27Apr2022

Hong Kong Wage Subsidy Update – Overview of Employment Support Scheme 2022

The full details of the new round of the Employment Support Scheme (“ESS 2022”) have been announced by the Hong Kong Government. Under the ESS 2022, the eligible Employers may apply for wage subsidies in respect of the relevant employees during the subsidy period from…Read More

26Apr2022

Tanner De Witt is seeking a Junior IT Support Technician

Tanner De Witt is seeking a candidate to join us as a Junior IT Support Technician. Key requirements Maintain incident ownership through the incident lifecycle to satisfactory Customer resolution. Experience in installing, maintaining, and troubleshooting hardware and software. Experience in diagnosing, reporting, and resolving or…Read More

21Apr2022

Tanner De Witt’s Family Practice ranked  and Joanne Brown recommended as Leading Family and Divorce Lawyer in Doyle’s Guide Hong Kong.

We are pleased to announce Partner and Head of the Family Practice at Tanner De Witt, Joanne Brown has again been  recommended in Doyle’s Guide Hong Kong as a “Leading Family & Divorce Lawyer” 2022 . Along with Adrian Au who was listed as one…Read More

21Apr2022

Data breach: Lessons from a recent investigation report in Hong Kong

Investigation reports from the Privacy Commissioner are spilled milk stories that serve as salutary reminders to the mortals among us that there but for the grace of God, go we. This came to the fore again in the investigation report published by the Office of…Read More

20Apr2022

Adrian Au ranked as 2022 Hong Kong Family Law Rising Stars

Tanner De Witt’s Family Practice Associate Adrian Au has been listed as one of Hong Kong’s ‘Family Law Rising Stars’ in Doyle’s Guide 2022 which identifies future leading lawyers within Family Law. Joanne Brown, Partner and Head of the Family Practice at Tanner De Witt says:  “Adrian is a skilled and empathetic lawyer who always goes the…Read More

19Apr2022

Executors’ Power over Administration of an Estate

Recent High Court case Lam Man Cheung v Lam Man Yin [2022] HKCFI 866 concerns a dispute between executors and a beneficiary of an estate. The beneficiary, who is entitled to 40% interest of a property, requested the executors to execute an assent to vest…Read More

14Apr2022

Happy Easter 2022!

We have concluded our digital Easter Egg Hunt for 2022. Many thanks to everyone who participated and congratulations to the winner! The team at Tanner De Witt wishes you a Happy Easter! To get the (remote) festivities started, the Easter Bunny has hidden five Easter…Read More

08Apr2022

Refinements of the new round of Employment Support Scheme

The HKSAR Government first announced a new round of Employment Support Scheme (the “ESS 2022”) on 18 March 2022. Having consulted the relevant stakeholders, the Government stated on 8 April 2022 that it will launch a ‘perfected version’ of the ESS 2022 by relaxing some…Read More

08Apr2022

Marketing Assistant (3+ years’ experience)

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 will be responsible for providing a range of support to the…Read More

07Apr2022

The end of the blame game in divorce in England and Wales, and what it means for Hong Kong

The Divorce, Dissolution and Separation Act (2020) (the “Act”) came into force on 6 April 2022 in England and Wales, allowing couples to divorce without assigning blame, or what is often called ‘no-fault divorce’. What it means Before this significant reform, one spouse had to…Read More