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Rajah & Tann Singapore LLP


Head, Tax, Private Client




Vikna Rajah is recognised as a leading lawyer in both Tax and Trust & Private Client practices. He, who also has a degree in accountancy, is praised in the legal directories as being an “experienced litigator” with “extensive tax knowledge”, who is “an extremely intelligent man” and is “excellent to work with”. He also combines “very deep technical expertise with acute commercial acumen", while "carefully listening to his clients and putting himself in their shoes”.

Vikna won “Private Client Lawyer of the Year” at The Asia Legal Awards 2017 and is recognised as one of the world’s Top 250 Private Client Lawyers by Legal Week’s Private Client Global Elite 2018 and one of the world’s Leading Experts in Private Client Practice by Who’s Who Legal 2017. He is also ranked as a Leading Individual for Private Wealth by both The Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2018 and the Chambers High Net Worth Guide 2018. The Private Wealth Practice which he leads is also ranked Band 1 by The Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2018.

Vikna led the Tax Practice to clinch Singapore’s Tax Disputes and Litigation Firm of the Year by the International Tax Review 2017 and he is ranked Tier 1 for Tax by The Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2018 and a leading tax lawyer by Chambers Asia Pacific 2018. Aside from being recognised by the Singapore Business Review 2015 as one of Singapore’s Top 40 most influential lawyers aged 40 and under, Vikna was also one of Prestige Singapore’s 40 Under 40 (2017), being heralded as one of the “movers and shakers and the dream makers to watch”.

Lawyer Rankings

Singapore > Private wealth and family law – local firms

(Leading individuals)

Vikna RajahRajah & Tann Singapore LLP

Rajah & Tann Singapore LLP handles a growing volume of family office applications, continuing to represent a large number of ultra-high-net-worth individuals in Asia and leveraging strong connections to private banks. The team has an extensive track record in succession planning and has deep tax expertise thanks to the presence of key partner Vikna Rajah. Chandra Mohan Rethnam co-heads the private client team and is noted for handling high-net-worth divorce proceedings and probate and trusts disputes. Kee Lay Lian leads the family law practice.

Singapore > Tax: local firms

(Leading individuals)

Vikna RajahRajah & Tann Singapore LLP

Full-service firm Rajah & Tann Singapore LLP brings multidisciplinary strength to its tax practice, enabling it to provide local and cross-border tax advisory, transactional tax and tax dispute expertise. Key areas of work include goods and services, stamp duty and property tax. Tax disputes specialist Vikna Rajah leads the team.