Charmaine Mirandilla selected to join The Women’s Foundation Mentoring Programme 2018-2019

We are delighted to announce that Assistant Marketing Manager Charmaine Mirandilla has been chosen as one of 50 high potential young women to receive one-on-one mentoring and extensive leadership training in The Women’s Foundation’s Mentoring Programme for 2018 to 2019. “The Mentoring Programme attracts hundreds…Read More


Legal update: Who is entitled to organise a funeral?

When someone dies, who is entitled to claim the body and to organise the funeral? This question was raised in the case of Re Estate of Lu Han Lung [2010] 3 HKLRD 651. In that case, the wife and eldest son of the deceased wanted…Read More


Tanner De Witt hosts first edition of TDW Tech Talks

On Thursday 25 October 2018, an audience of nearly 60 gathered in our office to attend the inaugural edition of Tanner De Witt Tech Talks, a series of events hosted by Corporate Commercial Partner Pádraig Walsh.  The topic of the talk was “Tokenising the ever-changing…Read More


Tanner De Witt celebrates 10 years of participating in Dress Pink Day

In celebration of Dress Pink Day 2018, please enjoy a selection of photos from our ten years of participation in this annual fundraiser. What is Dress Pink Day? On Dress Pink Day, people across Hong Kong wear pink to raise awareness and funds to support…Read More


Legal update: UK Supreme Court held no discrimination by bakery shop not producing cake with “Support Gay Marriage” message

The recent judgment handed down by the UK Supreme Court in the case of Lee v Ashers Baking Company Ltd & Others [2018] UKSC 49 (“Lee”) provided some important guidance concerning direct discrimination and how other competing rights should be weighed. In Lee, Mr. Lee…Read More


Tanner De Witt attends HKRU celebration of men’s Sevens wins

On 19 October 2018, Partner Eddie Look, Solicitors Herman Pang and Jonathan Yeung and Trainee Solicitor Joanne Lam attended a reception hosted by the Hong Kong Rugby Union (“HKRU”) to celebrate the recent Gold medal wins of the Hong Kong national men’s Sevens team in…Read More


Tanner De Witt supports The Hub HK’s Charity Ball 2018

We were delighted to support The HUB Hong Kong‘s 2018 Charity Ball, held at the Grand Hyatt Hong Kong on 19 October, as Bronze Sponsor. This year’s Ball was themed after recent hit film (and bestselling novel) Crazy Rich Asians, and attendees enjoyed celebrating Crazy…Read More


Padraig Walsh speaks at ZegalCon 2018

Corporate Commercial Partner Pádraig Walsh spoke at a ZegalCon 2018 seminar alongside Brian Elders, Founder of Crypto IB. Pádraig and Brian’s seminar was titled “Decoding Blockchain: Challenges and Opportunities from a Legal Perspective”, and presented the angle of a  conversation between a blockchain business owner and an…Read More


Mark Side judges ICC International Commercial Mediation Competition 2018

Partner Mark Side of our Litigation and Dispute Resolution practice recently had the opportunity to judge submissions at the ICC International Commercial Mediation Competition – HK. Winnie judged a preliminary round, while Mark judged one of the Semi-final rounds. In addition, Tanner De Witt was…Read More


Tanner De Witt Tech Talks: Tokenising the ever-changing world: Best practices in ICO

For our inaugural Tanner De Witt Tech Talk, we have a panel comprising: Brian Elders, Founder, Crypto IB Kevin Loo, Chief Strategy Officer, Crypt AM Loic Engelhard, Founder, PrivateMarket Technologies Pádraig Walsh, Partner, Tanner De Witt (moderator) Date: Thursday 25 October Time: 6:30 pm to…Read More


Jeff Lane attends FraudNet Meeting in Milan

Tanner De Witt Partner Jeff Lane recently attended FraudNet’s Conference and Meeting in Milan. Held over three days, the Meeting connects all FraudNet members from all over the globe. This year’s Milan meeting is the largest gathering of FraudNet members to date. About FraudNet FraudNet is an…Read More


Legal update: When do judges refer matters to prosecuting authorities and regulatory bodies for consideration of criminal behaviour or regulatory misconduct?

Introduction When judges learn of a possible crime or professional misconduct during the trial of a matter, they sometimes refer the factual issues to the Secretary for Justice (“SJ”) and/or regulatory bodies for further investigation. In most cases judges do not specify whether they are…Read More