Dr Toh See Kiat, Chairman of Goodwins Law Corporation has an extensive experience in areas of Banking, Competition, Corporate, Commercial, Intellectual Property Rights, Information Technology and E-Commerce Laws. Dr Toh is also highly sought after in legislation drafting, and drafted legislations for the Government of both Abu Dhabi and Dubai Emirates. He has been engaged by a wide range of corporate/ commercial clients, industry bodies, and government agencies, including the Dubai Internet City (1999), the Dubai Port Authority (2000), the Abu Dhabi Department of Economic Planning (2006) and the Abu Dhabi Information and Systems Centre (2010).
Dr Toh graduated with an LLB (Hons) Degree from the National University of Singapore in 1982 and was admitted as an Advocate and Solicitor in Singapore in 1983. He obtained his Master’s Degree in Law from Harvard University in 1986 and in 1991 he was awarded a PhD in Law by the University of London where he did his doctoral thesis in electronic commerce. He has also been admitted as a Solicitor in England and Wales.
An accomplished academic, Dr Toh was an Associate Professor at the Nanyang Technological University, Singapore. He is the author of ‘Paperless International Trade: Law of Telematic Data Interchange’ (Butterworths Asia 1992). He is also co-editor of a book “Legal Aspects of Doing Business in Singapore” (Addison-Wesley Singapore 1996). Dr Toh takes a keen interest in promoting education and laws related to E-commerce and e-Government. He also conducts regular seminars on IT contracts, IPR on Internet and other online business issues to the ICT profession and his recent seminar was on the latest advancement of business “Cloud Computing”.
His former experience includes positions as Member of Parliament in Singapore; Arbitrator – Singapore International Arbitration Centre (Main Panel); President – Consumer Association of Singapore; Chairman – Aljunied Town Council Singapore; and currently his professional involvement comprises of, Fellow – Chartered Institute of Marketing (UK), Fellow – Singapore Institute of Directors, Fellow – Singapore Computer Society, Expert – ICC DocDex Panel, Accredited Member of Singapore Mediation Centre, Hon Legal Advisor – Information Technology Managers’ Association, Hon Legal Advisor – Singapore Computer Society, Hon Legal Advisor – Association of Information Security Professionals (Singapore), International Consultant – Asian Development Bank and World Bank.