Senior Vice President | Maples Group
Ms. Sofia Shen is a senior vice president at Maples Group. She specialises in using trusts, private trust companies, foundations and offshore structures to help high net worth families achieve family succession, estate and tax planning and philanthropic objectives. Sofia also assists companies with designing and implementing employee benefit trust structures. Sofia is a recognised thought leader and has authored several articles on the use of various trust structures.
Prior to joining Maples Group, Sofia worked as a US tax lawyer at an international US law firm in Hong Kong. Whilst at the law firm, Sofia advised high net worth clients on trust formation and restructuring, family business succession, charitable giving and US estate, gift and income tax matters.
Sofia is an attorney admitted in New York State. She is a member of the New York State Bar Association – Tax Section, the American Bar Association – Estate and Gift Tax Committee and a member of the Society of Trusts and Estate Practitioners. Sofia speaks Mandarin, Shanghainese and English.