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Deacons strengthens private clients & property practice with new Partner promotion

Reinforcing the continued growth of the firm’s private clients & property business

Deacons, Hong Kong’s longest established and largest independent law firm, is pleased to announce the promotion of Tana Chan from the Private Clients & Property practice group to the firm’s partnership, effective from 1 January 2024. This strategic move further reinforces the firm’s capabilities in this vital area.

Lilian Chiang, Senior Partner and Head of Private Clients & Property Practice Group, Deacons said: “It gives me great pleasure to welcome Tana to our partnership, Tana’s exceptional knowledge and experience make her a valuable addition to our esteemed partnership bench, and we look forward to her continued contributions and success in this elevated role. This appointment reflects Deacons’ enduring commitment and dedication to delivering top-quality services to our clients. It highlights our firm’s continued focus on cultivating a thriving private clients & property practice and fostering longstanding relationships in this area.”

This appointment brings the total number of Partners at Deacons to 56. This announcement further cements the firm’s position as Hong Kong’s largest leading law firm.

Key details of the new Partner appointment:

Tana Chan, Partner, Private Clients & Property Practice Group

Tana specialises in private clients practice including wealth, later-life and succession planning, wills, probate and estate administration. She has extensive experience in advising both private and corporate clients in a broad range of legal issues relating to wills, probate and inheritance of wealth, and providing comprehensive legal services to individuals to ensure smooth transfer of family wealth. Tana’s expertise lies in will preparation, handling local and foreign grant applications, administration and distribution of estates with multi-jurisdictional elements, and advising on enduring powers of attorney, advance directives, will trusts and succession matters in Hong Kong. Tana also speaks on succession-related topics in seminars for clients and wealth management industry.

Admitted as a Greater Bay Area Lawyer in 2023, Tana often assists clients from Mainland China with cross-border succession matters in Hong Kong. She is fluent in English, Cantonese and Mandarin.

Key Contacts

Tana Chan

Partner | Private Clients & Property

Email or call +852 2825 9370

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Private Wealth, Real Estate

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