Mr Ong 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.
Mr Ong 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 Singapore Institute of Directors, an Accredited Tax Advisor for Income Tax and GST of Singapore Institute of Accredited Tax Professionals, member of NBS Alumni Advisory Board, and member of Valuation Review Board. Mr Ong also sits on the Board of AIA Singapore Pte Ltd.
Mr Ong'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. He 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, Mr Ong has built a substantive practice-focus in tax litigation and dispute resolution. He also has expertise in oil and gas matters. Clients appreciate his willingness to make judgment calls when it comes to grey areas, as well as his extensive industry experience and commercial perspective.