employment

28Jun2018

Tanner De Witt Labour and Employment Lawyer (1-5 PQE)

THIS POSITION HAS BEEN FILLED. WE ARE NO LONGER ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS. 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…Read More

30May2018

Tanner De Witt ranked second tier for employment by Doyles Guide 2018

Tanner De Witt is pleased to be ranked in the second tier for employment by Doyles Guide’s Leading Employment Lawyers – Hong Kong, 2018 and Leading Employment Law Firms – Hong Kong, 2018. Partners Kim Boreham and Russell Bennett are both listed as Leading and…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

07May2018

Russell Bennett to speak at Asia HR Employment Law Forum 2018 in Singapore

We are delighted to announce that Employment Partner Russell Bennett will be speaking at the upcoming Asia HR Employment Law Forum, which will be held from 9 to 10 May at the Mandarin Orchard Hotel Singapore. This year’s theme is “Benchmarking HR Standards & Compliance: Your…Read More

04Apr2018

Kim Boreham and Rowan Varty speak at HKIHRM Seminar

Partner Kim Boreham and Solicitor Rowan Varty, both from our Band 1 Employment practice, were invited on 28 March by the Hong Kong Institute of Human Resource Management to host a seminar on restrictive covenants. Close to 50 human resources professionals filled the room to…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

13Mar2018

Tanner De Witt attends Cathay Pacific/HSBC Hong Kong Sevens Official Draw 2018

We had the pleasure of attending and participating in the Cathay Pacific/HSBC Hong Kong Sevens Official Draw 2018 at Hysan Place in Causeway Bay yesterday. Three separate draws were held: for the World Rugby Women’s Sevens Series Qualifier, the World Rugby Sevens Series Qualifier and…Read More

20Feb2018

Legal update: amendment to Employment Ordinance provisions relating to Employment Agencies

Effective from February 9 2018, the provisions in the Employment Ordinance relating to Employment Agencies (EAs) have been amended to: increase the maximum penalty for the offences of overcharging commission from job-seekers and the unlicensed operation of EAs up to a fine of HK$350,000 and…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

26Jan2018

Russell Bennett gives 2018 talk on key issues for recruiters

On the morning of Thursday 25 January, the Harcourt Suite of the Hong Kong Club was filled to the brim with 35 recruitment professionals for a talk by Employment Partner Russell Bennett. Entitled Key Employment Issues for Recruiters, this is the second year that Russell has made this…Read More

17Jan2018

Legal update: Liquidators in the Labour Tribunal

To prevent legal costs making it prohibitive for employees to pursue claims relating to their employment, lawyers are not able to represent clients in Labour Tribunal proceedings.  Where a party is a company, under Hong Kong law, only an “officer or servant” of that company…Read More

15Dec2017

Results of 2018 Chambers Asia-Pacific Guide announced

Tanner De Witt is pleased once again to be recognised by Chambers & Partners in their 2018 Asia-Pacific Guide for each of its main practice areas in particular its Band 1 rankings for Restructuring and Insolvency and Labour and Employment. Joanne Brown is a new…Read More