Dispute Resolution

28May2019

Press release: Tanner De Witt bolsters its litigation practice with appointment of Sharina Mahtani as Solicitor

Tanner De Witt announces with great pleasure the appointment of Sharina Mahtani as a Solicitor in the firm’s Litigation and Dispute Resolution Practice. The appointment was effective on Tuesday 14 May 2019. Prior to joining Tanner De Witt, Sharina worked for a litigation firm in…Read More

02May2019

Kevin Bowers gives presentation on Residential Properties Ordinance to Knight Frank agents

Litigation and Dispute Resolution Consultant Kevin Bowers paid a visit to the Hong Kong office of global real estate consultancy Knight Frank on Monday 29 April to give a presentation on the Residential Properties (First-hand Sales) Ordinance. Kevin discussed: the types of properties covered by…Read More

13Feb2019

Ian De Witt and Jeff Lane featured in Who’s Who Litigation Guide 2018

We are delighted to announce that Partners Ian De Witt and Jeff Lane have been included in Who’s Who Legal’s Litigation Guide 2018. This list of the world’s top litigation practitioners only includes twenty-three lawyers from Hong Kong, so we are extremely pleased that two of…Read More

23Jan2019

Press release: Tanner De Witt enhances its litigation practice with appointment of Kevin Bowers as Consultant

PRESS RELEASE Wednesday 23 January 2019 For immediate release Tanner De Witt announces with great pleasure the appointment of Kevin Bowers as a Consultant in the firm’s Litigation and Dispute Resolution Practice. Kevin is a dual-qualified lawyer in England and Wales and Hong Kong and…Read More

22Jan2019

The Legal 500 2019 rankings are announced for Asia-Pacific

Tanner De Witt is very pleased to be recommended again this year in The Legal 500 Asia Pacific Guide 2019 for its four main practice areas; corporate and commercial, labour and employment, restructuring and insolvency and litigation and dispute resolution. We are very proud to announce that Ian De Witt, Robin Darton and Kim…Read More

11Dec2018

Legal update: New claim values for District Court and Small Claims Tribunal in effect

Increases to the maximum claim values in the jurisdiction of the District Court and Small Claims Tribunal came into effect on 3 December 2018, following a consultation launched by the Judiciary in August 2015 and a passing of the resolution by the Legislative Council on…Read More

04Dec2018

Results of 2019 Chambers Asia-Pacific Guide announced

Tanner De Witt is delighted once again to be recognised by Chambers & Partners in their 2019 Asia-Pacific Guide for each of its main practice areas in particular its Band 1 rankings for Restructuring and Insolvency and Labour and Employment. 2019 Chambers & Partners Asia-Pacific Guide Corporate/M&A: Independent Hong Kong Firms (Band…Read More

05Nov2018

Legal update: Third Party Funding in Litigation, Doable?

Introduction Article 35 of the Basic Law provides that all Hong Kong residents shall have the right to access to the courts and choice of lawyers for timely protection of their lawful rights and interests. In some situations, if an intended litigant is unable to…Read More

18Oct2018

Mark Side judges ICC International Commercial Mediation Competition 2018

Partner Mark Side of our Litigation and Dispute Resolution practice recently had the opportunity to judge submissions at the ICC International Commercial Mediation Competition – HK. Winnie judged a preliminary round, while Mark judged one of the Semi-final rounds. In addition, Tanner De Witt was…Read More

10Oct2018

Legal update: When do judges refer matters to prosecuting authorities and regulatory bodies for consideration of criminal behaviour or regulatory misconduct?

Introduction When judges learn of a possible crime or professional misconduct during the trial of a matter, they sometimes refer the factual issues to the Secretary for Justice (“SJ”) and/or regulatory bodies for further investigation. In most cases judges do not specify whether they are…Read More

28Sep2018

Asialaw 2019 rankings announced

Tanner De Witt is delighted to announce Asialaw’s 2019 rankings of domestic law firms which can be found here. Each firm ranking is divided into the following categories: Outstanding; Highly recommended; Recommended; and Notable. All of our firm rankings, as in previous years, are ‘Highly recommended’…Read More

06Aug2018

Shortlisted in The Macallan ALB Hong Kong Law Awards 2018

Tanner De Witt is pleased to be shortlisted for five awards at The Macallan ALB Hong Kong Law Awards 2018 to be held in Hong Kong on Friday 7 September. We have been shortlisted for: Restructuring and Insolvency Law Firm of the Year; Dispute Resolution Boutique Law Firm…Read More