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Accomplished team with a strong track record in tax dispute work. Frequently engaged by Hong Kong-based corporations and regional enterprises on contentious tax matters, and especially skilled in high-stakes inquiries, investigations and appeals. Also equipped to advise on tax issues arising from trusts and estates, acting for high net worth individuals and family offices.
Client praise their service, one saying: "They analyse our cases thoroughly, and advise on the options and weigh pros and cons for us. They are open-minded - they listen to our thoughts and suggest alternatives and ways to assess the matters."
Another interviewee appreciates that "their advice is very practical and their responses are quick."
Represented a Hong Kong-listed company in a dispute with Hong Kong Inland Revenue Department regarding the source of profits of the client's overseas subsidiary.
Elaine Chen stands out for her experience in tax litigation. Noted for her deft handling of high-stakes disputes concerning sources of profits and capital gains in transactions, she continues to attract many instructions from listed companies. One client says: "She cares about our cases, advises us on the risks involved and acts for our best interests. She also provides advice on corporate image too."