Follow us

With Asia remaining a pivotal market for global wealth management and private banking industry, we explore the changing landscape for private wealth across the region.

The fifth edition of the Herbert Smith Freehills Guide to Private Wealth in Asia provides clients, business people, lawyers and other advisors with concise information on trusts, estates, probate and mental capacity issues to assist them in mitigating risks and understanding the changing legal landscape for private wealth across 12 jurisdictions in the region (China, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand and Vietnam).

For many, the uncertainties brought on by the pandemic have thrown issues relating to succession and wealth management into sharp relief, making this Guide more relevant than ever before.

Asia remains a pivotal market for the global wealth management and private banking industry. With the upward growth trajectory of the high-net-worth segment in the region continuing apace, there is ever increasing demand and appetite for advice in relation to wealth structuring and management as well as dispute resolution.

The Guide has been clarified in places and updated to reflect key legal developments since the last version, including significant changes introduced under the new Civil Code in the PRC.

In addition to these updates, the chapter on Thailand has been reintroduced for the first time since 2016.

Preview the guide

For a full copy of the guide, please email [email protected].

Key contacts

Richard Norridge photo

Richard Norridge

Partner, Head of Private Wealth and Charities, London

Richard Norridge
Gareth Thomas photo

Gareth Thomas

Partner, Hong Kong

Gareth Thomas
Asia Hong Kong Singapore M&A Richard Norridge Gareth Thomas