WUN Rizwi


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Rizwi is a founding member of RHTLaw Asia and is the Acting Head of the Firm’s Intellectual Property & Technology Practice. With more than 20 years of experience, his industry focus covers developments in Telecommunications sector, Fashion & Luxury, Food & Beverage, and the Video and Computer Games Industry.

Rizwi is regarded as an expert within Singapore in his main practice area of Intellectual Property, as well as on legal and regulatory aspects of technology-related matters, with particular emphasis on Data Protection, Cyber Security, and Competition Law issues.

Rizwi also acquired knowledge, experience and expertise from a career that includes in-house industry experience, having previously worked as in-house in both Singapore Government-Linked Company as well as in a multi-national consumer electronics company.

He contributes regularly and has been featured in local and international media where he shared his perspectives on cyber security and data protection issues.

Rizwi has been recommended and recognized as a leading lawyer by reputable legal and IP publications such as The Legal 500Asia IPWorld Trademark Review 1000 (WTR1000), and the Who’s Who Legal. Recent accolades include listed in Asia Legal 500 2023 for IP matters in Singapore, and in the WTR 1000 2023 (the World’s Leading Trademark Professionals) for Singapore.

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Practice Areas

  • Competition Law
  • Data Protection & Cybersecurity
  • Intellectual Property
  • Media & Entertainment
  • Regulatory Compliance
  • Technology
  • Telecoms

Industry Groups

  • Consumer Brands
  • Healthcare & Life Sciences
  • Technology, Media & Communications


  • Master of Laws – University of London
  • Bachelor of Laws (Honours) – University of London
  • Barrister-at-Law (Gray’s Inn)
  • Advocate & Solicitor, Singapore

Career Highlights

  • Engaged to advise FairPrice on full compliance with the said Notice, and we also represented FairPrice in making written submissions and in meetings with the CCCS on this matter
  • Engaged by Takashimaya to review their operating procedures in light of the competition law provisions in the context of the retail industry in Singapore
  • Engaged to advise BreakTalk Group on and highlight anti-competitive concerns in relation to their proposed acquisition of a chain of food courts in Singapore
  • Engaged by UE Orchard Private Limited to advise on the potential competition law issues arising from proposed restrictive payment issues in tenancy agreements with the tenants in the mall
  • Engaged by US Lawyers of Specialised Bicycle Components to advise on anti-competitive issues, specifically potential abuse of dominant position, in relation to their proposed recommended retail pricing in Singapore

Awards & Accolades

  • Ranked Silver for Prosecution & Strategy, as well as recommended for Transactions in WTR 1000: The World’s Leading Trademark Professionals 2021 & 2022
  • Recognised as an expert on consumer goods & luxury brands in WTR 1000 2021
  • Identified as an IP Expert by Asia IP 2021
  • Listed in Asia Legal 500 from 2009 to 2011 and in 2018 for Intellectual Property and TMT matters.
  • Listed in Who’s Who Legal for Franchising in 2008 and for Patents in 2016
  • Identified as one of the most highly-acclaimed legal experts in the Asia-Pacific region in the practice area of Intellectual Property by the 2007 Asialaw Leading Lawyers survey


  • Member, Asia Advisory Board of the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP)

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