Dispute Resolution

01Nov2016

Police arrest procedures for breaches of Injunction Orders made against violent spouses and cohabitants under the Domestic and Cohabitation Relationships Violence Ordinance Cap 189

Introduction The Hong Kong Police Force recently reviewed procedures for the handling of cases involving breach of an Injunction Order with an authorisation of arrest attached made under the Domestic and Cohabitation Relationships Violence Ordinance (Cap 189) (“DCRVO”). Injunction order Section 3 of the DCRVO…Read More

21Jul2016

Tanner De Witt presents talk on Basic Contract Law as part of JLT Asia’s region wide learning week

As part of a region wide initiative, JLT Asia implemented a learning week requesting Hong Kong law firms to take part in a one hour seminar. Tanner De Witt was pleased to participate in such a worthwhile initiative and Edmond Leung, Partner of our Corporate…Read More

16Jun2016

Arbitration – domestic and international

The global interest in Asia and in particular inbound investment to China has led to a sustained increase in Hong Kong arbitration as a dispute resolution mechanism in commercial contract agreements. The absence of robust legal systems in some parts of Asia has meant that…Read More

12May2016

Legal update: Specialist Tribunals and Boards in Hong Kong

Many of the administrative and legal decisions that affect closely the lives of residents of Hong Kong and businesses that operate in Hong Kong are not made in the courts but are given in specialist tribunals or other bodies created by statute to deal with…Read More

05Apr2016

Legal update: Children’s Dispute Resolution in Hong Kong

Children’s Dispute Resolution, Practice Direction 15.13 becomes a permanent feature of Hong Kong Family Court practice. The Pilot Scheme on Children’s Dispute Resolution which began on 3 October 2012 came to an end on 31 March 2016 with Practice Direction 15.13 being formally adopted from…Read More

15Oct2015

Legal update: Reciprocal Enforcement of Arbitral Awards between Hong Kong and Mainland China

Pre-1997 Pre-1997, the mutual enforcement of arbitral awards between the Mainland and Hong Kong was carried out by way of the New York Convention on the Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Arbitral Awards. The convention ceased to apply once Hong Kong became a Special Administrative…Read More

25Sep2015

Ian De Witt moderator at Asia Law Asia-Pacific Dispute Resolution Summit 24 September 2015

Here is a photo of Partner Ian De Witt with panellist Leanne Zheng (Partner, Jun He Law Offices) from the Asia Law Asia-Pacific Dispute Resolution summit that took place yesterday. Ian De Witt participated as moderator for the session Dispute Resolution in China: to litigate or…Read More

16Sep2015

Tanner De Witt and Asia Law Asia-Pacific Dispute Resolution Summit 2015 Involvement

Tanner De Witt is pleased to announce that Ian De Witt has been invited to chair the session Dispute Resolution in China: to litigate or arbitrate? at the Asialaw Asia-Pacific Dispute Resolution Summit 2015, a guide to managing disputes in an increasingly complex cross-border environment. Ian…Read More

12Jun2015

Tanner De Witt Legal Secretary Roles – Insolvency and Litigation (2+ years’ experience)

THIS POSITION HAS BEEN FILLED. WE ARE NO LONGER ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS.  Tanner De Witt offers two legal secretary positions: 1. Legal Secretary (Insolvency) 2. Legal Secretary (Litigation) Responsibilities: Provide secretarial support to a team of Litigation and Dispute Resolution/Insolvency and Debt Recovery lawyers Update and…Read More

17Feb2015

Tanner De Witt’s Employment and Restructuring and Insolvency teams ranked top in Hong Kong

The results of the Chambers Asia-Pacific 2015 legal rankings guide have been published and our Employment and Restructuring and Insolvency teams have been ranked in Band 1. We publish highlights of the rankings below: Employment (Band 1) What the team is known for: Renowned for…Read More

08Jan2015

Tanner De Witt’s Fraud and Asset Tracing Consultant Jeff Lane Joins as Partner

Hong Kong law firm Tanner De Witt is delighted to announce that Jeff Lane has joined as Partner effective 1 January 2015. Jeff joined Tanner De Witt in January 2014 as a Consultant specialising in Commercial Litigation. The Fraud and Asset Tracing practice is a…Read More

11Sep2013

Tanner De Witt has been awarded both the Restructuring Law – law firm of the Year and Transaction Due Diligence law firm of the Year in Hong Kong in the 2013 Global Law Experts Awards.

Tanner De Witt has been awarded both the Restructuring Law – law firm of the Year and Transaction Due Diligence law firm of the Year in Hong Kong in the 2013 Global Law Experts Awards.