Greetings from Tanner De Witt 2015

Tanner De Witt wishes you a prosperous and joyous Christmas and New Year.


Tanner De Witt proud sponsor of Hong Kong Rugby’s domestic league referees

As part of our ongoing commitment to supporting local organisations in the region, we are delighted to announce that we are the official gold sponsor of the Hong Kong Society for Referees for the domestic rugby league on a three year sponsorship contract beginning 2015….Read More


Legal update: The Competition Ordinance – Leniency Policy

INTRODUCTION The Competition Ordinance (Cap 619) (the “Ordinance”) came into force on 14 December 2015.  Since our previous overview of the Ordinance (click here), the Competition Commission (the “Commission”) and the Competition Tribunal (the “Tribunal”) have been formally established.  The Enforcement Policy published by the…Read More


Tanner De Witt grows litigation and corporate capabilities

Tanner De Witt is delighted to welcome two new staff. Commercial litigator Derek Cheuk and corporate solicitor Katherine Ng joined in recent months to strengthen our commercial litigation and our corporate practice areas. Katherine is working under partners Eddie Look, Tim Drew and Edmond Leung…Read More


Congratulations to Mae Lim on ten years with the firm

Tanner De Witt would like to congratulate legal secretary Mae Lim on her ten year anniversary with the firm. As Mark Side‘s secretary and right hand woman, Mae has been a pleasure to work with over the past decade and been a central part of…Read More


Asialaw 2016 rankings announced

Asialaw has announced its 2016 rankings for Hong Kong law firms and Tanner De Witt is pleased to be highly recommended for several of its primary practice areas; dispute resolution, restructuring and insolvency and labour and employment. We are also recommended for our corporate/M&A practice….Read More


Tanner De Witt takes home a Bronze Award for its pro bono work

Partner Russell Bennett of our Employment practice represented Tanner De Witt at the Law Society of Hong Kong Pro Bono and Community Service Award presentation ceremony on Friday 4th December. The ceremony took place at the High Court and awards were handed out by Vice…Read More


ESF Lions player scores double hat trick!

Tanner De Witt would like to congratulate Alex Gannon, one of the ESF Lions Academy players, who recently scored 6 goals in one HKFA Youth League match. Tanner De Witt is proud sponsor of the ESF Lions Youth Football Programme which has been providing after…Read More


Legal update: Tax update: Hong Kong is removed from Italy’s blacklists

Following the tax treaty between Italy and Hong Kong that was entered into on 14th January 2013, Italy removed Hong Kong from its list of non-cooperative tax jurisdictions (also know as “Italian blacklists”) on 30th November 2015. It is expected that this development will boost…Read More


WAGs Golf Day raises money for Hong Kong charity Sailability

Partners Mark Side, Jeff Lane, Anthony Hill and Phil Swainston participated in the 2015 WAGS Charity Golf Day in Kau Sai Chau in Sai Kung on Friday 27th November to raise money for children’s charity Sailability. This was the 8th annual event that selects a…Read More


Tanner De Witt seeks Corporate Commercial Lawyer 1-3+ PQE

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


Supporting Pathfinders in 1940s style

Tanner De Witt was pleased to support the Pathfinders Annual Ball held at Ed1tus in Wong Chuk Hang on Saturday 21st November. Partners and heads of our family practice Mark Side and Joanne Brown attended to show support for this charity fundraiser which raised a…Read More