Squire Patton Boggs Boosts Family Office and Tax Practice with Senior Hire in Hong Kong

On April 27, 2015, Squire Patton Boggs announced the appointment of senior tax fund and trust lawyer Patricia Woo as Of Counsel in its Hong Kong office.  Woo was previously at King & Wood Mallesons.  She is experienced in helping ultra-high-net-worth families set up and operate family offices, and in fund formation, succession and tax planning matters.  See “Benefits and Burdens for Hedge Fund Managers in Establishing or Converting to a Family Office,” Hedge Fund Law Report, Vol. 7, No. 22 (Jun. 6, 2014).  Her expertise includes the establishment of internal hedge funds and private equity funds and handling complicated restructuring of existing trusts and funds.  See “Why and How Do Family Offices and Foundations Invest in Hedge Funds?,” Hedge Fund Law Report, Vol. 6, No. 1 (Jan. 3, 2013).

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