Ivan is a highly regarded trusted advisor to international and US domestic families and family offices, leaders in business and the arts, entrepreneurs, investors, and fiduciaries. He is the head of the Withers' Family Office Group and a member of the firm's Latin American and Asia-Pacific Groups. He was also the global chairperson of Withersworldwide from July 2013 to July 2019. Ivan's extensive experience in Latin America includes providing guidance on tax-efficient investment structures and advising on the tax implications of cross-border transactions. He counsels families and entrepreneurs on structuring their closely held business interests, family offices and charitable foundations, the design and administration of trusts and estates, and comprehensive risk management, governance and succession planning. Ivan is also frequently called upon to advise banks and trust companies on fiduciary matters. He has been a member and lecturer for STEP for over twenty years and is ranked in Chambers High Net Worth, Private Client Global Elite, Super Lawyers, Best Lawyers and other leading lawyer lists.