Women's Forum  Singapore 2024


Chloé Vialard

A&O Shearman

Lawyer and Women's Forum 2023 Rising Talent


Chloé Vialard is a lawyer at A&O Shearman. Shearman & Sterling and Allen & Overy officially merged on May 1, 2024 to form A&O Shearman, the world's third largest law firm. Before joining Shearman & Sterling's Singapore office in 2018, she practiced in the firm's Paris office since 2014. Chloé has experience advising and representing companies and State-owned entities in international arbitrations conducted under the rules of various arbitral institutions, with a focus on Asian and African matters. She advises clients in enforcement and annulment proceedings before French courts and is an accredited mediator at the Singapore International Mediation Institute (SIMI). Chloé also develops collaborations with clients and other stakeholders, notably through legal pro bono, public policy, and corporate social responsibility work, including in support of non-profit organisations that help women survivors and victims of online harm. The firm received the “Champion of Good” recognition from the Singapore National Volunteer & Philanthropy Centre in its two last editions in 2020 and 2022. Chloé spearheads various diversity, equity and inclusion initiatives aimed at supporting gender equality and women and girls’ rights. She is a Women's Forum 2023 Rising Talent and a member of the Advisory Board for the Women’s Forum in Singapore. Chloé was also a core member and co-coordinator of a team advising the Women’s Forum to prepare public policy proposals to promote and support women's entrepreneurship, in the context of the 2020 G7 Summit. Chloé engages as a volunteer lawyer at the Support Centre for women victims of violence among the French community in Singapore, a first-of-a-kind multi-jurisdictional pro bono partnership that she co-initiated in 2019 with the Paris Bar, the Law Society of Singapore and the Embassy of France in Singapore. She is Laureate of the 2024 edition of the “Trophées des Français de l’étranger” organised by LePetitJournal.com for her contribution to this innovative framework. Chloé is co-President of the Women in Business Committee at the French Chamber of Commerce Singapore and sits on its Board of Directors.

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Impact Hub (Discovery Space)
Jun 19, 2024
5:00 PM5:45 PM

Digital violence: Battling backlash to women’s rights online

SUKKI I See HerAward-winning screenwriter/director, producer and activist on women's rights and inclusivitySaumya BaijalVIRTUE Strategy LeadNoelle MartinUWA Tech & Policy LabResearcher, activist, and lawyerChloé VialardA&O Shearman Lawyer and Women's Forum 2023 Rising Talent
Women’s rights must be protected online as well as offline. However, according to Plan International, over 50% of girls around the world have been harassed online and this is worse where they are politically outspoken, disabled, Black or identify as LGBTIQ+. What is the role of internet ‘hashtivism’ in educating for change and feminist dialogue? How can women be better equipped to combat this violence?