Hong Kong Lawyers

18Jun2020

Ian De Witt and Jeff Lane speaking at Thought Leaders FIRE virtual event

Partners Ian De Witt and Jeff Lane will be speakers at Thought Leaders FIRE Asia Virtual event on 30 June and 1 July.  Jeff’s session on 30 June is, “The Crucial First Few Hours” and begins at 5:05 pm HKT and will cover best practices…Read More

29May2020

Key project team members for a Security Token Offering

Security token offerings (“STO”) are a next-generation financing model that combine the benefits of blockchain technology with traditional fund raising.  As with any fundraising exercise, conducting an STO can be stressful.  The stress is increased as the novelty of STOs makes the process more opaque. …Read More

14May2020

Hong Kong Wage Subsidy Update 3 – HK Government releases further details on application process for Employment Support Scheme (ESS)

UPDATE 5: 12 June 2020 – Hong Kong Wage Subsidy Update 5 – Reminder: Deadline to apply for 1st tranche of Employment Support Scheme (ESS) closes on Sunday, 14 June 2020 at 23:59 HKT UPDATE 4: 19 May 2020 – Hong Kong Wage Subsidy Update…Read More

24Apr2020

Covid-19: Can children be separated from parents during quarantines?

Government protocol to manage Covid-19 is to quarantine and hospitalise all positive Covid-19 cases and to isolate all close contacts.  For many parents, the fear of being separated from their children, or of their children facing the trauma of hospitalisation or quarantine on their own,…Read More

08Apr2020

Tanner De Witt wins China Business Law Award 2020

We are delighted to announce that our firm has won an industry award from the China Business Law Journal’s China Business Law Awards 2020.  This accolade is a feature of the April issue of China Business Law Journal. The China Business Law Awards are an aggregation of…Read More

02Apr2020

Joanne Brown is a Recommended Family and Divorce Lawyer in Hong Kong 2020 Doyle’s Guide

Partner Joanne Brown, Head of the Tanner De Witt Matrimonial and Family Practice, is recommended as one of only twenty other leading Hong Kong Family and Divorce lawyers by Doyle’s Guide 2020. To reach Joanne, please find her contact information here: Joanne BrownPartner | E-mail About…Read More

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

19Mar2020

Press Release: Tanner De Witt promotes Troy Greig to Consultant

Tanner De Witt announces with great pleasure the promotion of Troy Greig to one of the firm’s few Consultant roles. The promotion took effect on 1 March 2020. An adept international lawyer, Troy has considerable insolvency and restructuring experience, having worked with top tier firms in Australia…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

24Feb2020

When Can The Public Register Of A Company Be Corrected?

What can be done if the public register of a company with the Companies Registry in Hong Kong is incorrect? Carol Ling from the Corporate Commercial practice group of Tanner De Witt reviews some of the guiding principles. This can be an important issue. What…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

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