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Rajah & Tann Singapore LLP
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Deputy Head, Technology, Media & Telecommunications
Partner, Entertainment & Media, Employment & Benefits


Steve’s practice is in the areas of non-contentious and contentious Data Privacy, Information Technology (“IT”), Intellectual Property (“IP”), Cybersecurity and Digital Media / Entertainment law. Steve is at the forefront of data privacy law work and developments in Singapore, as well as in Asian regional countries. His leadership in data privacy work has resulted in Steve being frequently invited to share his insights on IT/IP/data protection/entertainment law and developments, at speaking engagements around the world such as Europe, USA and including Singapore. He is part of the firm’s TMT team that is ranked Tier 1 in The Legal 500 Asia Pacific from 2010-2018, and Band 1 in Chambers Asia Pacific.  

Steve’s work in personal data protection law and data security in Singapore is a first/leader for various things, one of which is a new data breach service that Steve has conceived and launched. Steve has also conceived and launched a new externalised data protection officer service whereby organisations can outsource the mandatory data protection officer role to the firm.

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Steve TanRajah & Tann Singapore LLP

Rajah & Tann Singapore LLP is the ‘go to‘ practice for major corporate clients across various industries, including healthcare, e-commerce and insurance, as well as for regulators. Core areas of activity include big-ticket technology M&A transactions, telecoms infrastructure and regulatory issues, fintech, data protection and cybersecurity. Rajesh Sreenivasan heads the practice, which also includes Steve Tan, who is highlighted for his ‘great depth of knowledge in Personal Data Protection Act matters‘, Tanya Tang and Benjamin Cheong.