Lisa Yeoh

Legal Associate, Withers KhattarWong* | Singapore

Withers KhattarWong LLP is a Singapore law practice, affiliated with Withers LLP.

Lisa is a legal associate in the private client and tax team.

Lisa advises high net worth individuals and their families on their estate planning. This includes the setting up of family offices, trusts, private trust companies, foundations and wills, together with their corresponding tax implications. She has experience dealing with affluent Malaysian individuals and advising on both Malaysian regulatory and tax matters arising from the transfer of assets, including significant stakes in Malaysian public listed companies.

Prior to joining Withers KhattarWong LLP, Lisa spent several years with the Malaysian tax and private client services team at one of the leading and largest international law firms in Malaysia.

Secretary Anita ABU BAKAR

Track record

Admissions

Publications

Talks

Advising several of Malaysia’s most affluent individuals by creating and implementing personalised wealth and succession structures that addresses their concerns and achieves maximum tax efficiency.

Advising non-Malaysian high net worth individuals that plan to relocate to Malaysia and shift their conglomerate to Malaysia.

Presenting at international client seminars and private bank seminars on tax updates affecting high net worth individuals resulting from the recent Malaysian Budget 2022.

Admitted as an Advocate and Solicitor of the High Court of Malaya, 2018

Called to the Bar of England and Wales, 2017

https://www.lexisnexis.co.uk/legal/guidance/automatic-exchange-of-information-in-malaysia

https://www.wealthbriefingasia.com/article.php?id=188307#.YtS2M3ZByUk

https://www.lexisnexis.com/uk/lexispsl/privateclient/document/393820/5YSF-XVM3-GXFD-827D-00000-00/The_taxation_of_trustee_and_trust_funds_in_Malaysia

Presented to over 500 clients on the updates introduced by the Malaysian Budget 2022.

Presented to private bankers on the impact of the Malaysian Budget 2022 on high net worth clients.

Me in a minute

It may seem like opposite ends of the spectrum, baker and farmer vs private client and tax lawyer, but to me, they both contain the main element I enjoy, the opportunity to be creative.

I wanted to be a baker; I also dream of owning a farm. The concept of being able to create anything from a few basic ingredients or coming up with a completely new flavour profile or baked good, fascinates me. However, considering my intolerance to mosquitos and extreme heat, I thought I may be better off a lawyer.

It may seem like opposite ends of the spectrum, baker and farmer vs private client and tax lawyer, but to me, they both contain the main element I enjoy, the opportunity to be creative.

Every client is different. Understanding the concerns and priorities of each client on a personal level and creating a succession structure (that is also tax efficient) catered specifically for their needs is something I really enjoy.

Education


Languages


  • English

Dates


Joined

2022

Singapore

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