CHLOE O.Y. LEUNG
ASSOCIATE


Profile

Chloe’s practice is focused on general corporate and private client matters. She regularly advises clients on trusts, tax, asset protection, succession planning, corporate restructuring and mergers and acquisitions. To supplement her experience, Chloe was seconded to a major Swiss bank where she assisted in the integration of a substantial client base following a merger and also provided general advisory services in its Wealth and Tax Planning department.


Representative Matters
  • Advising a large family office with over USD4 billion in assets in Hong Kong, U.K. and Canada in succession planning and management and investment matters
  • Advising on the settlement of a trust structure for the acquisition of a hotel worth approximately USD250 million in Canada to address compliance, confidentiality and tax concerns
  • Advising a trustee in the protection of the trust and trust assets from attack by a creditor of the settlor. The case involves a claim of over USD200 million and assets in multiple jurisdictions
  • Advising the controlling shareholders holding over 60% of a Hong Kong listed company on its shareholding restructuring and settlement of offshore trusts and addressing Hong Kong regulatory and tax issues and PRC tax issues arising from such restructuring and settlement
  • Advising on the settlement and restructuring of various trusts with assets involving real estate in Hong Kong for Hong Kong stamp duty exemption purposes
  • Advising on the formation of offshore trusts for various clients for succession, estate planning and wealth protection purposes
Languages

English
Chinese (Cantonese)
Chinese (Putonghua)

 

PRACTICE AREAS

Corporate
Mergers and Acquisitions
Private Client


PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATION

Solicitor
Hong Kong


EDUCATION

LL.B., University of Bristol
United Kingdom

P.C.LL., University of Hong Kong
Hong Kong

LL.M. in Chinese Law, Tsinghua University, Beijing, People’s Republic of China

ACADEMIC AWARDS

Leo Koguan Scholarship,
School of Law, Tsinghua University


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