Edmund Leow

Senior Partner

Dentons

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Edmund is a senior partner heading up the firm’s Tax practice with three decades of experience in advising multinational organisations on cross-border tax planning, transfer pricing and tax disputes. He also advises on international trade issues such as customs, WTO and free-trade agreements. Edmund also leads the firm’s Trust, Estates and Wealth Preservation practice and advises high net worth individuals, private banks and trust companies in personal tax, as well as in trust and estate planning matters. Edmund was invited by the government to serve as a Judicial Commissioner at the Supreme Court and served from 2013 to 2016. On stepping down, he was appointed Senior Counsel in 2017, making him the first and only Tax and Trust lawyer to be given this accolade nationwide. Prior to his appointment to the Singapore judiciary in 2013, Edmund was named a Tier 1 lawyer by The Legal 500 Asia Pacific for Tax in 2012. His views on tax and wealth management were widely sought and publicised in the media, such as Bloomberg, BBC, Channel NewsAsia, Reuters, The Financial Times and The Straits Times. He was also a founding partner of a Singapore law firm that was associated with an international law firm, where he headed up the Tax and Wealth Management practices in Singapore. Edmund is a former President and an honorary member of the Singapore Trustees Association (STA).

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Singapore as the ‘go-to’ Centre for UHNW Families and Family Offices​​​​​​​ As we cautiously emerge from a world changed irrevocably by the current pandemic, and as some economies begin to tentatively return to what we once considered normal, Hubbis assembled a panel of six leading experts to explore just what makes Singapore such an appealing choice for the UHNW families o....

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Singapore - the 'go-to' centre for Asian UHNW families

Mid-shore jurisdictions and international financial centres seem to be a topic on the rise amid the wealth management industry in the region, and none more so than the shooting star that is Singapore.

As we cautiously emerge from a world changed by the Covid-19 pandemic, and activities...