Lim Chong Kin
Managing Director, Drew & Napier LLC
Lim Chong Kin is the managing director of Drew & Napier’s corporate and finance department. He heads the telecommunications, media and technology (TMT) and competition, consumer and regulatory practices, and he is co-head of the data protection, privacy and cybersecurity practice.
Chong Kin is cited by many publications as a leading lawyer in the fields of telecommunications, media and technology; and regulatory, antitrust and competition. He is highly regarded by his peers, clients and rivals for his expertise, and is lauded for being a ‘very technically proficient and commercially savvy lawyer’, who has ‘unique insights into policy direction and interpretation’, and ‘understands regulatory thinking like no other lawyer in the field’.
Chong Kin acts for a wide range of clients including household-name technology companies, payment systems providers, cloud service providers, media conglomerates, telecommunication providers and e-commerce start-ups. His broad experience includes supporting regulators to develop first-of-their-kind regulatory frameworks. He has acted as external counsel to the Infocomm Development Authority in liberalising the telecom industry and developing the Telecom Competition Code, and the Media Development Authority in developing the Media Market Conduct Code. He has also supported the Personal Data Protection Commission in numerous projects to administer the Personal Data Protection Act 2012. To date, Chong Kin continues to advise clients in cutting-edge ICT, data protection, and cybersecurity matters.