Chia-Ling is the Managing Director of Singapore law practice OC Queen Street LLC, a member of Osborne Clarke’s international legal practice.
Chia-Ling is best known as a "tech lawyer". His core practice areas are in disputes and regulatory advice. He is a recognised individual in FinTech, Technology, Media & Communications, and IP. In FinTech, Chia-Ling advises clients on financial regulation as are applicable to blockchain, cryptocurrency, and payments. He is a member of the Smart Contracts Law Reform Sub-Committee of the Singapore Academy of Law.
Chia Ling has been described as being “well versed in telecoms regulatory advice, as well as a variety of technology issues, including data privacy and contactless payments. Also handles technology transactions.” –Chambers TMT ASIA PACIFIC 2019
Chia-Ling is a recognised “leader of a solid pack of digital business lawyers” (Legal 500 2020). He has been described as being “one of the top IT lawyers in Singapore” (Chambers Fintech 2019) and a “top notch litigator” (Legal 500 TMT 2019).
He has acted in a number of high profile IT/IP disputes, the most recent of which were PropertyGuru Pte Ltd v 99 Pte Ltd  SGHC 52, a copyright infringement case, and Main-line Corporation v United Overseas Bank Ltd  SGHC 285, a patent infringement case.
Under Chia Ling’s leadership, Osborne Clarke has been shortlisted by Legal 500 for its inaugural 2020 Southeast Asia “TMT TEAM OF THE YEAR” award, describing Osborne Clarke as being “the go-to lawyers with your new digital business models. In fintech, they are probably the only two-in-one lawyers in the industry.”
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