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Withers KhattarWong LLP

80 RAFFLES PLACE, UOB PLAZA 1, #25-01, SINGAPORE 048624, SINGAPORE
Tel:
Work +65 6535 6844
Fax:
Fax +65 6534 4892
Email:
Web:
www.witherskhattarwong.com
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Leon Kwong Wing

Tel:
Work Work +65 6535 6844
Email:
Web:
www.withersworldwide.com/en-gb/singapore-dup
Withers LLP

Work Department

Private Client and Tax

Position

Partner, Private Client and Tax

Career

Kwong Wing has over 20 years’ experience advising on income tax, property tax, goods and services tax, and stamp duty in Singapore. He has a record of achieving substantial reductions in clients’ tax liabilities through successful legal argument and critical examination of fact situations. Kwong Wing defends taxpayers in audit and investigation cases, pursues objections against revenue assessments and valuations, and acts as counsel in hearings at the Review Boards and in the Courts.

Languages

English

Member

Law Society of Singapore

Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners

Education

Cardiff University, LL.B (Hons)


Singapore: Private wealth

Private wealth – Foreign firms

Within: Private wealth – Foreign firms

Withers KhattarWong provides cross-border and comprehensive expertise on trusts, wills and probate, immigration issues and tax issues including those applicable in the US and UK. Fernando Gandioli is highly adept at US and international tax matters and estate planning and assists international families and entrepreneurs with establishing tax-efficient succession planning. Leon Kwong Wing is also noted for his tax management experience. In highlight work, the team is advising a family on various matters, including the establishment of a family office and investment holding structure in Singapore, ongoing assistance with various Singaporean and foreign tax issues and the establishment of a philanthropic vehicle.

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Singapore: Tax

Tax – Local firms

Within: Tax – Local firms

Withers KhattarWong has a sizeable Singapore tax practice comprises six partners that cover a wide range of international and domestic tax issues. The firm is at the forefront of investment funds tax structuring and has a fine record in restructurings and investments for multinationals and family offices. It advised PT Bumi Resources on the tax aspects of its $4.5bn debt restructuring. Eric Roose leads the international corporate tax practice in Asia and has a strong focus on Japan; he splits his time between Singapore and Tokyo. Leon Kwong Wing heads the Singapore tax and private client practice, and Mahesh Kumar is noted for India-related matters.

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