Overview

Jennifer Chih is a partner in the Corporate & Securities practice in Mayer Brown PK Wong & Nair Pte. Ltd.'s Singapore office. She has over 20 years of experience as a corporate lawyer. She has worked on a range of complex corporate and commercial matters, including mergers and acquisitions, private equity fund-raising, franchising, real estate transactions and joint ventures.

Spoken Languages

  • English

Experience

General Corporate Law

  • Represented public and private companies, venture capitals firms and multinational corporations in roles ranging from principal external counsel to local counsel for mergers and acquisitions and corporate governance-related projects.
  • Advised the client in the negotiation of company and business sales and purchases, and transactions involving private equity fundraising.
  • Advised clients in the liquidation and striking-off of Singapore incorporated companies.

Technology and Data Protection

  • Advised various clients ranging from early stage start-ups to multinational corporations and foreign government agencies on data protection and technology law in collaboration with leading lawyers and technology professionals from across the region.
  • Assisted companies with the conduct of comprehensive data protection compliance reviews and the formulation of their data protection policies and procedures.
  • Advised clients on the management of data breaches and has represented them in the course of investigations conducted by Singapore’s Personal Data Protection Commission.

Employment and Labour Law

  • Assisted both local and international companies on employee related matters prior to reorganisations. This includes assisting with employee terminations, as well as assisting with the necessary regulatory notifications.
  • Advised local and foreign companies on issues pertaining to relocation of staff abroad or to inward to Singapore.
  • Assisted clients in the setting up of Employee Share Ownership Plans for listed and private companies, and providing assistance for securing approvals from the relevant authorities.
  • Assisted clients in the drafting of employment agreements and executive service agreements for company directors as well as employees of various levels.
  • Assisted clients in the drafting of employee handbooks setting out internal human resource policies and processes for companies in various industries.
 

Education

National University of Singapore, LLB
Hons

Admissions

  • Singapore
  • Practitioner Certificate for Personal Data Protection (Singapore)