Tanner De Witt hosts lunch for Jakarta Komodos U16 Girls Rugby Team

We had the pleasure of hosting a lunch for the Jakarta Komodos Rugby Football Club (JKRFC’s) U16 Girls Rugby Team at Peak Cafe Bar yesterday. The Komodos were in Hong Kong to play in the DB Pirates All Girls Beach Festival, which was held at…Read More


Tanner De Witt sponsors DB Pirates International All Girls Beach Festival 2018

Asia’s Largest All Girls Beach Rugby Festival! Tanner De Witt was proud to sponsor the DB Pirates International All Girls Beach Festival 2018 held at Tai Pak Beach in Discovery Bay. More than 500 girls and ladies competed across four large pitches for the coveted…Read More


Russell Bennett gives 2018 talk on key issues for recruiters

On the morning of Thursday 25 January, the Harcourt Suite of the Hong Kong Club was filled to the brim with 35 recruitment professionals for a talk by Employment Partner Russell Bennett. Entitled Key Employment Issues for Recruiters, this is the second year that Russell has made this…Read More


Legal update: SFC bans former Investment Counsellor for taking confidential client lists

The Securities and Futures Commission (“SFC”) announced on 22 January 2018 that under section 196(1)(iii) of the Securities and Futures Ordinance (“SFO”) it has banned former DBS Bank employee Mr Chan Wai-Nun from re-entering the industry for a period of 6 months, on the grounds…Read More


Legal update: Ex-lover jailed for posting explicit video in revenge of breakup

In a recent District Court case (HKSAR v Wong Ngai Sang), a 23-year-old male was sentenced to 20 months’ imprisonment for posting secretly filmed sexual footage of himself and his ex-lover onto the internet. The defendant and the victim, Miss X, met at work and…Read More


Ian De Witt speaks at the IBA Law Firm Management Conference

Partner Ian De Witt recently spoke on a panel at the IBA Law Firm Management Conference, which was held on 18 to 19 January at the Mandarin Oriental Hong Kong. Ian’s panel, “Using technology to enhance efficiency and meet client needs more closely – will innovative fee structures…Read More


Legal update: Liquidators in the Labour Tribunal

To prevent legal costs making it prohibitive for employees to pursue claims relating to their employment, lawyers are not able to represent clients in Labour Tribunal proceedings.  Where a party is a company, under Hong Kong law, only an “officer or servant” of that company…Read More


Tanner De Witt’s referee kit in action!

As some of you may know, in 2015 we signed on as Gold Sponsor of the Hong Kong Society for Referees for the domestic rugby league. We committed to a three-year sponsorship period to show our support for this integral part of sporting: referees must…Read More


Edmond Leung to speak at TTN Hong Kong Tax Conference

Partner Edmond Leung will be speaking at this year’s Transnational Tax Network Hong Kong Tax Conference. Held at The Park Lane Hotel in Causeway Bay on 5 February, the Conference is one of three worldwide conferences that TTN is hosting this year, with Miami and…Read More


Ian De Witt to speak at IBA Law Firm Management Conference

Partner Ian De Witt will speak at the upcoming IBA Law Firm Management Conference: Growth Prospects for Law Firms in Asia. The Conference will be held at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel on 18 and 19 January. Ian will speak on the panel, “Using technology to enhance…Read More


Tanner De Witt wins Pro Bono Awards from Law Society of HK

Partner Joanne Brown, Consultant Philip Swainston and Solicitor Rowan Varty represented Tanner De Witt at the Pro Bono and Community Service Award Presentation Ceremony, which was held at the Department of Justice on 13 December 2017. We are pleased to announce that we won a Bronze…Read More