Sophia Chan

Sophia Chan

Partner, PwC Hong Kong

Sophia Chan joined PwC Hong Kong in 2001. She is a Tax Partner specialised in Hong Kong and international tax. Sophia completed her 2-year secondment in the International Tax Services division of the New York office of PwC US working in outbound investments and spin-off exercises of US multinationals involving Asia. 

Sophia has extensive experience in advising clients from Hong Kong and international tax aspects. These include corporate and operation structuring for initial public offering, cross-border transactions, tax due diligence review and tax dispute and resolution. In recent years, Sophia also helps her multinational clients with global business presences to prepare for the rollout of BEPS 2.0 and is one of the firm’s task force members for Pillar 2. She is also a frequent speaker in public seminars on tax topics including BEPS, digital economy and etc.

Sophia’s clients are mainly from Consumer Markets and Technology Sectors and she has worked on various tax consulting projects of these clients including:

  • Assisted multinational corporations to assess the impact of BEPS Pillar 2 to their groups and plan for restructuring of their business models and holding structures to prepare for the changes;
  • Acted as a sell-side tax advisor for a multinational logistic client in a significant merger and acquisition transaction of over HK$20 billion and the pre and post deal restructuring;
  • Assisted a multinational retail client to resolve its cross border tax dispute on licensing arrangement;
  • Assisted a Swiss luxury watch brand to restructure its global supply chain to improve cost and tax efficiency;
  • Assisted an e-commerce retailer to deal with its worldwide indirect tax matters; and
  • Carried out buyer / vendor tax due diligence reviews as well as pre and post-deal restructuring.

Sophia obtained her Bachelor of Business Administration degree and Professional Diploma in China Accounting, Finance, Taxation and Law from the Chinese University of Hong Kong in 2001 and 2007 respectively. She is a Fellow Member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants and a member of the Taxation Institute of Hong Kong.

Contact details

Tel: +[852] 2289 3628


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