Hong Kong Law Firm

12Apr2021

Press release: Continued growth for Tanner De Witt’s international arbitration practice

For media: Download a PDF copy of this press release at this link. The growing arbitration department at one of Hong Kong’s largest independent firms continues to reach new heights, with two new hires and various community initiatives in the pipeline. It has been an eventful and…Read More

25Mar2021

Tanner De Witt sponsors the Annual China Global Mergers & Acquisitions Summit in Shanghai

Tanner De Witt is proud to sponsor the Annual China Global Mergers & Acquisitions Summit taking place this week at the Renaissance Shanghai Pudong Hotel in Shanghai. Highlights of the conference: The new Foreign Investment Law and the Export Control Law in China Update on…Read More

22Mar2021

Legal update: Statutory maternity leave extended to 14 weeks with effect from 11 December 2020

The Hong Kong Employment (Amendment) Ordinance 2020 (“Amendment Ordinance”) came into effect on 11 December 2020.  Below is a summary of the key provisions introduced by the Amendment Ordinance:

22Mar2021

Protecting Intellectual Property Rights in Hong Kong and China

Registration Registration of intellectual property rights can be a cost-effective way for a company to protect its IP assets. Note, however, that China and Hong Kong are separate jurisdictions, so registration in one jurisdiction does not extend protection to the other jurisdiction. IP owners must…Read More

22Mar2021

Covid-19: Can children be separated from parents during quarantine? (March 2021 update)

This is an update to an article that was published in April 2020. Recently, an international school teacher tested positive after being linked to a spreading gym cluster. Consequently, a class of 8- to 9-year-old students were sent to the government quarantine centre. Following intervention…Read More

15Mar2021

Legal update: Employment (Amendment) Bill 2021 proposes to increase statutory holidays from 12 days to 17 days over next 9 years

On 5 March 2021, the Government of the HKSAR published the Employment (Amendment) Bill (the “Bill”) in the Gazette. The Bill proposes to increase the number of statutory holidays under the Employment Ordinance (Cap. 57) (the “EO”) in Hong Kong by adding the following 5…Read More

18Feb2021

Tanner De Witt seeks Corporate and Commercial Solicitor (2-4PQE)

Tanner De Witt seeks a Hong Kong-qualified solicitor with 2-4 years PQE and a focus on non-contentious corporate work and regulatory matters. Join one of the largest independent law firms in Hong Kong servicing a global client base with business interests in Hong Kong, China…Read More

26Jan2021

Accounting Manager (15+ years’ experience)

Tanner De Witt is looking to recruit a motivated team leader to join our independent Hong Kong law firm as our Accounting Manager. Key requirements Bachelor’s degree or Higher Diploma in Accounting Minimum 15 years’ experience in sizable company handling full set of accounts Must…Read More

20Jan2021

Tanner De Witt White Collar Crime and Regulatory Lawyer (2-6PQE)

Tanner De Witt seeks a 2-6PQE Litigator to join its growing Criminal Law, White Collar Crime and Regulatory Practices. This lawyer will support Consultant and Practice Head Philip Swainston. This role is an opportunity for a junior lawyer to grow his or her practice within…Read More

14Jan2021

The Legal 500 2021 rankings are announced for Asia-Pacific

Tanner De Witt is proud to be recommended this year in The Legal 500 Asia Pacific Guide 2021 for its four main practice areas; corporate and commercial, employment, restructuring and insolvency and dispute resolution. Notably, partners Ian De Witt, Robin Darton and Kim Boreham are ranked in the Hall of Fame, while Pamela Mak is recognised…Read More

14Jan2021

Introduction to Restructuring and Insolvency department

Tanner De Witt Restructuring and Insolvency solicitor Veronica Chan introduces our firm, the practice area, type of clients and matters we advise on. Tanner De Witt is an established Hong Kong law firm, our Restructuring and Insolvency team is highly ranked by many leading industry…Read More

05Jan2021

Tanner De Witt sets firmwide record for Pro Bono Awards 2020

In a stellar showing of community support, we are delighted to announce that we have won five individual awards and gained firm recognition in The Law Society of Hong Kong Pro Bono and Community Service Awards for 2020. This is the first time in the…Read More