Another Reason to have a Will – Inter Vivos Gift

It is not uncommon for a parent to transfer properties and assets to their children as an advancement or a gift on the marriage of the children during their lifetime. However, if subsequently the parent dies intestate with only surviving children, the distribution of the…Read More


Hong Kong Court sets aside ex parte order to enforce Mainland Chinese arbitral award on the grounds of material non-disclosure but re-grants order for enforcement on an inter partes basis

Summary In Lin Chien Hsiung v Lin Hsiu Fen[1], the Hong Kong Court of First Instance (“CFI”): (a) set aside an ex parte order for enforcement of an arbitral award (the “Award”)issued by Shanghai Arbitration Commission ( “SAC”); but (b) subsequently exercised its discretion to…Read More


Difficulties members of the LGBTIQ+ community face in the context of family law legislation and practice in Hong Kong

On Wednesday night, members of the Family Department had the pleasure of attending a talk by Tim Parker and Geoffrey Yeung of Denis Chang’s Chambers, hosted by the Hong Kong Family Law Association. The talk addressed some of the significant difficulties members of the LGBTIQ+…Read More


Tanner De Witt seeks a Credit Controller

THIS POSITION HAS BEEN FILLED. WE ARE NO LONGER ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS. Key responsibilities To monitor outstanding payments and invoices in a strategic and organised manner with a view to fulfilling collection needs of the office Monitor client accounts generally for maintenance, including monitoring for any …Read More


Tanner De Witt seeks Corporate Paralegal – 2+ years’ experience

THIS POSITION HAS BEEN FILLED. WE ARE NO LONGER ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS. We are seeking a Corporate Paralegal to join our Corporate Commercial Group and take part in its continued success. Requirements: A minimum of 2-years trademark experience in reputable law firm or MNC Sound knowledge…Read More


Tanner De Witt seeks Corporate and Commercial Solicitor (2-4PQE)

THIS POSITION HAS BEEN FILLED. WE ARE NO LONGER ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS. Tanner De Witt is seeking a Hong Kong-qualified solicitor with 2 – 4 years PQE and a focus on non-contentious corporate, fund and regulatory matters. Join one of the largest independent law firms in…Read More