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Yee Fen (Hannah) Lim - BSc LLB LLM (Hons) - Principal Consultant

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Yee Fen (Hannah) LIM is a principal consultant at Galexia and assists with Galexia’s regional projects. Yee Fen is based in Singapore where she is an Associate Professor of Business Law at Nanyang Business School, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore. She was previously a full-time Visiting Professor at the Faculty of Law, NUS from 2007-2011, prior to that, she taught at the University of Sydney and UNSW. In 2013, she was a Visiting Scholar at the University of Cambridge and in 2010, she was a Visiting Researcher at Berkman Center for Internet & Society, Harvard Law School, Harvard University.

Yee Fen is an internationally renowned legal expert in Technology & Internet law, IP Law, Cybercrime law and Data Protection and Privacy Law. Yee Fen is uniquely qualified as she holds degrees in computer science and law with Honours from the University of Sydney.

Yee Fen also has considerable experience as an IT professional having being a consultant on key Internet and database projects in the 1990s.

She is author of one of Australia’s leading texts on Internet Law - Cyberspace Law: Commentaries and Materials, (Oxford University Press). The second edition of this seminal work was published in 2007, with a Foreword by the Honourable Justice Gummow AC QC of the High Court of Australia, and includes chapters on IP, Data Protection, Cybercrime and Taxation.

Professor Lim’s research has been cited with approval by senior judiciary, most notably by the High Court of Australia in the groundbreaking 2012 test case of Roadshow Films v iiNet which adopted her research, and her scholarship formed one of the key reasons for decision.

She has published extensively in internationally well-respected refereed journals and she is the author of 4 scholarly books published by well-respected publishers such as Oxford University Press. Her book on Singapore’s Personal Data Protection - Data Protection in the Practical Context - Strategies and Techniques - was published in June 2017. Read more »

Yee Fen is a sought after speaker and has delivered papers at over 80 scholarly meetings worldwide, some at prestigious law schools such as Stanford Law School, and her speaking engagements extend beyond the US to include Europe, Asia, Australia and New Zealand.

She has also won numerous external grants, the most recent is the 2011 Inaugural EU Centre Research Grant from the EU Centre in Singapore for a data protection law and policy project.

Yee Fen has served on the Law Reform Committee of Singapore Academy of Law and she has assisted the Ministry of Law, Media Development Authority and the Intellectual Property Office of Singapore on legal matters.

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