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Registered Foreign Lawyer (British Columbia, Canada)
Tel: (852) 2868 0696
Tax Advisory | Probate and Estate Planning | Corporate and Commercial Law
Stephen Holmes is a counsel in the Tax and Family Wealth Counsel groups in our Hong Kong office. His practice focuses on cross border business tax, securities and business law. His international clients range from governments, trusts, and banks to entrepreneurs.
Stephen has a TEP designation from the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners
and has lectured and written extensively in Europe, Asia and North America in regard to tax, estate planning, immigration and corporate governance.
Prior to joining BLG, Stephen worked at another large National Canadian law firm and subsequently operated his own firm for 34 years.
Areas of Practice
Assisted clients in legal and business affairs in Mexico, Ecuador, Venezuela, Chile, China, Belize, Peru, British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands, Barbados, Jersey, Turks and Caicos, Bermuda, Bahamas, Guernsey, England, Austria, France, Japan, Wales, Germany, Scotland, United States, Ireland, Thailand, Gibraltar, Hong Kong, Malta, Panama, Dominican Republic, Turks & Caicos, Dominica, Costa Rica, Honduras, Germany, Denmark, Cuba, Dubai, South Korea, Isle of Man, Poland, Singapore, Belgium, Papua New Guinea and Thailand.
Named the 2014 Offshore Trust Lawyer of the Year — Canada by the Global International Awards.
Named the 2014 Cross-Border Estate Planning Lawyer of the Year — Canada by the ACQ Global Awards.
Selected in 2011 as one of the 50 Best Lawyers in Canada by Corporate INTL, for expertise in Tax Planning.