Legal update: Government launches public consultation on draft Children’s Bill

Further to our article posted on November 20th 2015 entitled “Long-awaited Children’s Bill coming soon to Hong Kong“, we are pleased to announce that the Hong Kong Government launched a four month public consultation on November 25th 2015 in order to gauge the public’s views…Read More


Tanner De Witt seeks Insolvency and Restructuring Lawyer 5+ PQE

THIS POSITION HAS BEEN FILLED. WE ARE NO LONGER ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS. Tanner De Witt is a Hong Kong business law firm, which provides legal services to clients worldwide who have business interests in Hong Kong, China and the Asia Pacific Region. Our renowned Insolvency and…Read More


Tanner De Witt listed in ALB’s Top 50 Largest Law Firms rankings

Tanner De Witt is delighted to be listed by Asian Legal Business in their 2015 Asia’s Top 50 Largest Law Firms table in the Hong Kong Domestic firms section. This ranking is based on size and number of lawyers and we are proud to be…Read More


Tanner De Witt supports largest student led movement in Asia – 24 hour race

Tanner De Witt is proud supporter of The 24 Hour Race which took place in Hong Kong on the weekend of 14th and 15th November. Consultant Philip Swainston‘s son Mark Swainston took part in this tough physical challenge. His team from Island School came an…Read More


Legal update: Long-awaited Children’s Bill coming soon to Hong Kong

The law in Hong Kong that protects children experiencing divorce and other family issues has been discussed and debated for years. Improvements have been made but no concrete Children’s Bill has been passed. Following the well-attended Third Children’s Forum held recently by CIF HK at…Read More


Legal update: The Serious Risks and Consequences of Using False Academic Credentials – “Fit and Proper”

Introduction Hong Kong’s success as one of the most developed financial hubs in the world is attributable in great part to its well-established financial institutions, which safeguard the integrity of the market and protect the interest of investors big and small. The “Fit and Proper”…Read More


Tanner De Witt proud to support Discovery Bay Run raising funds for Food Angel

Tanner De Witt was proud sponsor of the DB Run for Charity held on Saturday 14th November. 2015 Charity – Food Angel Food Angel is a food rescue and food assistance program launched in 2011 by Bo Charity Foundation with the mission of “WASTE NOT,…Read More


Hiring Foreign Domestic Helpers in Hong Kong: Pitfalls and Misconceptions

In Hong Kong when most people mention “helpers” they actually mean a “Foreign Domestic Helper” (“FDH”) employed from overseas via a recruitment agency or directly via an advertisement or referrals. In order to employ a FDH and obtain a work visa for that employment, the…Read More


FraudNet Hong Kong representative Jeff Lane wins several accolades

Tanner De Witt Partner Jeff Lane has been recommended by several legal publications recently. The sole representative of the International Chamber of Commerce’s organisation FraudNet, Jeff is one of the most highly regarded fraud and asset recovery lawyers in Hong Kong. FraudNet biography Jeff Lane…Read More


The Legal 500 2016 rankings are announced for Asia Pacific

Tanner De Witt is delighted to be recommended in The Asia Pacific Legal 500 Guide 2016 for its four main practice areas; corporate and commercial, labour and employment, restructuring and insolvency and litigation and dispute resolution. Some key changes to the rankings this year have…Read More


Tanner De Witt lawyers selected by Who’s Who Legal 2016

Four Tanner De Witt partners have been recognised by Who’s Who Legal as leaders in their field in the soon to be published 2016 edition of their rankings. Lawyers are selected for the rankings based upon a thorough, independent survey with general counsel and private…Read More


Happy Diwali 2015 from Tanner De Witt!

Tanner De Witt wishes you a very happy Diwali this year with plenty of peace and prosperity!