29Jun2017

Tanner De Witt attend China-Israel Investment Summit 2017 in Zhuhai

Tanner De Witt Partners Edmond Leung and River Stone attended the 2017 3rd China-Israel Investment Summit this week in Zhuhai.  The China-Israel Investment Summit is the premiere facilitator of cross border collaboration between Israel and China. Delegates from the fields of Medical Devices, Agritech, Cleantech, Internet,…Read More

23Jun2017

Tanner De Witt supports Philippine Association of Hong Kong’s Charity Ball 2017 as Bronze Sponsor

Tanner De Witt was pleased to support the Philippine Association of Hong Kong’s Charity Ball and Concert on Saturday 17th June as Bronze Sponsor.  Partners Robin Darton, Tim Drew and Eddie Look attended to show support for this charity fundraiser, which raised funds for three…Read More

22Jun2017

Tanner De Witt gold sponsor of 2017 Singapore Insolvency Conference

We are very pleased to be Gold Sponsor of this year’s 2017 Singapore Insolvency Conference. Partners Ian De Witt and Robin Darton and solicitor Veronica Chan will attend from Hong Kong. The 2017 Singapore Insolvency Conference is a forum for  Restructuring and Insolvency professionals in…Read More

16Jun2017

Q&A with Tim Au – Restructuring and Insolvency Lawyer

Tim Au joined Tanner De Witt in 2012 after gaining a Juris Doctor degree and a PCLL from the Chinese University of Hong Kong. He works with the Restructuring and Insolvency team and is a member of  International Women’s Insolvency & Restructuring Confederation (IWIRC) and Turnaround Management Association…Read More

15Jun2017

Legal update: Is your will your will?

Ilott v Mitson [2017] UKSC 17 – update Background This case was previously featured in a post entitled “Is your will your will?“. The case concerned the Will left by a Mrs. Jackson after her death in June 2004. Mrs. Jackson was survived by her only…Read More

15Jun2017

Robin Darton joins Forum on International Enforcement of Judgements & Awards in London

Partner Robin Darton was selected and personally invited this week to participate in a Cambridge Forum on the International Enforcement of Judgements & Awards (FIEJA) at Pennyhill Park Hotel in Surrey, United Kingdom. The Forum’s Steering Committee welcomes up to 44 specialists in the area…Read More

14Jun2017

Tanner De Witt hosts Welsh Guards visiting Hong Kong to support the Queen’s Birthday Celebrations

Tanner De Witt was pleased to be invited by the British Legion to host three members of the Welsh Guard for lunch at The Hong Kong Club on Wednesday 14 June. The Guards were in Hong Kong representing the British Army and participating in the…Read More

14Jun2017

Legal update: Court confirms tort of harassment in Hong Kong

In 2013, the case of Lau Tat Wai v Yip Lai Kuen Joey established the tort of harassment as a part of the common law in Hong Kong, in order to (quoting the Judge) “protect the people of Hong Kong who live in a small…Read More

12Jun2017

Tanner De Witt Legal Secretary Role – Litigation (3+ years’ experience)

Tanner De Witt seeks a pro-active, organised, enthusiastic and experienced candidate to join our law firm’s Litigation and Dispute Resolution Practice as Legal Secretary. Responsibilities: Provide legal secretarial support to a team of Litigation and Dispute Resolution lawyers; Update and maintain filing systems; Coordinate meetings…Read More

09Jun2017

Legal update: Can regulated ‘offenders’ treat a criminal conviction as a ‘spent conviction’?

Section 2 of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Ordinance Cap 297 (“ROO”) is a godsend for offenders convicted for the first time and sentenced to a fine of less than HK$10,000 or to imprisonment of 3 months or less. An offender is entitled to treat the…Read More

08Jun2017

Legal update: Who is a “child of the family”?

Who is a “child of the family”? LNL v HPYA [2016] 3 HKLRD 261 The main issue before the Court in this case was whether the child, CH, was a child of the family. The determination of this question was relevant to whether the husband…Read More

08Jun2017

Happy World Oceans Day!

Happy World Oceans Day from all of us here at Tanner De Witt! This year’s theme for World Oceans Day is “Our Oceans, Our Future”. The theme is especially poignant, as nearly half of the world’s population is now under 25 years old. It is vital…Read More