Estate Planning



Estate and succession planning can be described as the art of planning and organising personal affairs to achieve maximum wealth protection, for one’s family.

An estate plan may be prepared at any time of one’s life but we usually recommend our clients to start early as this is more effective. Effective estate planning may include appropriately drafted wills and the use of trusts, among other things.

With proper estate planning, our clients are able to minimise the exposure of their accumulated wealth to unnecessary expenses and taxes. This helps them safeguard their wealth during their lifetime and ensures that their loved ones will be properly provided for when their time comes.



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    Accolades

    Rankings Received From Professional and Commercial Publications




    Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2021 : Key contact Soo Ling See Tow is ranked for Dispute Resolution and her practice spans claims involving IP and family law and probate
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    Practice Highlights



    Client Testimonials

    • A client's feedback about Quek Li Fei, provided by Citywealth Leaders List 2018

      “Li Fei is a great lawyer to work with, he gives very clear and concise instructions even when he is acting on the client’s side. Thorough and dedicated, he goes the extra mile and adds incredible value with his ability to give the clients right direction and highlights uncomfortable issues which are necessary but may not sit well with the clients. He has excellent knowledge in the field of succession planning, legacy planning and philanthropy planning.”

    • A client's feedback about Quek Li Fei, provided by Citywealth Leaders List 2018

      “I have employed Quek Li Fei’s services from the UK for years, and have always found him to be helpful, clear and detailed in his advice on often very complicated cross-border matters. Where others have given up on such cases in the past, Li Fei goes beyond the call of duty to see the work through, and works with me to provide practicable solutions, using his understanding of the difficulties of multi-jurisdictional legal matters and his thorough knowledge of the law and the Courts in Singapore.”

    • Rothschild Trust's feedback about Quek Li Fei, provided by Citywealth Leaders List 2018

      “I have been working closely with Li Fei over the years and have found his knowledge and expertise very impressive, paired with a great ability to relate to clients and explain complex scenarios in an understandable fashion.”

    • A client's feedback about Quek Li Fei, provided by Citywealth Leaders List 2017

      “My firm has instructed Quek Li Fei to act in the administration of Singapore estate assets on several occasions. Throughout our correspondence Li Fei has provided clear, thorough directions and managed my expectations effectively regarding costs, warnings and case-specific issues. He never fails to answer my questions and those of my clients, without hesitation. In a field in which one of the greatest difficulties is receiving consistent levels of international service, Li Fei offers stable, in-depth support that exactly meets my requirements.”






    The Estate Planning Team




    Quek Li Fei Legal Partner at CNPLaw LLP image

    Partner

      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. Li Fei is also recognised as a Recommended Lawyer for Banking and Finance and Financial Services Regulatory by The Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2021.

                



      Chan Wai Mun Partner at CNPLaw LLP

      Partner

        Wai Mun heads the firm’s real estate team and is also a member of the family practice team. He has more than 10 years of experience in litigation and commercial work. Wai Mun's current focus is now centred on real estate work with related commercial and advisory work as well as a broad family practice involving matrimonial and family disputes, family office, trusts, wills and probate.

             



        See Tow Soo Ling - Oct2017

        Partner

          Soo Ling’s main areas of practice are intellectual property and dispute resolution. She has experience in a diverse range of matters such as building construction, company law, commercial law, disciplinary proceedings, employment law, family law, intellectual property, property law, probate & administration and shareholder disputes. Soo Ling is recognised as a Recommended Lawyer by The Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2021 for the Dispute Resolution practice, and is featured as a leading individual in the 2021 Edition of the World Trademark Review 1000, under the Prosecution and Strategy category.

                    



          Edwin Chia Partner at CNPLaw LLP

          Partner

            Edwin’s practice focuses on civil and commercial litigation, disciplinary proceedings, wills and probate, shareholders’ disputes, and employment matters. He has been involved in matters at all levels of the Singapore Courts (including the Court of Appeal), and has acted as lead counsel in matters before the High Court of Singapore and disciplinary tribunals (as prosecuting counsel). Edwin is also named in the Singapore Business Review as one of Singapore's 21 most influential lawyers aged 40 and under in 2020.

                      



            Hu Huimin Senior Associate at CNPLaw

              Partner
              Huimin is a Partner with the firm’s Dispute Resolution team and Family Law team. She was called to the Singapore bar in 2012. Her main area of practice is general civil and commercial litigation with a specialised focus in private client and family-related matters.

                        



              daniel Koh  pic

                Partner
                Daniel is a Partner with the firm’s Dispute Resolution team and Family Law team. He was previously a family court judge. His main area of practice is estate planning, Mental Capacity Act related matters, civil and criminal law litigation, mediation and arbitration.

                      



                Joel Wee Senior Legal Associate at CNPLaw LLP

                  Senior Associate
                  Joel joined CNPLaw in 2017 and is in the firm’s Dispute Resolution team. He has experience in a diverse range of litigation and estate planning work including the drafting of wills and probate work.