Lian Fang


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

Lian’s practice focuses on sophisticated tax and wealth planning matters for high net worth individuals and their families, both in a cross border context as well as in US domestic planning matters. She advises clients in the creation and administration of wealth planning structures that are tax efficient while reflecting long term goals in the protection and succession of wealth in multi-generational families. She also provides advice to individuals with various US connections, such as making gifts to US family members, preparing for migration to the United States, expatriation from the United States, investment in the United States or coming into compliance with US tax and reporting obligations.




China, 1997

State of New York, 2008

‘Tackling Tax Treaties – How double taxation agreements can reduce your tax liability,’ China Economic Review - Summer 2012, co-author

‘Winning at Monopoly – If you’re planning to purchase a home in the UK or US think through the tax and estate-planning implications,’ Finance Asia - November 2011, co-author

‘Cross-border issues with Greater China,’ STEP Silicon Valley webinar - June 2020, presenter

‘Wealth Planning for Chinese Clients – Understanding Tax and Non-tax Issues in China,’ Hawaii Tax Institute - November 2019, presenter

‘Challenges and Opportunities of Planning for Chinese Nationals,’ STEP New York - November 2018, presenter



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  • Mandarin




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