Samuel R. Sharpe is an experienced advocate and solicitor in Singapore and the UK. Mr Sharpe is a specialist in regulatory investigations and compliance as well as in dispute resolution (including mediation, Singapore commercial litigation and international arbitration).
Mr Sharpe is a director the law firm Sharpe & Jagger LLC, which he co-founded in 2019
Mr Sharpe advises clients in a wide range of industry sectors across Asia including representing companies in the financial services, energy, pharmaceutical and insurance industries.
Mr. Sharpe is an advocate and solicitor of the Supreme Court of Singapore, a solicitor in England and Wales, and a solicitor in the Republic of Ireland (non-practising).
Mr. Sharpe is ranked as a recommended lawyer for Singapore in the 2019 Legal 500 rankings.
Areas of Practice
• Regulatory and Corporate Criminal Defence (including data protection, anti-bribery, anti-money laundering, anti-fraud investigations and compliance)
• Construction, insurance (non-marine), employment and general commercial disputes
• International arbitration and mediation
• Litigation in Singapore
Jacob Turner is barrister at Fountain Court Chambers, specialising in commercial law. He is the author of Robot Rules: Regulating Artificial Intelligence (Palgrave Macmillan, 2018), which has been described by Lord Neuberger (former President of the UK Supreme Court) as “a very timely, thought-provoking and significant book” . Jacob’s advice on AI governance is regularly sought by governments, regulators and private sector organisations. Jacob has addressed the Chinese Government and Military on AI and national security at the invitation of the UN, and given seminars to the judiciaries of Singapore and Dubai. Jacob has lectured on AI at universities including Oxford, NYU, McGill, Shanghai Maritime University and the Max Planck Institute in Hamburg. Jacob also teaches a twice-yearly course on the regulation of AI at Singapore Management University and lectures annually at Cambridge University. In non-AI matters, Jacob has acted for states including Russia, Argentina, Greece and Iraq. Jacob was previously the Judicial Assistant to Lord Mance, former Deputy President of the UK Supreme Court, with whom he co-authored Privy Council Practice (OUP, 2017). Jacob holds law degrees from Oxford and Harvard.
Luke Grubb is a technology partner in Clifford Chance Singapore and head of the Asia Pacific Technology team. Luke provides strategic, commercial advice on all forms of complex technology matters, including data privacy and cybersecurity, payments and FinTech matters, outsourcing, commercial contracts, cloud computing, content licensing and distribution, with particular expertise advising on cross border commercial transactions. He regularly advises on global privacy mandates including reconciling the requirements of the GDPR with APAC privacy regimes.
He is recognised as a leading lawyer for TMT in Singapore by Chambers Asia Pacific 2017 to 2020 and is known by his clients for being “excellent; absolutely outstanding” as well as “very responsive, takes care of his clients very well and is commercially minded too.”
Teo Xiang Zheng is the Head of Advisory (Consulting) at Ensign InfoSecurity, Asia’s largest pure-play cybersecurity services company. He leads the advisory services group that provides leaders with expert counsel and advisory on cybersecurity strategies, enabling them to make informed risk management decisions as well as improve their cyber readiness and resilience across business and technology domains.
Xiang Zheng has been a consultant for more than a decade serving clients across many industries and solving their complex business and cybersecurity challenges, including transformation programmes. He has been a digital forensics investigator supporting numerous fraud and cybersecurity cases.
Xiang Zheng graduated from Nanyang Technology University with a Bachelor of Engineering in Computer Engineering. He received his Master of Laws, focusing on Commercial Law, from Singapore Management University. He also attended the executive education at John F. Kennedy School of Government for cybersecurity at Harvard University.