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 also has extensive experience advising non-US clients regarding real estate investments in the US.

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 has been recognised for her expertise in Private Wealth Law by the Chambers HNW Guide 2021. She was also awarded the ‘Wealth Management Rising Star under 40’ in the WealthBriefingAsia Awards 2021.

Secretary Damayanti Rusli

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Connie Kong is “definitely one to watch for US tax and estate planning”. She regularly advises on cross-border estate planning matters.

Chambers HNW Guide 2021
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She gives good advice on US matters and is able to explain key issues succinctly.

Chambers HNW Guide 2021
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She is very efficient and hands-on. Her interpersonal skills are fantastic.

Chambers HNW Guide 2021

Admissions

Memberships

Massachusetts, 2010

State of New York, 2011

Asian American Bar Association of New York

New York State Bar Association

Education


Languages


  • English

Dates


Joined

2013

Recognition


Singapore

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#25-01 UOB Plaza 1,

048624

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