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Susan Collins

T: +852 2533 2764 Email Susan | Vcard Office: Hong Kong

Susan Collins Consultant

Contact details

Susan Collins

Susan Collins
Consultant

T: +852 2533 2764 Email Susan | Vcard Office: Hong Kong


Susan re-joined the firm after 13 years of running a multi-family office and, more latterly, working with a single family office.  A UK and HK tax practitioner by background, Susan’s experience covers advisory work for global high net worth individuals and their families in the areas of trust and estate planning, family and corporate governance issues and the creation and administration of philanthropic structures.
 
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A trusted advisor to her clients, Susan sits on the boards of private and charitable companies and does a large amount of Pro bono work.  She is a founding member and former Chairman of STEP Hong Kong and is active in its Philanthropy Committee.
  • Dispute resolution
  • Corporate governance
  • Trusts and fiduciary services
  • Tax

Acting for client on white collar fraud case; helping to uncover financial irregularities in private equity investments, tracing assets and instituting litigation on behalf of investors.

More: Dispute resolution

Acting for a charitable company undergoing a major shift in corporate governance; revising corporate documents, policies and procedures and instituting in-house manuals and inductions for board members.

More: Corporate governance

Advising trustees on the creation of trust and other fiduciary structures for international clients, drafting precedent trust and ancillary documents.

Acting for trustees on the on-going management of international trust structures and beneficiaries on their rights and entitlements under trust structures.

Advising settlors on the creation of trust and other fiduciary structures.

Acting on the creation of a substantial charitable foundation in the UK and assisting the client in the initial management of the same, putting in place a solid support team, policies, procedures and grant applications.  Advising on the gifting of assets into the foundation and structuring of the same.

More: Trusts and fiduciary services

Tax and estate planning

 Advising on tax and immigration implications of moves from and to high tax jurisdictions and implementing suitable estate planning.

Cross border tax

Acting for clients with business interests around the globe, considering multi-jurisdictional tax issues and structuring for the same.

More: Tax

  • Energy and natural resources
  • Real estate investors and developers
  • Private wealth

Acting for investors in natural resources companies both directly and through listed holding companies; assisting with the structuring of the investments and eventual sale and enforcement of those agreements.

More: Energy and natural resources

Acting on the management of a substantial UK commercial property portfolio owned by a private Hong Kong investor.

More: Real estate investors and developers

Tax and estate planning

Advising on tax and immigration implications of moves from and to high tax jurisdictions and implementing suitable estate planning.

Advising on multi-jurisdictional estate planning including trusts, philanthropic structures and wills.

Trust and trustees

Advising trustees on the creation of trust and other fiduciary structures for international clients, drafting precedent trust and ancillary documents.

Acting for trustees on the on-going management of international trust structures, and beneficiaries on their rights and entitlements under trust structures.

Advising settlors on the creation of trust and other fiduciary structures.

Philanthropy

Acting on the creation of a substantial charitable foundation in the UK and assisting the client in the initial management of the same, putting in place a solid support team, policies, and procedures and grant applications.

Advising on the gifting of assets into the foundation and structuring of the same.

Family office

Advising on the creation of a single family office for a UHNW family, assisting with the development of a governance structure, asset structuring, compliance and regulatory issues.

More: Private wealth

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