Legal 500 Asia Pacific
Real estate is well known as one of the most tax-driven of sectors, with small changes in real estate tax or stamp duty having substantial implications for the attractiveness of investments. Deals must be carefully analysed with clients’ objectives in mind and a little local knowledge can go a long way.
As Hong Kong’s largest and best-established independent law firm, with roots going back to 1851, Deacons has an unmatched understanding of the local real estate market. To local knowledge and close links with a variety of government bodies in Hong Kong and the region are added our characteristic pragmatism, making the team a first choice for sophisticated tax advice on real estate transactions of all types.
Our experienced team has advised on numerous stamp duty issues in Hong Kong under the Stamp Duty Ordinance. We also advise on all matters relating to Hong Kong’s stamp duty and property tax.
If you would like to discuss in more detail how we could help with any issue related to taxes on property, we would be delighted to hear from you.