Employment

04Dec2018

Results of 2019 Chambers Asia-Pacific Guide announced

Tanner De Witt is delighted once again to be recognised by Chambers & Partners in their 2019 Asia-Pacific Guide for each of its main practice areas in particular its Band 1 rankings for Restructuring and Insolvency and Labour and Employment. 2019 Chambers & Partners Asia-Pacific Guide Corporate/M&A: Independent Hong Kong Firms (Band…Read More

30Nov2018

Legal update: What’s the problem with “gweilo” and various local slangs applied to certain ethnicities?

A discrimination claim was recently lodged with the District Court in Hong Kong by a British construction worker, against his former employer, after his employment was terminated, alleging he was racially harassed and treated less favourably by his employer and his colleagues because of his…Read More

28Nov2018

Tanner De Witt Tech Talks: Lessons from the Gig Economy: Its Rise, Fall… and Rise?

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE It started as the technological utopia of the sharing economy. Now, we have the gig economy business platform designed to enable freelance work for hire. Is the vision tarnished, or has reality set in? In this TDW…Read More

21Nov2018

Press release: Tanner De Witt appoints Michael Kot and Mark Chiu, boosting its employment practice

PRESS RELEASE Wednesday 21 November 2018 For immediate release Tanner De Witt announces with great pleasure the appointment of Michael Kot and Mark Chiu as the newest members of the Employment department. The practice has a Band One ranking from Chambers and Partners. Michael qualified…Read More

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

20Sep2018

Legal update: Same sex spouses to receive dependant visas after policy reversal by Immigration Department

In its judgment handed down on 4 July 2018 the Court of Final Appeal upheld the Court of Appeal’s decision that the Director of Immigration’s exclusion of same-sex married or otherwise formalised couples from the dependant visa policy was unlawful. Effective 19 September 2018, the…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

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