Sunit Chhabra is a partner and the head of the tax practice at Allen & Gledhill. Chhabra is supported by another partner, Lim Pek Bur. Both partners specialise in tax advisory and dispute resolution matters. The other fee earners in the practice are three tax associates and one tax manager. Cheong Swee Ying is a senior (non-legal practitioner) consultant with the practice and has previously worked as a senior officer with the Ministry of Finance (MOF) and the IRAS. The services provided by the practice include tax advisory, structure and planning, and dispute resolution. The tax practice works closely with other practices in the firm. This enables it to provide clients with comprehensive tax and legal services.
The practice advises domestic companies and MNEs including financial institutions and real estate companies. In 2016, the practice advised Oversea-Chinese Banking Corporation Limited on the establishment of its $10 billion global covered bond programme. The practice assisted the client with obtaining tax remissions and approvals from the MOF.