Fernando Gandioli

Partner, Withers KhattarWong*

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

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.


He has an unparalleled knowledge of the area, and his client relationship skills are excellent.

Chambers HNW, 2020

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.”

Chambers HNW 2019, Singapore

Gandioli is “the guy in Singapore” for US tax advice. “He is very commercial in his application of legal principles”

Chambers HNW 2019, Singapore

“Fernando is a great guy and really easy to work with. He is really bright and knowledgeable.”

Chambers HNW 2019, Singapore

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.

Chambers HNW 2018, Singapore

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.

Chambers HNW 2017, Singapore



New York, 2002

Registered Foreign Lawyer in Singapore, 2012

New York State Bar Association



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