29Apr2016

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

27Apr2016

Legal update: 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

22Apr2016

Legal update: 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

21Apr2016

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

19Apr2016

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

15Apr2016

TMA Race Night – Wednesday 20 April at Happy Valley Racecourse

The Hong Kong Chapter of TMA (Turnaround Management Association) will hold a Race Night on Wednesday 20 April at Happy Valley Racecourse. This event is jointly sponsored by Tanner De Witt and Mayer Brown JSM. Find out more here. Event date: Wednesday 20 April Time:…Read More

08Apr2016

Tanner De Witt proud supporter of Hong Kong Women’s 7s 2016

Tanner De Witt, proud gold sponsor of the HKRU Domestic League Referees, was pleased to see the HK Women’s Rugby Sevens Referees 2016 in their kit at the tournament yesterday with the Tanner De Witt logo on the front – it was an unexpected bonus…Read More

06Apr2016

Congratulations to historic competitive league win by ESF Lions Under 11s

The ESF Lions Under 11 Premiership boys team, sponsored by Tanner De Witt, have made ESF History by becoming the first ESF Lions team to win a competitive league. This was the first season they entered the Hong Kong Junior Football League. Having lost the…Read More

05Apr2016

Legal update: Children’s Dispute Resolution in Hong Kong

Children’s Dispute Resolution, Practice Direction 15.13 becomes a permanent feature of Hong Kong Family Court practice. The Pilot Scheme on Children’s Dispute Resolution which began on 3 October 2012 came to an end on 31 March 2016 with Practice Direction 15.13 being formally adopted from…Read More

01Apr2016

Legal update: The Collaborative Divorce: A new approach

Is the collaborative approach right for you? Do you trust yourself and your partner to prioritise the needs of your family? Do you trust yourself and your partner to be open about your financial situation? Are you able to communicate with your partner openly and…Read More