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Gladys Chun

General Counsel & Head of Government Affairs, Lazada Group

As the General Counsel and Head of Government Affairs of Lazada Group (subsidiary of Alibaba Group), Gladys leads the Legal, Compliance and Government Affairs department and is responsible for all legal, compliance and GA matters across all countries where Lazada has local presence including ID, MY, PH, TH, SG, VN, HK and China. Gladys started her career in corporate/commercial and tax practice before moving in-house into retail, franchising and now, technology. Her accolades include:

2019 (Awards)

  • Recipient, Financial Times Most Innovative General Counsel, Asia-Pacific, 2019
  • Top 5 Lawyers for Emerging Companies, Financial Times, June 2019
  • Recipient GC Powerlist SEA 2019

2018 (Awards)

  • Recipient, Financial Times Innovative Lawyers 2018 Awards - Innovation in Legal Expertise: Driving Value (In-House)
  • Recipient, Most Innovative Team of the Year, ALB SEA Law Awards 2018
  • Recipient GC Powerlist SEA Teams 2018

2017 (Awards)

  • Recipient of Chief Legal Officer Award MNC Category 2017, SCCA
  • Recipient of ACC’s Top 10 30 Somethings in New Orleans, USA
  • Recipient of Most Innovative Team of the Year, ALB SEA Awards
  • Recipient of In-House Counsel of Distinction, Asia Legal Awards
  • Recipient of Legal Department of the Year, Asia Legal Awards
  • Recipient of the Deal of the Year, Asia Legal Awards

2015 (Awards)

  • Recipient of Editor’s In-house Counsel Choice Award by Asialaw, 5th annual Asia Woman in Business

Professional affiliation:

  • Board Member, IPOS International, July 2019- July 2021
  • Board Member, Rise Up Advisory Board 2019, 2020
  • Board Member, Innovation Advisory Board, Singapore Law Academy, July 2018-March 2021
  • SG Founding Ambassadors, ASEAN Legal Tech
  • Member IT Roadmap Sub-committee Working Group, Singapore Law Academy, June 2019 - March 2020
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