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Angele Lok


Angele Lok is an associate on the Intellectual Property & Technology team. Her practice covers the full breadth of commercial, data privacy, regulatory and technology-related matters, with primary focus on outsourcing and technology transactions, electronic payments and data privacy, as well as fintech, cybersecurity and product liability regulatory advice.

She advises financial institutions and multinational corporations across a range of sectors, including retail, technology and telecommunications, media, sports and entertainment. She also advises on tokenization and related blockchain matters.

Professional QualificationsSolicitor of the High Court of Hong Kong


  • Advising a major insurtech company on the first-generation business process outsourcing of its APAC, EU and Americas business. 
  • Advising one of the largest commercial banks on its data privacy transformation programme, including refreshing group data protection strategies and aligning practices with compliance risks across business units and jurisdictions.
  • Advising a market-leading advertising and PR company on various aspects of its global Web3 integration strategy, including collaboration with industry partners.
  • Advising a global apparel business on its local and regional data privacy compliance audit.
  • Supporting various financial institutions on virtual banking initiatives including biometric authentication, Open API frameworks and cross-border payment.*

*Matters handled prior to joining DLA Piper.

  • English
  • Chinese (Cantonese)
  • Chinese (Mandarin)
  • City University of Hong Kong, PCLL, 2016 (Dean’s List)
  • University College London, LLB, 2015 (First Class Honours)


  • How to navigate data protection and cybersecurity issues in M&As in Asia-Pacific (17 November 2020)*
  • To money service operators: now is the time to be present, physically and mentally (6 March 2020)*