employment

05Mar2015

Rowan Varty talks Sevens and Rugby Idols

Tanner De Witt is pleased to support Asia’s biggest sporting event, Hong Kong’s annual Rugby Sevens Tournament later this month. Last night we caught up with Tanner De Witt solicitor and professional rugby player Rowan Varty at the Official Ticket Collection event at Isola in…Read More

24Feb2015

Tanner De Witt is delighted to be shortlisted for Hong Kong National Firm of the Year by Chambers Asia Pacific 2015

The Chambers Asia-Pacific 2015 rankings were recently published and in addition to achieving Band 1 rankings for Employment and Restructuring and Insolvency, Tanner De Witt has been nominated alongside five other firms for Hong Kong National Firm of the Year 2015. We are thrilled to be…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

16Jan2015

Legal update: Can an employee continuing to work amount to acceptance of a unilateral variation of terms in an employment contract?

When an employee simply continues to work after an employer’s unilateral change in terms and conditions of an employment contract, can this constitute acceptance? We examine the case of Wess v Science Museum Group. Background The employee was initially employed on “Civil Service” terms until…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

29Jul2014

Hong Kong law firm Tanner De Witt Wins 8 Leading Lawyer Titles

Eight Hong Kong solicitors from the Tanner De Witt team have been named in the 2014 edition of Asialaw’s Leading Lawyers. According to the publication, Ian De Witt, Robin Darton, Mark Side, Kim Boreham, Eddie Look, Tim Drew, Russell Bennett and Jeff Lane are among “the…Read More

19May2014

Hong Kong Employment Law Seminar by Tanner De Witt Solicitors

Tanner De Witt will be hosting a Hong Kong Employment Law Seminar with the Italian Chamber of Commerce tomorrow at 12.30pm. The talk will touch upon a selection of key issues employers in Hong Kong need to be aware of.  Hong Kong employment lawyer and…Read More

24Apr2014

Legal update: Employment Update April 2014

An employer’s casual assurances or promises to employees during separation discussions may considerably reduce the employer’s rights and remedies. Introduction  The case of Igal Dafini v CMA CGM SA is a useful reminder that if an employer secures the agreement of a departing employee to…Read More

19Feb2014

TDW’s Restructuring & Insolvency; Employment; Corporate; and Litigation Practices ranked in prestigious Chambers 2014 Guides

Tanner De Witt’s Restructuring and Insolvency team has been awarded a Tier 1 ranking in the latest Chambers Asia Pacific Guide. Three of our other practice areas were also ranked under APAC: Employment; Corporate/M&A; and Dispute Resolution. Meanwhile, the latter two departments also ranked in…Read More

24Jan2006

Legal update: Legal and Workplace Implications of Avian Influenza

Hong Kong has already experienced Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) during which there were 898 cases and 179 deaths. The insurance industry paid out over HK$105.28M in SARS related claims, the largest category of payments since Typhoon York struck in September 1999. Many believe there…Read More