Employment

05Mar2020

Both Tanner De Witt Employment Partners named 2020 Thought Leaders by Who’s Who Legal

Tanner De Witt Partners Kim Boreham and Russell Bennett, co-heads of the Employment Practice, are both named as Thought Leaders in Labour & Employment by Who’s Who Legal: Thought Leaders – Hong Kong 2020. The honour also secures Tanner De Witt as the only Hong…Read More

28Feb2020

In The Midst Of A Crisis – An employment lawyer’s perspective

In response to the spreading outbreak of COVID-19, the Dutch Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong hosted its first webinar with Tanner De Witt Employment Practice partner Russell Bennett as one of the guest speakers. The event began with an update from Dutch Consul General…Read More

10Feb2020

Legal and Workplace Implications of Reported Cases of the Novel Coronavirus disease: COVID-19

Having experienced Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) in the years of 2002 and 2003 which resulted in 1755 cases and 299 deaths, the public health situation in Hong Kong is once again under threat by the novel coronavirus outbreak, COVID 19. There have already been…Read More

20Jan2020

The Legal 500 2020 rankings are announced for Asia-Pacific

Tanner De Witt is proud to once again be recommended this year in The Legal 500 Asia Pacific Guide 2020 for its four main practice areas; corporate and commercial, labour and employment, restructuring and insolvency and litigation and dispute resolution. Notably, partners Ian De Witt, Robin Darton and Kim Boreham have retained their leading…Read More

15Jan2020

Legal Update: Recent judgment revises guidance for amount of damages for injury to feelings in pregnancy discrimination case

The recent District Court decision of 秦秀清 v 長鴻鋁窗裝飾工程有限公司 (“Tsun”; DCEO3/2018) updated the starting point of the award of damages for injury to feelings in pregnancy discrimination cases and provided further guidance as to the factors which the Court may take into account in awarding…Read More

14Jan2020

Tanner De Witt Insolvency/Restructuring Lawyer (1-3PQE)

THIS ROLE HAS BEEN FILLLED Job Description Tanner De Witt is a business law firm based in Hong Kong, which provides legal services to clients worldwide who have business interests in Hong Kong, China and the Asia Pacific Region. We are seeking a solicitor with…Read More

11Dec2019

Tanner De Witt seeks a Legal Secretary – Float Secretary Role

Legal Secretary – Float Secretary Tanner De Witt seeks a pro-active, organised, enthusiastic and experienced candidate to join our law firm as a Legal Secretary with 2+ years experience. Responsibilities: Provide full spectrum of secretarial support to legal teams as needed Handle all legal related…Read More

06Dec2019

Results of 2020 Chambers Asia-Pacific Guide announced

Tanner De Witt is delighted once again to be recognised by Chambers & Partners in their 2020 Asia-Pacific Guide for each of its main practice areas in particular its Band 1 ranking for Labour and Employment. Employment: Hong Kong Law (International Firms) — China (Band 1) Strengths: One client…Read More

27Nov2019

Tanner De Witt seeks Employment Legal Secretary 2+ years’ experience

THIS POSITION HAS BEEN FILLED. WE ARE NO LONGER ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS. Tanner De Witt seeks a pro-active, organised, enthusiastic and experienced candidate to join our law firm’s Employment Practice as Legal Secretary. Responsibilities: Provide secretarial support to a team of Employment lawyers Update and maintain filing system…Read More

18Nov2019

Legal update: Can an employer be liable for disability discrimination without knowing the disability suffered by an employee?

It is not uncommon for the personal health situation of an employee to adversely affect his or her work performance. When this happens, however, the underlying reason may not always be immediately apparent or known to the employer. Despite this, the employer may have taken…Read More

01Nov2019

Tanner De Witt seeks Employment Lawyer (2-8PQE)

THIS POSITION HAS BEEN FILLED. WE ARE NO LONGER ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS. Tanner De Witt is a business law firm based in Hong Kong. The firm provides legal services to clients worldwide who have business interests in Hong Kong, China and the Asia Pacific Region. We…Read More

02Oct2019

Legal update: Playback time – the rise of covert audio recordings in the workplace

With rapid advancements in technology and the almost universal use of smartphones and other mobile devices, employees can (and do) take photographs and make both video and audio recordings at work with just the click of a button. Consequently, employers are increasingly aware that this…Read More