Benjamin Szeto


1291 Group


Based in Singapore, Benjamin is passionate about helping business owners, crypto investors and high net worth families craft holistic and tax-compliant solutions for asset protection, legacy planning, crypto-fiat integration, and liquidity management. Additionally, his forte includes assisting international clients separate business risks from their family fortunes, as well as in areas of art, emigration, family governance, and real estate. He has more than 20 years’ experience advising on a wide range of transactions spanning diverse jurisdictions. He is presently also a faculty member of Singapore’s Wealth Management Institute, lecturing on Trust Regulations and Practices. Benjamin was a recognised key lawyer in the 2020 Legal 500 Asia Pacific and served on the Law Society of Singapore’s Tax & Trust Committee for two terms. He was most recently the Head of Private Client at EY Law Singapore. Credentials include: MSc (Real Estate); LLB (Honours); Diploma in International Trust Management (Distinction); Diploma in Financial Management (ACCA); and Certificate in Life Insurance (SCI).

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Wealth Solutions & Wealth Planning

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