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caw@reedsmith.com

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Charmian is a counsel in Reed Smith’s IP, Tech & Data Group, whose practice focuses in the area of data, technology, cyber and commercial law. A Singapore qualified lawyer with more than 12 years of experience, Charmian is also a certified information privacy professional for Asia, the United States and Europe.

Credentials

  • National University of Singapore, 2005, LL.B., (Hons)

  • Singapore

  • Fellow of Information Privacy and member, International Association of Privacy Professionals
  • Chair, Singapore KnowledgeNet Chapter, International Association of Privacy Professionals

Awards & Recognition

  • Listed as an expert in Who’s Who Legal: Data
  • Ranked as a Recognised Practitioner for TMT by Chambers Asia Pacific (2019)
  • Recognised as one of one of ‘40 Under 40’ data attorneys in the world, Global Data Review (2018)
  • Recognised as “equipped, proactive and approachable”, Asialaw Profiles 2018
  • Ranked as ‘Most Highly Regarded Individual’ in Who’s Who Legal: TMT and recognised for her reputation for “excellence and achievement” founded on her “extensive experience”, and praised for the “breadth and depth of [her] data protection law knowledge” (2016)
  • “Recommended for corporate-related TMT [technology, media and telecommunications] and data privacy work”, The Asia Pacific Legal 500 (2016)
  • Singled out as one of ‘40 Under 40’ bright legal minds in the region, Asian Legal Business (2015)
  • Recognised as one of Singapore’s 40 most influential lawyers aged 40 and under, Singapore Business Review (2015)

Certifications

  • Certified Information Privacy Professional for Asia (CIPP/A)
  • Certified Information Privacy Professional for Europe (CIPP/E)
  • Certified Information Privacy Professional for the United States (CIPP/US)
  • Certified Information Privacy Manager (CIPM)