Trust Services

Peter Milnes
Jill Carpenter

Building on its reputation as the top wealth management centre in the Asia Pacific region, Singapore continues to attract foreign wealth and wealthy families to its shores and with that comes the offshore trust and law service providers and specialists, making Singapore one of the leading trust centres in the world.

Rawlinson & Hunter Singapore is well positioned to provide advice on trust structuring and trust formation, be it Singapore law trust, or a trust in the law of a jurisdiction in which we have an office. We have the know-how to provide solutions to meet your requirements and needs.

In essence, a trust is created once a settlor (donor) transfers his/her assets (in the form of cash, investments, stocks and shares, art collections, jewellery etc.) over to the trustees, who now own the assets legally and who hold the trust assets in trust for the beneficiaries. The trustees manage and administer the trust assets through the legally binding instrument called the “trust deed”.

Ever since trusts were introduced from the days of the Crusades, for the protection of land left behind by travelling sailors, the English concept of trust has evolved significantly over the centuries and the common use of trusts today is wealth management asset protection and succession planning. As would be expected from Rawlinson & Hunter, our Singapore office has an in-depth understanding of all aspects of trust structures and functions, including:

  • Estate Planning
  • Assets protection
  • Family succession planning and transfer of wealth for future generations
  • Forced heirship rules
  • As a will substitute and to avoid probate upon death
  • To provide for charity and non-charity funding or donations
  • Tax
  • Trust Accounting
  • Fund Accounting & Administration

R&H Trust Co (Singapore) Pte Ltd is licenced and regulated by the Monetary Authority of Singapore.

Rawlinson & Hunter (Singapore) Pte Ltd

R&H Trust Co. (Singapore) Pte. Limited

#09-01

63 Market Street

Singapore 048942

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