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Rajah & Tann Singapore LLP

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Steve Tan

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Rajah & Tann Singapore LLP


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 Tan - Rajah & Tann Singapore LLP

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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