Partner | Singapore
Operating as Withers KhattarWong LLP in Singapore.
Fernando is a partner in the private client and tax team.He advises on US and international tax and estate planning for high net-worth individuals, trusts and estates. Fernando's area of focus includes working with international families and successful entrepreneurs to establish tax efficient succession planning structures, identifying tax planning opportunities for clients seeking to relocate to or invest in the US and advising on US tax non-compliance issues and voluntary disclosure.
He has acquired significant cross-border experience advising clients with close ties to Asia, continental Europe (particularly Italy and Spain) and South America.
Fernando is recognised for his expertise in Private Wealth Law by leading legal directories including the 2019 to 2022 editions of the Chambers HNW Guide and the 2018 to 2022 editions of The Legal 500: Asia Pacific.
Fernando Gandioli has a strong reputation in Singapore for his work on US and European estate planning matters. He is a 'very strong' practitioner, Gandioli assists international families and entrepreneurs with succession planning and tax efficiency.
He is very technical in US matters; the go-to person for any US issues. Fernando is very patient with clients; he has a set of private client skills that I like. He aligns their objectives to what he can offer. I see some flexibility in him and how he can be accommodating or firm when he needs to be.
"Fernando is a great guy and really easy to work with. He is really bright and knowledgeable."
Gandioli is "the guy in Singapore" for US tax advice. "He is very commercial in his application of legal principles"
Fernando Gandioli "does a lot of US estate planning for families in the region, and clients with US exposure". "He is the go-to guy for getting the US tax angle on estate planning. He is very personable, very friendly, delivers on time and knows his stuff."
He has an unparalleled knowledge of the area, and his client relationship skills are excellent.
He is able to take a half-formed question and get to the heart of the concern that is driving the question. He is really experienced at dealing with clients who are approaching estate planning for the first time.
Fernando is an expert on US tax and estate planning.
Fernando Gandioli is a highly respected private wealth lawyer with a depth of expertise in US estate planning matters.
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