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Sofia Shen

Maples Fiduciary Hong Kong
work 5301 53rd Floor The Center 99 Queen's Road Central Hong Kong
Vice President
Hong Kong
work, pref+852 3690 7676
cell+852 9888 1370

Expertise

Sofia specialises in using trust structures, private trust companies and family offices to help high net worth families achieve family succession and estate planning objectives. She also assists clients with designing and implementing structures for investments in US real estate.

Professional Background

Sofia joined MaplesFS in 2016. Prior to joining MaplesFS, Sofia was a US tax lawyer at Squire Patton Boggs in its Hong Kong office. Whilst at Squire Patton Boggs, Sofia advised high net worth clients with US family members on creating offshore trusts, trust restructuring, family succession planning, charitable giving and US estate, gift and income tax matters. 

Education

University of Rochester, USA, B.A. (Economics), 2004.

University of Miami, School of Law, USA, Juris Doctor, 2008.

Georgetown University Law Center, USA, Master of Laws, Taxation, 2009.

Languages

Mandarin, Shanghainese and English. 

Professional / Civic Activities

Attorney at law of New York State. 

Member of the New York State Bar Association - Tax Section.

Member of the American Bar Association - Estate and Gift Tax Committee.

Affiliate of the Society of Trusts and Estate Practitioners.

Areas of Expertise

Trust & Private Client Services.

Our clients benefit from experienced professionals in key international financial centres.