30Jun2021

Marketing Assistant (3+ years’ experience)

THIS POSITION HAS BEEN FILLED. WE ARE NO LONGER ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS. Job Description Excellent opportunity for junior marketing candidate with at least three years of experience (preferably at least one in a law firm) looking to build their skills in a broad marketing role. You…Read More

25Jun2021

High Court rules Housing Authority policy amounts to unlawful discrimination against same-sex spouses

In another step forward for same-sex rights in Hong Kong, the High Court today handed down a judgment confirming that the Housing Authority’s policy excluding same-sex married couples from their Home Ownership Scheme (“HOS”) amounts to unlawful discrimination on the ground of sexual orientation. The…Read More

22Jun2021

Tanner De Witt Seeks a General Manager

THIS POSITION HAS BEEN FILLED. WE ARE NO LONGER ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS. Tanner De Witt is seeking an experienced candidate to join us as our General Manager, to lead up the administrative functions of the firm and to work with the partners of the firm. Key…Read More

15Jun2021

Legal update: Reciprocal enforcement of civil judgments of matrimonial and family cases in Hong Kong and Mainland China

Attempts to enforce civil judgments in family cases between Hong Kong and Mainland China have faced many difficulties in the past, despite Hong Kong’s reunification in 1997. With a view to promote further legal cooperation between the borders, on 20 June 2017, the Supreme People’s…Read More

08Jun2021

Data Breach Response: Managing Liability

The stakes are high after a data breach. There is a clear and present danger of legal liability. In this article, Pádraig Walsh from the Privacy and Cybersecurity practice group of Tanner De Witt provides guidance on managing liability following a data breach. The primary…Read More

04Jun2021

New licensing regime for Virtual Asset Service Providers: The Consultation Conclusions

On 21 May 2021, the Financial Service and the Treasury Bureau (“FSTB”) published the conclusions to the consultation on legislative proposals to enhance anti-money laundering and counter-terrorist financing (“AML/CTF”) regulation in Hong Kong.  We reported on the key points of the consultation for virtual asset…Read More

03Jun2021

Tanner De Witt seeks Receptionist

THIS POSITION HAS BEEN FILLED. WE ARE NO LONGER ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS. We are looking for a pro-active, organised, enthusiastic and experienced candidate to join our law firm as a receptionist.  Successful candidates should be able to work collaboratively as a member of a team and…Read More

01Jun2021

Kim Boreham moves from partner to consultant

We are pleased to announce that from 1 June 2021 Kim Boreham has changed roles and become a consultant at our firm. We are delighted that Kim will remain an integral part of the firm and are pleased to continue to support Kim’s career. This…Read More