Stephen Banfield


  • Admitted: New South Wales, 2003 • Registered Foreign Lawyer, Singapore, 2015
  • Year joined: 2014
  • Year became partner: 2017


Stephen is an Australian qualified taxation lawyer with over eleven years' experience. Stephen has worked in a number of jurisdictions throughout the Asia Pacific region and in the United Kingdom.

Over the course of his career, Stephen has worked extensively on cross-border transactions across a diverse range of industries. This includes assisting institutional fund managers and family offices with the establishment of structures to invest on an individual or collective basis. Stephen has also advised on the characterisation of private wealth structures for the purposes of the common reporting standard.

Stephen joined Withers KhattarWong from the Singapore office of a Big 4 accounting firm where he gained the majority of his nearly five years of professional experience in Singapore.

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