commercial and criminal matters.

He has a keen interest in the field of Information Technology Law, with special emphasis on the developing area of litigation practice in the Information Technology arena. He has been involved in cases dealing with Internet defamation, Internet fraud, on-line security breaches, trade secrets and misappropriation of confidential information, telecommunication regulatory issues and software implementation and website development disputes. He advises and represents clients on intellectual property matters relating to trade mark and copyright infringements. He also advises and represents clients on IP matters relating to brand protection, licensing and franchising issues. He is the Honorary Secretary of the Licensing Executives Society (Singapore). He also advises clients on compliance measures in relation to the Personal Data Protection Act (“PDPA”) and is a member of the National Council of Social Services’ Workgroup for the PDPA. He advises clients on cybersecurity issues, including measures to prevent unauthorised access and steps to take in the event of a data breach.