Grace Gao

Senior Legal Manager Hong Kong
Grace Gao

Overview

Grace is a solicitor in Ogier's Hong Kong office, where she advises high net worth families on: international estate and asset protection planning, wills and probate, the use of tax efficient structures for investments and the development of family governance structures to facilitate the succession of wealth from generation to generation. As part of this, Grace designs appropriate asset protection plans for high net worth clients and works with professional advisers in various jurisdictions for the implementation and administration stages.
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  • Background & experience

    Grace's practice is global in nature and she collaborates with counsels in foreign jurisdictions to address cross-border issues, international wealth transfer issues and financial regulatory compliance issues in connection with the set up and operation of complex investment and asset protection structures.

    In addition to her role at Ogier, Grace is a Trust and Estate Practitioner (TEP) and serves as a member of the STEP Wills and Estates Sub Committee and the Mental Health, Elder and Capacity Law Sub Committee in Hong Kong.

    Grace holds an LLB and PCLL from the University of Hong Kong and previously studied at the Fudan University School of Law (Shanghai). She speaks native Mandarin and Shanghai dialect, as well as fluent Cantonese and English.

    Before joining Ogier in 2021, Grace was part of Tiang & Partners where she specialised in trusts and corporate management, Hong Kong wills and succession planning, global asset preservation planning and private wealth management.

    Admitted in:
    2017 - Hong Kong (non practising)

     

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