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24Mar2020

All meetings to be held remotely

24 March 2020 UPDATE: Until further notice, meetings with Tanner De Witt lawyers will only be held remotely, preferably by telephone or Zoom, but we will also do our best to accommodate requests for using other services. Please contact your solicitor to help with scheduling….Read More

11Mar2020

Q&A with Ivy Chan – Registered Foreign Lawyer

Ivy Chan is a Registered Foreign Lawyer and English qualified Solicitor who assists the Corporate and Commercial practice at Tanner De Witt. She specialises in banking and finance with a strong focus on secured lending involving both onshore and offshore structures. Prior to joining Tanner De Witt, Ivy…Read More

26Jan2020

What we learned from the WebSAMS data breach

Nine schools in Hong Kong were attacked in a recent cybersecurity incident, resulting in a data breach for four schools. Pádraig Walsh from the Personal Data Privacy and Cybersecurity practice group of Tanner De Witt reviews what happened, and what general guidance can be learned…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

13Dec2019

Tanner De Witt sponsors the 12th Asia Private Banking and Family Office Summit 2019

Our China Practice Group recently returned from Shenzhen where they sponsored the 12th Asia Private Banking & Family Office Summit, organised by Banyan Legacy, taking place on 11 – 12 December. Partners Pamela Mak and River Stone attended along with solicitors Adrian Au, Jonathan Yeung,…Read More

10Dec2019

Legal Aid in Hong Kong

We are fortunate in Hong Kong to have access to legal advice from solicitors covering a broad range of civil and criminal proceedings under the Legal Aid Schemes. Barristers can also be assigned to your case by the Legal Aid Department, where it is deemed…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. Corporate/M&A: Independent Hong Kong Firms (Band 2) What the team is known…Read More

03Dec2019

Don’t be a turkey at this year’s office Christmas party

Top Tips Although the office Christmas party is THE highlight of the year and an excellent opportunity for staff at all levels to mingle and to let their hair down at the end of a long hard year, both employers and employees alike should be…Read More

26Nov2019

Tim Drew and Jan Willem Möller attend the 2019 IBA APAC M&A Conference in Tokyo

Corporate Commercial Partner Tim Drew and Solicitor Jan Willem Möller are in Tokyo, Japan this week to attend the International Bar Association’s 2019 Asia Pacific Mergers & Acquisitions Conference. This year’s conference topics include: Current legal developments in M&A in Asia; Corporate governance developments in…Read More

20Nov2019

Looking Back at the 32nd Annual LAWASIA Conference

While the 32nd Annual LAWASIA Conference has come and gone, we are still catching up with the new connections we have made and reading updates of the same: 1,2,3,4,5,6,7 From what we observed the conference was seen as a great success by all attendees. Over…Read More

04Nov2019

Pádraig Walsh moderates panel at ITechLaw 2019 Conference in Dublin

Corporate Commercial Partner Pádraig Walsh was recently in Dublin to attend the International Technology Law Association (ITechLaw)‘s 2019 European Conference in Dublin, Ireland. Held over three days at The Shelbourne Hotel, the conference featured sessions on cybersecurity, artificial intelligence, data privacy and many more topics…Read More

23Oct2019

Proud to be a Sponsor of LAWASIA 32

Tanner De Witt is pleased to announce our sponsorship of LAWASIA’s 32nd Annual Conference in Hong Kong. Several of our Partners–Ian De Witt, Russell Bennett, Edmond Leung–will be in attendance during the 3 day event from 6-8 November 2019. Hong Kong has experienced many recent…Read More