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Laurence Ho

T: +852 3166 6949 Email Laurence | Vcard Office: Hong Kong

Awards

Tax and Trusts (Hong Kong)

Tax and Trusts (Hong Kong)

Citywealth’s ‘2019 Future Leaders Top 100: Super Advisors’ list

Citywealth’s ‘2019 Future Leaders Top 100: Super Advisors’ list

Legal Week's Private Client Global Elite 'Ones to Watch' 2018

Legal Week's Private Client Global Elite 'Ones to Watch' 2018

Laurence Ho Registered foreign lawyer (New York)

Contact details

Laurence Ho

Laurence Ho
Registered foreign lawyer (New York)

T: +852 3166 6949 Email Laurence | Vcard Office: Hong Kong

Laurence advises on international tax, trust and estate planning for individuals and families with connections to the United States.
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  • Services

Laurence counsels individuals, multi-national families, family offices, estates and fiduciaries. He has assisted clients with personal estate and succession planning, tax-efficient structuring of US and non-US trusts and holding companies, structuring in-bound US real estate investments, tax planning in connection with individuals immigrating to and expatriating from the US, and post-mortem planning in relation to international probates.

He also assists US individuals and families on their tax compliance and foreign financial asset reporting obligations, particularly with respect to civil tax examinations/audits and IRS voluntary disclosure programs.

Laurence speaks English and Cantonese and is conversant in Mandarin.

  • Private wealth
  • Tax

Advising US clients on US estate planning, including personal estate plans, living trusts, insurance trusts, asset protection trusts and trusts for pre-IPO interests.

Advising non-US clients on trust planning, particularly with respect to families with US assets and/or US beneficiaries.

Advising non-US clients with implementing structures to hold US financial and real estate investments.

Assisting individuals with various tax audits and voluntary disclosures with the US tax authorities and general tax compliance issues.

Advising non-US families on US tax and reporting implications related to US financial investments and immigration to the United States.

Advising US families on US tax and reporting implications related to non-US financial investments, relinquishment of US status and treaty benefits.

Advising on US tax planning related to international probates with US connections.

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Awards

Tax and Trusts (Hong Kong)

Tax and Trusts (Hong Kong)

Citywealth’s ‘2019 Future Leaders Top 100: Super Advisors’ list

Citywealth’s ‘2019 Future Leaders Top 100: Super Advisors’ list

Legal Week's Private Client Global Elite 'Ones to Watch' 2018

Legal Week's Private Client Global Elite 'Ones to Watch' 2018

Latest news & insights

04 Jul 2019

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Five Stephenson Harwood lawyers named in Citywealth’s Top 100 Future Leaders

Five Stephenson Harwood lawyers have been named in Citywealth’s ‘2019 Future Leaders Top 100: Super Advisors’ list. Partners Laurence Ho and Silvia On, of counsel Suni..

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03 Jun 2019

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Success at WealthBriefingAsia Awards 2019

Law firm Stephenson Harwood has been named winner of ‘Private Client Categories – Estate Planning: Greater China’, and also won the 'Excellence in servicing North Amer..

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20 Nov 2017

From News

Laurence Ho joins Stephenson Harwood as partner

Law firm Stephenson Harwood LLP has strengthened its private wealth team with the arrival of partner Laurence Ho, who joins the firm's Hong Kong office.

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