Hong Kong Law Firm

25Sep2020

Introduction to China Practice Group

Tanner De Witt Corporate and Commercial Partner and Head of China Practice Group River Stone introduces our firm, his practice area, the type of clients he advises and the China Practice Group. The China Practice Group in Tanner De Witt is different from other traditional…Read More

24Sep2020

Kevin Warburton speaks on Global Law Students Association panel

Partner Kevin Warburton spoke to more than 100 students today at an online panel discussion organised by the Global Law Students Association, a wholly-student run organisation with over 1,000 highly ambitious, academically driven and internationally minded student members. The panel that Kevin participated in was…Read More

18Sep2020

Asialaw 2021 rankings announced

Tanner De Witt is delighted to announce Asialaw’s 2021 rankings of domestic law firms which can be found here. All practices and lawyers have maintained their rankings from the previous year. Our 2021 awards are as follows: OutstandingLabour & EmploymentRestructuring and Insolvency Highly RecommendedCorporate and…Read More

04Sep2020

Joanne Brown and Kim Boreham featured in Expat Living magazine

Partners Joanne Brown and Kim Boreham have been featured in Expat Living Magazine‘s Autumn issue in an article about families and the pandemic. As Head of the Family and Private Client practice, Joanne answered some readers’ questions on how to navigate tricky family situations created/exacerbated…Read More

02Sep2020

Press release: Tanner De Witt celebrates 100% trainee retention rate and welcomes 2020 intake

For media: Download a PDF copy of this press release at this link. Hong Kong law firm Tanner De Witt is delighted to announce that it is retaining 100% of its trainees who are due to qualify in 2020, after all three trainees have accepted solicitor positions…Read More

27Aug2020

Blast from the past

Unearthed from the archives, a vintage GIF from 2004… Sometimes, it is important to look back in order to look forward.

25Aug2020

Eddie Look and Tim Drew attend the Mergermarket Asian M&A Forum

Corporate Commercial Co-Heads Eddie Look and Tim Drew recently attended the Mergermarket Asian M&A Forum, which was held virtually from 18 to 20 August. Co-hosted by Mergermarket and AVCJ, the forum connected over 600 leading corporates, private equity investors, and professional advisors for an exclusive…Read More

24Aug2020

Hong Kong Wage Subsidy Update 6 – Application process for 2nd tranche of Employment Support Scheme (ESS) to start on 31 August 2020 until 13 September 2020

The Hong Kong Government has announced that the application process for the second tranche of the ESS will commence on 31 August 2020 until 13 September 2020.  The second tranche of the ESS is expected to be disbursed within three to four weeks after submission…Read More

19Aug2020

Press release: Landmark Hong Kong Court of Appeal decision confirms protection for all employees

For media: Download a PDF copy of this press release at this link. In a watershed Court of Appeal decision serving to protect the rights of all Hong Kong employees, the Court has found that the employer GF Capital (Hong Kong) Ltd wrongfully withheld pay…Read More

07Aug2020

What Schrems II means for EU data transfers to Hong Kong

On 25 June 2013, Maximillian Schrems, an Austrian national, applied to the Data Protection Commissioner in Ireland to prohibit Facebook from transferring his personal data to the United States. Seven years later, that application has resulted in a judgement of the European Court of Justice…Read More

31Jul2020

Enforcement of Judgment or Order by way of Charging Order and recent decided cases

Introduction Where a creditor has obtained a judgment or order against a debtor, the creditor can enforce the judgment or order by imposing a charging order on the properties as set out in section 20A of the High Court Ordinance (Cap. 4) (“HCO”), which are:-…Read More

28Jul2020

Key Points in the SFC Consultation Paper on Proposed Amendments to the REIT Code

The Hong Kong Securities and Futures Commission (“SFC”) released a consultation paper on 9 June 2020, proposing amendments to the Hong Kong Code on Real Estate Investment Trusts (“REIT Code”), to invite market participants and interested parties to comment on the proposed amendments. Pádraig Walsh…Read More