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Apr292016

Tanner De Witt supports the Christina Noble Children’s Foundation at the 2016 CNCF Ladies Long Lunch

Tanner De Witt continues to support the Christina Noble Children’s Foundation. Partners Kim Boreham and Pamela Mak hosted a table at the 6th Annual CNCF Rugby Sevens Ladies Long Lunch, a unique event that is designed to be genuinely fun and all for a powerful…Read More

Apr272016

NOTICE: The Draft Code of Practice for Employment Agencies

The Labour Department is conducting a consultation on a draft Code of Practice for Employment Agencies. Through promulgating the Code for the industry’s compliance, the Labour Department aims to promote professionalism and quality services in the employment agencies industry. Members of the public can obtain…Read More

Apr222016

Ancillary relief: the case of short marriage between young couples without children

The Court of Appeal judgement in AVT v VNT [2015] HKEC 1298 is a good example of the departure from equal sharing of matrimonial assets in the case of a short and childless marriage.  This case concerns a medium-sized estate and a comfortable standard of…Read More

Apr212016

Tanner De Witt wishes Queen Elizabeth II a very happy 90th birthday

For many of us who hail from Commonwealth countries around the world but live in Hong Kong, home can feel very far away. Therefore it is with extra special excitement that we celebrate this special day; the birthday of the longest reigning monarch of the…Read More

Apr192016

Legal update: The Child Abduction Legislation

The Child Abduction Legislation (Miscellaneous Amendments) Ordinance 2014 (the “Amendment Ordinance”) recently came into operation on 5 April 2016 to expand the scope of application of the current Child Abduction and Custody Ordinance (Cap 512) (“CACO”) to strengthen the powers of the courts and law…Read More