Soon Ae is an international technology, media and telecoms lawyer based in Singapore. Her practice includes intellectual property, data protection, cybersecurity and outsourcing matters. Soon Ae has a unique background in that she has (before joining CMS) practised in a leading local Singapore practice, and was an in-house counsel in a global bank in the global technology legal team. She has experience advising on the full procurement lifecycle from tenders to settlement of disputes, from local to global transactions and policies. She has been commended by her clients and stakeholders for her commercial and practical advice, and for being an approachable and trusted advisor. Soon Ae is dual-qualified in Singapore and England and Wales.
In addition to her work as a lawyer, she serves as a mediator for the Singapore Mediation Centre and Consumer Association of Singapore. Soon Ae is passionate about pro bono work, and has received the inaugural Pro Bono Mentor Award from the National University of Singapore in 2018 for her work with law students in providing data protection compliance advice and processes to numerous charities and welfare organisations in Singapore.