Charities and Philanthropy

Our clients recognise that wealth does not have to be the be all and end all of life and that there is value in giving.

Our private clients practice supports them in realising their philanthropic aspirations by advising on the suitable legal form of the charity (e.g. a charitable trust, a society or a company limited by guarantee), assisting with the establishment and registration of the charity (including as an institution of public character, where applicable) and preparing the relevant documentation to record our clients’ intentions.

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    The Charity Essentials in Singapore

    The Charity Essentials in Singapore

    With a growing prominence and interest in philanthropy in Singapore, many may be interested in topics pertaining to charities in Singapore. In this article, we will be looking into the following topics – legal definition of a charity, legal and regulatory framework; and the processes pertaining to the setting up a charity in Singapore.

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    The Charities and Philanthropy Team

    Quek Li Fei Legal Partner at CNPLaw LLP image


    In addition to Li Fei’s experience in acting for banks on varied transactions and in general corporate law, he also helps individuals in estate planning, including the legal aspects of wealth management, advising on and setting up trusts and off-shore structures to secure their future and the future of their families.


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