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Rajah & Tann Singapore LLP

9 BATTERY ROAD, #25-01, SINGAPORE 049910, SINGAPORE
Tel:
Work +65 6535 3600
Fax:
Fax +65 6225 9630
Email:
Web:
sg.rajahtannasia.com

Lionel Tan

Tel:
Work +65 6232 0752
Email:
Web:
www.rajahtannasia.com/lionel.tan
Rajah & Tann Singapore LLP

Position

Partner, Technology, Media & Telecommunications, Employment & Benefits, Business Fundamentals

Career

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.


Singapore: TMT

TMT – Local firms

Within: TMT – Local firms

Rajah & Tann Singapore LLP's team produces work of 'a very good quality', has 'the relevant industry knowledge', provides 'prompt' advice and is 'good value for money'. It has an outstanding breadth of expertise across the TMT sector. In addition to handling matters concerning telecoms, technology and large-scale outsourcing, media and over-the-top services and data privacy, it also focuses on developing areas such as cyber security and fintech. Practice head Rajesh Sreenivasan and Steve Tan, who is 'one of the gurus in the field of data protection' and also has considerable digital media and telecoms expertise, are key names. Partner Benjamin Cheong is 'one of the brightest minds in the industry' in respect of IP and data protection in addition to his broader TMT expertise. Lionel Tan and Tanya Tang are other core team members.

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