Jay Krause


Jay is a partner in the private client and tax team.

His personal practice focuses on cross-border succession and business structuring. Typical clients include high net worth families, single and multi-family offices, family businesses, fund principals, trustees, insurers and financial institutions.

Jay has been described by Citywealth in 2012 as ‘..unfailingly committed and responsive with a talent for delivering pragmatic but innovative solutions’.

Segretaria Hannah Stoter


Jay Krause is based in London, but is highly sought after in Singapore and throughout South-East Asia for his depth of local experience. He is a natural choice for matters involving cross-border taxation.

Chambers HNW, 2020

a real expert on tax who really knows his stuff

Chambers HNW 2016, Singapore

a very good and determined lawyer

Chambers HNW 2016, Singapore

Jay Krause heads up Withers’ wealth planning group in Asia, as well as managing the firm’s Singapore office. He is well regarded in the industry for his trusts and estates practice, particularly for matters with a US angle. Krause acts for both private and institutional clients, ranging from financial institutions and fund managers to high net worth families.

Chambers HNW 2017, Singapore

Jay Krause is an experienced private wealth practitioner. He recently moved to London after several years in Singapore, but maintains a significant South-East Asia practice.

Chambers HNW 2018, Singapore





District of Columbia, 1994

State of Connecticut, 1995

Registered Foreign Lawyer in England and Wales, 2002

Registered Foreign Lawyer in Hong Kong, 2011

Registered Foreign Lawyer in Singapore, 2012

‘A New Era Begins (Family Partnerships for UK Domiciliaries and Deemed Domiciliaries)’, STEP Journal - November 2007

‘More Art than Science? (PTC Structures for US Beneficiaries of Offshore Trusts)’ - STEP Journal

Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners

European American Tax Institute

British American Business

UBS, US seek to delay tax evasion trial’, CNBC interview - click here to watch the full interview

‘Family Partnerships’, IBC: The Future of Trusts and Alternative Constructs, London - 2009

‘Alternative to Trusts’, IIR International Trusts Congress, London - 2008



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