Ong Sim Ho is the head of the tax practice at ONG SIM HO Advocates & Solicitors. The practice comprises three partners and three other fee earners. Guo Jiawen joined the firm in April 2017.
The practice advises clients on complex legal tax issues, particularly in relation to tax disputes. The firm also assists clients with tax matters concerning transactional advisory, investigation and audit, trusts and private clients. The practice's core strength is that it has a multi-disciplinary approach to solving complex tax issues. The firm provides a masterclass series which offers technical exposure for clients and market partners.
In 2016, the practice advised a national oil and gas company on the tax implications of a certain structure for the sale and supply of crude oil to the government of an emerging market. The practice is also representing a Swiss bank in a tax dispute concerning the treatment of tax losses.