Dispute Resolution

17May2021

Press release: Tanner De Witt further grows commercial disputes practice with appointment of consultant Richard Wilmot

Tanner De Witt confirms with great pleasure the appointment of commercial litigation lawyer Richard Wilmot as Consultant to the firm’s Dispute Resolution practice. The appointment is effective today. Richard is a dual-qualified lawyer in Hong Kong and England and Wales. He has established his reputation…Read More

13May2021

Drafting issues relevant to Hong Kong and beyond: asymmetric clauses, multiple-contract scenarios and risks of arbitrating against non-parties in financial arbitration

Introduction It goes without saying that a well-considered and well-drafted arbitration agreement avoids wasting time and costs on satellite arguments, which go to peripheral matters and not the substance of a dispute. Common features in suites of financial agreements include: (a) asymmetric arbitration clauses; (b)…Read More

06May2021

Tanner De Witt seeks a Litigation Lawyer (5-8 years’ PQE)

Tanner De Witt seeks a solicitor with 5-8 years’ PQE to join our renowned Litigation and Dispute Resolution Department and take part in its continued success. The successful candidate will: have solid commercial litigation experience; possess excellent legal knowledge, client skills and common sense; be…Read More

05May2021

E-Discovery Specialist

Tanner De Witt is seeking an e-Discovery specialist to join our growing Dispute Resolution practice.  This is an excellent opportunity for the right candidate to help lead the establishment and development of Tanner De Witt’s e-Discovery capability during an exciting period of growth for the…Read More

12Apr2021

Press release: Continued growth for Tanner De Witt’s international arbitration practice

For media: Download a PDF copy of this press release at this link. The growing arbitration department at one of Hong Kong’s largest independent firms continues to reach new heights, with two new hires and various community initiatives in the pipeline. It has been an eventful and…Read More

31Mar2021

Tanner De Witt’s Restructuring and Insolvency team sweeps Who’s Who Legal’s 2021 rankings

Tanner De Witt’s Restructuring and Insolvency practice is listed in Who’s Who Legal’s 2021 Restructuring and Insolvency guide as one of three Leading Firms in the Asia-Pacific region. It is the sole firm in Hong Kong to have this accolade. Both Ian De Witt and…Read More

25Feb2021

Arbitration partner Kevin Warburton gives his views on the Supplemental Arrangement in Asian Legal Business

Arbitration partner Kevin Warburton is featured in Asian Legal Business’ recent article Refinement and Clarity which discusses the Supplemental Arrangement Concerning the Mutual Enforcement of Arbitral Awards between China and Hong Kong. Kevin shares his thoughts on recognition and enforcement, removal of the restriction of…Read More

28Jan2021

Legal issues in the booming arts industry – what you need to know

This article was originally published in the Dutch Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong’s DutchCham magazine. As investors all over the globe are looking to diversify beyond the volatile and uncertain stock and bonds markets, they increasingly turn to alternative investment classes such as wine,…Read More

14Jan2021

The Legal 500 2021 rankings are announced for Asia-Pacific

Tanner De Witt is proud to be recommended this year in The Legal 500 Asia Pacific Guide 2021 for its four main practice areas; corporate and commercial, employment, restructuring and insolvency and dispute resolution. Notably, partners Ian De Witt, Robin Darton and Kim Boreham are ranked in the Hall of Fame, while Pamela Mak is recognised…Read More

17Dec2020

Results of 2021 Chambers Asia-Pacific Guide announced

Tanner De Witt is delighted once again to be recognised by Chambers & Partners in their 2021 Asia-Pacific Guide for each of its main practice areas. Corporate/M&A: Independent Hong Kong Firms (Band 2) Full ranking here. What the team is known for Covers the full range of…Read More

23Oct2020

Tanner De Witt attends Hong Kong Arbitration Week 2020

Members of Tanner De Witt’s Arbitration team (including Kevin Warburton, Kevin Siu, Sharina Mahtani and Ling Meng) participated in a wide array of debates, lectures and training sessions this week as part of Hong Kong Arbitration Week (as well as the annual pub quiz). It…Read More

24Sep2020

Kevin Warburton speaks on Global Law Students Association panel

Partner Kevin Warburton spoke to more than 100 students today at an online panel discussion organised by the Global Law Students Association, a wholly-student run organisation with over 1,000 highly ambitious, academically driven and internationally minded student members. The panel that Kevin participated in was…Read More