Dispute Resolution

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

11Jun2018

Benchmark Litigation lauds Tanner De Witt’s Insolvency and Restructuring and Litigation and Dispute Resolution practices

Tanner De Witt is delighted to be ranked Tier 1 for Insolvency and Tier 2 for Commercial and Transactions by Benchmark Litigation. Our Insolvency department rises above its peers as the only first tier practice domestically, while our Litigation and Dispute Resolution team is one…Read More

16May2018

Asialaw 2018 Leading Lawyer results announced

Congratulations to Ian De Witt and Jeff Lane, who have just been named Market-leading Lawyers in Asialaw 2018’s Leading Lawyers list for Hong Kong. This is Jeff’s second year as Market-leading Lawyer and Ian’s first. Partners Mark Side, Robin Darton, Kim Boreham and Russell Bennett…Read More

23Mar2018

Tanner De Witt lawyers selected by Who’s Who Legal 2018

Who’s Who Legal has featured six of our lawyers as Experts in their 2018 guide, which will be published next month. One of our Partners, Jeff Lane, has been ranked as Thought Leader for his work in Asset Recovery. Lawyers are selected for the rankings based…Read More

12Feb2018

Tanner De Witt lawyers selected by Who’s Who Legal 2018

Who’s Who Legal has featured six of our lawyers as Experts in their soon-to-be-released 2018 guide. One of our Partners, Jeff Lane, has been ranked as Thought Leader for his work in Asset Recovery. Lawyers are selected for the rankings based upon a comprehensive, independent survey with…Read More

01Dec2017

The Legal 500 2018 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 2018 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…Read More

16Oct2017

Legal update: New apology legislation for Hong Kong

An apology can assist in the restoration of trust between parties in all kinds of dispute and certainly encourage settlement in disputes which have already escalated to Court action. The most obvious cases are disputes containing elements of ‘damage to feelings’ such as defamation, personal…Read More

29Sep2017

Jeff Lane participates in panel on cross-border enforcement at Asialaw Asia-Pacific Dispute Resolution Summit

Tanner De Witt Partner Jeff Lane participated in the panel session “Cross-border enforcement – what to be aware of” at the Asialaw Asia-Pacific Dispute Resolution Summit 2017, Thursday 28 September at Grand Hyatt Hong Kong.  Also on the panel were Jessica Pyman (Partner, Mintz Group) and Tim Meng (Managing Partner,…Read More

11Aug2017

Asialaw 2017 Leading Lawyer results announced

Tanner De Witt congratulates five partners from three of its core practice areas on achieving Leading Lawyer status in Asialaw’s Leading Lawyers list published online today.  In addition to our five Leading Lawyers, one of our Litigation & Dispute Resolution Partners, Jeff Lane, has been…Read More

03Jul2017

Legal update: third party funding of arbitration

Background Traditionally litigation funding has been illegal in common law jurisdictions. There were concerns that such funding could result in subornation, threaten the impartiality and integrity of judicial procedure and lead to a culture of excessive litigation. However restrictions on maintenance and champerty prevent legitimate…Read More

13Jan2017

Tanner De Witt recognised by Chambers and Partners Asia Pacific 2017

We are pleased to announce the results of the Chambers and Partners Asia Pacific Guide 2017. We are yet again ranked in Band 1 for our Employment and Restructuring and Insolvency practices and we have been promoted to Band 3 for our Litigation and Dispute…Read More