Ashley King-Christopher, Partner
Ashley sets up wealth and operating business holding structures for international clients and family offices, and advises on transactions in Europe, Africa and Asia. He advises on the tax aspects, and the choices for dynamic businesses, often with complex family and partnership interests.
SummaryAshley sets up wealth and operating business structures and is frequently called upon to advise on the tax aspects of earlier and new desired holding structures as business and family interests change. His work covers multiple jurisdictions, different asset and investor classes, and complex private shareholdings. Ashley is based in both the firm’s London and Hong Kong offices, and draws on the strengths of the firm’s Luxembourg, Paris and Swiss offices, and wide professional reach to provide further choice and flexibility for his clients.
Ashley is admitted to practise in England and Wales and Australia.
Ashley is also a Foreign Registered Lawyer in Hong Kong.
- Setting up new wealth holding structure, including a family office, for an Asian family with ongoing monitoring for compliance and tax efficiency for a growing portfolio of direct investments.
- Advising on the choice of structures and corporate tax for a family owned international business, with ongoing advice in relation to acquisition strategy, and overall tax implications.
- Working with family offices, wealth managers, and private equity funds on choice of structures for deals and investments to balance complex manager, debt and equity interests, and exit needs.
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