Ong Sim Ho

LLB (Hons) (Lond)
B.Acc (Hons) (Nanyang Technological University)
Barrister-at-law, Lincoln’s Inn

T (65) 6804 7561

Sim Ho began his tax law career with the Inland Revenue Authority of Singapore where he advised the Authority principally on Corporate Income Tax, Goods and Services Tax, and tax treaty negotiations. Prior to establishing his boutique tax counsel practice, he was a senior director and Head of Tax and Private Client Services at Drew & Napier LLC.

Sim Ho is dual-qualified as a lawyer and Chartered Accountant. He is a barrister of England and Wales, called by Lincoln’s Inn, and an Advocate & Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Singapore. He is a Fellow Chartered Accountant in Singapore, member of the Singapore Institute of Directors, an Accredited Tax Advisor for Income Tax and GST of the Singapore Institute of Accredited Tax Professionals, an Alumni Advisory Board member at the Nanyang Business School, NTU, and a member of the Valuation Review Board. Sim Ho also sits on the board of AIA Singapore Pte Ltd and the Centre for Fathering Limited.

Sim Ho’s forte lies in the truly multi-disciplinary approach that he brings to his cases. His approach incorporates legal, finance, risk governance, and accounting perspectives. Sim Ho is also well recognised by clients and peers for his critical and rigorous legal analysis and conceptual thinking towards problem solving. During the past 20 years, he has built a substantive practice, focused in tax litigation and dispute resolution. Clients appreciate his willingness to make judgment calls when it comes to grey areas, as well as his extensive industry experience and commercial perspective.

Asia Pacific Legal 500
(2019, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009)

Chambers Asia
(2019, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010)

Asialaw Sole Leading Lawyer for Taxation (2018)

International Tax Review Tax Controversy Leaders Guide

Tax Director’s Handbook
(2015, 2014)