Toh Jia Yi
Jia Yi is a Partner in Allen & Gledhill's Intellectual Property, Litigation, International Arbitration, and Cybersecurity & Data Protection Practices. Jia Yi's main areas of practice are commercial litigation and international arbitration, with a specialisation in contentious and non-contentious intellectual property matters involving patents, trade marks, copyright, designs, domain names and confidential information.
She has represented clients in a wide range of commercial disputes, including contractual disputes, IP and technology disputes, shareholder disputes and breach of directors' duties, and employment disputes. She also regularly advises on regulatory issues. Apart from her commercial practice, she has niche expertise in public and administrative law, having advised and acted for both statutory boards and private corporations in matters of judicial review and ministerial appeals.
Before entering private practice, Ms Toh then spent two years with the Singapore Legal Service, where she was posted to the Ministry of Law. In her position as Assistant Director and Deputy Counsel for
Parliamentary Affairs, she undertook law reform and legal policy work. Jia Yi graduated from the University of Cambridge with a B.A. (Hons) degree in 2011, where she won several university prizes including the Norton Rose Prize for Commercial Law. She is a Member of the Singapore Institute of Arbitrators and an Accredited Mediator with the Singapore Mediation Centre. She is actively involved in the Law Society of Singapore as a founding member of the Women in Practice Committee.