Cherilyn Tan, CEO, AsiaLawNetwork
Cherilyn founded AsiaLawNetwork in 2014 because of her frustration finding a suitable, affordable lawyer when she needed one the most. Cherilyn is driven by her quest to connect people and businesses across Asia with reliable, qualified legal help they need quickly, safely and efficiently so they can make better decisions and build stronger businesses. Her vision is an Asia where everyone is not daunted by the prospect of seeking legal help, where everyone has access to information and justice, and where consulting a lawyer is as easy as seeing a doctor.
Julian Lambert, General Manager (VIC), Law In Order
Julian has 20 years of experience in legal technology and litigation support working with major Australian law firms and federal government agencies on a number of high profile projects. Julian has provided project and workflow management of document intensive matters including the ACCC v Visy matter, Estate Mortgage Litigation and Storm Financial Investigations.
Ervin Tan, Associate, Jones Day
Ervin Tan's practice focuses on advocacy, primarily in arbitration and appellate work across several industries. He has experience with many institutional rules and arbitral laws, including LCIA, ICC, UNCITRAL, SIAC, and Swiss Chambers. Ervin has acted as tribunal secretary and/or assisted arbitral tribunals in numerous multimillion dollar disputes involving the chemicals, mining, gaming, construction, fashion, and banking industries.
Franca Ciambella, Managing Director, Consilium Law Corporation
Trained in law in the jurisdictions of Canada, New York and Singapore, Franca is one of the first foreign lawyers to gain full admission to the Singapore Bar. Her legal career of over 20 years encompasses 13 years of private practice, including being the Managing Partner of the Singapore office of a Canadian based international law firm, seven years as General Counsel for a large Fortune 500 multinational corporation, acting as an advisor to high levels of government in ASEAN, and carrying on a mediation practice.
Patrick Ng, Principal Consultant, Inplace Solutions
Patrick has almost 20 years’ experience within professional services, primarily 15 years as IT Director at Australian law firm Maddocks, where he was key to how the firm conducted its business, risk profile and operational relationships with clients. He is a frank and logical communicator with a creative yet socially sensitive approach. His industry expertise covers both strategic and operational briefs. His tech expertise covers enterprise databases, internetworking and interface design with deep point expertise in EDMS, practice management, case management and litigation related technologies.