Hong Kong Law Firm

26Feb2015

Tanner De Witt recommended in Doyle’s Leading Hong Kong Family law firms, 2015

Tanner De Witt has been recommended by Doyles as a Leading Hong Kong Family law firm in its recently published 2015 rankings.  This listing has been compiled from the results of an online survey of, and telephone interviews with, senior family lawyers and divorce specialists who practice…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

16Feb2015

Supporting the Hong Kong Investment Funds Association

Tanner De Witt members attended the first Hong Kong Investment Funds Association New Year Dinner for the asset management industry this month. Mark Side, Russell Bennett, Jeff Lane, and Edmond Leung were joined by guests this February 2015.

02Feb2015

Legal update: Visa requirements for US citizens taking evidence in Hong Kong

Hong Kong residents are sometimes asked to provide witness statements or depositions for use in the United States and attorneys from the United States may travel to Hong Kong to take such statements or depositions for use in proceedings in the United States. Generally, a…Read More

21Jan2015

Tanner De Witt wins two top 2015 legal industry awards

Tanner De Witt has been chosen as one of the world’s top 250 leading firms by Intercontinental Finance and has secured the top spot in the China Business Law Awards for Restructuring and Insolvency. The full results of the awards will be published in a…Read More

16Jan2015

Five Tanner De Witt lawyers chosen as Leading Lawyers by Asialaw 2015

NEWS: Five Tanner De Witt lawyers have been identified as some of the most highly acclaimed legal specialists in Hong Kong. Asialaw made the decision to include these Partners following an extensive survey of senior corporate executives, in-house counsel and private practice lawyers. – Ian…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

12Nov2014

Partner Tim Drew gets top spot in DB charity race

We are delighted to show our support to Tim Drew who  ran the Discovery Bay Race For Charity this weekend in aid of the Watchdog Early Education Centre. Tim, who co-heads the Corporate and Commercial practice, came 30th in the 10km race. About Watchdog Founded in…Read More

30Oct2014

Tanner De Witt – One of the best law firms in Hong Kong according to IFLR 2015

We are delighted to be featured as a top Hong Kong law firm in the 2015 IFLR guide, published earlier this week. Our Restructuring and Insolvency practice ranked in Tier 1 again this year, naming co-heads of the department Ian De Witt and Robin Darton as…Read More

27Oct2014

Tanner De Witt raises funds for Hong Kong’s Cancer Fund

Hong Kong law firm Tanner De Witt is proud to show its support to the Cancer Fund by way of a Pink Revolution which took place at our offices in Admiralty on Friday! Solicitors and support staff were pretty in pink, adorning wigs, feather boas, novelty…Read More

22Jul2014

How to approach a training contract at Tanner De Witt

Tanner De Witt is committed to providing a challenging, rewarding and professional programme for our trainee solicitors. We recruit up to four trainee solicitors each year. From day one a trainee solicitor will be part of a team working on actual cases bringing you into…Read More