Allen Tan is the head of the tax practice at Baker McKenzie.Wong & Leow. The practice comprises eight partners and 21 other fee earners.
Since August 2016, the tax professionals that have joined the practice are Tan Wei Hann, Zenzel Chew, Junwei Han and Wenyu Wu. The practice offers clients a range of services including international tax planning, tax controversies and indirect tax.
It advises MNEs and Singaporean companies on multijurisdictional tax planning strategies. In 2016, the practice handled a number of tax disputes that were complex and had significant monetary value and cross-border elements. The firm assists clients in tax disputes with comprehensive legal research and analytical skills. It also provides advocacy skills and the ability to use different dispute resolution methods for tax matters. These methods include engagement with tax authorities and government stakeholders, refund applications and representation in court proceedings. The Singapore tax authorities frequently engage with practice members in regard to tax reform. The firm has hosted the Asia Pacific Tax Conference for 30 years.