Connie Yik Kong
Partner, Withers KhattarWong* | Singapore
Withers KhattarWong LLP is a Singapore law practice, affiliated with Withers LLP.
Connie is a partner in the private client and tax team.
As a US-qualified tax lawyer based in Singapore, Connie frequently advises high net-worth individuals on US and international tax and succession planning. She has particular expertise on cross-border estate and trust planning and estate administration. Because many of her clients are globally mobile, Connie frequently works with advisers from different jurisdictions to provide integrated tax and succession planning advice which addresses her clients' varying needs.
Connie assists US citizens and green card holders living abroad with regularizing their US tax affairs through participating in the Offshore Streamlined Program and the OVDP.
In addition to working with individuals, Connie also counsels trust companies, banks, and other financial institutions regarding FATCA and CRS compliance requirements.
Connie is recognised for her expertise in Private Wealth Law by the Chambers HNW Guide 2021 to 2022. She was also awarded the 'Wealth Management Rising Star under 40' in the WealthBriefingAsia Awards 2021.
She is very efficient and hands-on. Her interpersonal skills are fantastic.
She gives good advice on US matters and is able to explain key issues succinctly.
Connie Kong is "definitely one to watch for US tax and estate planning". She regularly advises on cross-border estate planning matters.
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