28Oct2021

Legal Update: The High Court confirms and restates the employer’s right to terminate under contractual provisions, and the limited effect on that right of the implied duty of trust and confidence in employment contracts

The Duty The implied duty of mutual trust and confidence (the “Duty”) was first recognised in the UK case of Malik v BCCI [1998] AC 20 and was later adopted by the Hong Kong Courts in Evelyn Semana Bachicha v Poon Shiu Man Henry (CACV…Read More

22Oct2021

Legal update: Hong Kong High Court upholds a six-month non-compete clause

The Hong Kong High Court has recently upheld and enforced a six-month non-compete clause in BFAM Partners (Hong Kong) Limited v Gareth John Mills and Segantii Capital Management Limited [2021] HKCFI 2904, granting an injunction in favour of the applicant former employer, BFAM. Background BFAM, a company…Read More

22Oct2021

Company Secretary Assistant

THIS POSITION HAS BEEN FILLED. WE ARE NO LONGER ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS.  We are seeking an experienced company secretary assistant to join the firm.  Working within the corporate commercial department, you will undertake company secretarial matters including but not limited to incorporation of Hong Kong companies,…Read More

11Oct2021

Tanner De Witt seeks a Billing Assistant

Billing Assistant Job Highlights Provide secretarial support to a team Update and maintain filing system Coordinate meetings and schedule daily activities Job Description Responsibilities:  Assist the billing system, maintain the system date up-to-date with high level of accuracy Conduct conflict search and circulate Keep record/update…Read More

06Oct2021

Press release: Tanner De Witt further grows commercial and regulatory practice with appointment of consultant Munenori Kaku

Click here to read the Japanese translation of this press release. Tanner De Witt confirms the appointment of senior commercial and regulatory lawyer Munenori (Muny) Kaku as a Consultant with the firm’s Corporate and Commercial practice. The appointment was effective Monday 20 September 2021. Muny,…Read More