Stacy Choong

Partner  |  Withers KhattarWong (Singapore)
JURISDICTIONS QUALIFIED IN

Singapore
United States (NY)

TOP 3 AREAS OF EXPERTISE

Personal and estate planning
Succession planning
Family office

Q&A

What has been the highlight of your practice over the past 12 months?

Setting up many single family offices in Singapore for the most elite private clients in the region and also for European and American clients setting up Asian family offices.
Applying tax exemptions for the family offices and the funds managed by the family offices.
Setting up multi-family offices in Singapore.
Assisting clients to participate in the Indonesia tax amnesty and post-amnesty structure and compliant reporting.
Advising on CRS compliance.
Advising on family governance.

What advice would you give rising stars/new lawyers in the private client world?

Develop not just your client's trust but have a trusted team of advisers in the regions in which you practice in. Keep in touch regularly with your trusted team, as it is critical to keep abreast of all relevant developments.