Sandra Viana

Partner | Divisional CEO of the private client and tax division

Sandra is a senior partner and joint divisional CEO of the private client and tax division.

Her work includes complex international tax, succession and governance planning for ultra-high net worth international families. She has extensive experience in the development of wealth management structures for non-US families, US and international pre-immigration planning and, conversely, expatriation planning. She advises on US income and transfer tax rules affecting non-US residents with US income and/or assets, including US real estate, as well as US residents with foreign (non-US) income or assets; rules applicable to income taxation of complex non-US trusts and their beneficiaries; and the US antifederal regimes relevant to US shareholders of foreign (non-US) corporations.

In addition to her practice, she was appointed in 2019 as Divisional CEO of the global private client and tax team. In such role, she co-leads the strategy for Withers to be recognized as the only truly global firm to offer integrated domestic and international private client and tax advice.

Segretaria Tania Curcio




State of New York, 2000

Registered Foreign Lawyer in the UK, 2007

‘Trust for International Families’, New York Law Journal - 13 February 2007, co-author

New York State Bar Association



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