Irving is a dual-qualified attorney (New York and Singapore) with more than 18 years’ experience in tax and investment fund.
Irving’s broad tax practice covers international tax, corporate income tax, value added tax, and tax controversies in Singapore and in the Asia-Pacific region. He advises and supports clients from a plethora of sectors and industries, including technology companies, financial institutions, life science companies, energy companies, and family offices, on complex domestic and cross-border tax issues and transactions. He also regularly advises international organizations and national governments on tax law and tax policy matters.
Irving Aw is one of the foremost legal minds in the Singapore tax scene. He possesses a legal intellect that far surpasses his peers… and is always able to give workable options in all our tax dealings with him. Irving is always excellent to work with!
In his other practice area of investment funds, Irving has worked extensively on both upstream fund formation and downstream transactional mandates. He represents fund sponsors and mangers in the legal and tax structuring and formation of private funds across a wide range of investment strategies, as well as supports the legal and tax aspects of the investment and divestment activities of such funds.
Irving is recognized for his tax law expertise by Chambers, The Legal 500, International Tax Review, and AsiaLaw, and is the winner of the 2022 Lexology Client Choice Award for Corporate Tax in Singapore.
Irving is indisputably every client's top choice as the go-to tax law advisor given his strong technical skills and his dedication to provide the best solution even in complex situations.