Tanner De Witt supports Remembrance Day with Poppy Day Appeal in Hong Kong

Tanner De Witt is a firm that believes in tradition and we are proud to support the Poppy Appeal for Remembrance Day 2015. About Remembrance Day The poppy is the emblem of Remembrance Day (also known as Poppy Day) which is a day to remember…Read More


Robin Darton chairs opening session at Hong Kong’s 2015 TMA Symposium

Tanner De Witt was delighted to participate in the 2015 TMA Symposium which took place on Friday 23rd October in Hong Kong. Robin Darton chaired the first session entitled The NPL Portfolio Investment Cycle in the PRC: from Origination to Exit alongside Clement Sun, Director…Read More


Tanner De Witt expands its team in Hong Kong

We are delighted to announce that Anthony Marrin joined our Litigation and Dispute Resolution department in May 2015. Anthony qualified as a solicitor in Hong Kong in 2012 and previously worked at a domestic firm in their commercial litigation division. Anthony is passionate about cricket…Read More


Financial non-disclosure in divorce proceedings: consent order risk.

On 14 October 2015, the UK Supreme Court handed down two landmark decisions, Gohil and Sharland, overturning two wives’ financial settlement consent orders made in divorce proceedings due to their husbands’ deliberate non-disclosure of assets. The decisions serve as warnings to any divorcing spouse who…Read More


Asialaw recommends Tanner De Witt in its 2015 guide to the leading domestic law firms

Asialaw profiles, The Guide to Asia-Pacific’s Leading Domestic Law Firms has highlighted eight practice areas at Tanner De Witt: Corporate/M&A, Dispute Resolution, Insurance, Intellectual Property, Labour & Employment, Private Equity, Restructuring & Insolvency and Shipping, Maritime & Aviation. Those in bold have also been highly…Read More


Tanner De Witt supports Hong Kong Cancer Fund with Dress Pink Day 2015

Tanner De Witt is committed to supporting important local and international causes. This week – despite having a number of staff absences due to the public holiday – we nevertheless managed a great turnout of ‘Dress in Pink’ supporters to raise awareness of and support…Read More


Legal update: Hong Kong Insolvency Law – in need of its own restructuring?

The purpose of this short note is not to conduct a detailed critique of the law in Hong Kong in this very broad and complex area but to provide a brief sketch as to certain of the challenges faced by industry professionals and what steps…Read More


Registration of foreign judgments in Hong Kong

Foreign judgments can be enforced in Hong Kong by one of two means: Through the Statutory Registration Scheme; or At common law Statutory Registration Scheme Hong Kong has signed reciprocal enforcement agreements with a number of countries, allowing for the enforcement of judgments between jurisdictions…Read More


Robin Darton chairs session at TMA Symposium in Hong Kong

Tanner De Witt’s Robin Darton sits on the organising committee of and will chair the first session at Turnaround Management Association’s second annual Symposium in Hong Kong on October 23 2015 to be held at Latham & Watkins’ offices. This symposium will involve discussions between…Read More


LMG’s Women in Business Awards shortlists us for best independent Hong Kong firm

Euromoney Legal Media Group’s Asia Women in Business Awards has shortlisted Tanner De Witt for best independent Hong Kong law firm. Tanner De Witt is a female friendly firm; we maintain a consistently positive attitude to female members of staff and understand the importance of…Read More


Tanner De Witt recognised by IFLR 1000’s Financial and Corporate Rankings 2016

We are pleased to announce that Tanner De Witt has achieved a Tier 1 ranking for Insolvency and Restructuring and has been recognised for its Corporate and Commercial and Financial services regulatory practice areas in the 2016 edition of the IFLR rankings. The IFLR1000 – The…Read More


Legal update: Reciprocal Enforcement of Arbitral Awards between Hong Kong and Mainland China

Pre-1997 Pre-1997, the mutual enforcement of arbitral awards between the Mainland and Hong Kong was carried out by way of the New York Convention on the Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Arbitral Awards. The convention ceased to apply once Hong Kong became a Special Administrative…Read More