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David Olds

David Olds


David Olds

David Olds is a technology and telecommunications lawyer based in Singapore.

David's practice focuses on technology and telecommunications-related matters in the Asia Pacific region, specialising in telecommunications regulation, IT contracting, outsourcing, cybersecurity and data privacy.

He helps clients to enter important markets in the region and manage the risks that may arise as their businesses expand, and as legal and regulatory environments evolve.

David advises the region's leading corporates, financial institutions, technology companies, and institutional investors on:

  • Commercial matters such as drafting and negotiating technology procurement agreements for strategic technology assets, platform collaboration agreements for development and exploitation of disruptive technology and standard form terms and conditions for mass deployment of new technology and platform services.
  • Regulatory matters including telecommunications regulatory licencing and restrictions, e-commerce regulations, outsourcing regulatory compliance and technology risk management requirements.
  • Regulatory issues relating to the adoption of NFT, blockchain and AI.

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Career and qualifications

  • University of Sydney BA 1991
  • University of Sydney MA 1992
  • University of Sydney LLB 1994
  • Admitted as a solicitor in New South Wales 1996
  • Admitted as a solicitor in Hong Kong 2010
  • Joined Clifford Chance 2023

Awards and citations

  • Rising Star
    Legal500 Asia Pacific: Singapore TMT (Foreign Firms), 2022 and 2023