Hong Kong Lawyers

06Jul2021

Data Breach Response: Role of the Legal Team

Lawyers play a critical role in the response to a data breach. In this article, Pádraig Walsh from the Privacy and Cybersecurity practice group of Tanner De Witt explains the role of the legal team, why engaging external counsel is often essential, and the importance…Read More

02Jul2021

Seeking a Legal Secretary – Restructuring and Insolvency Department

Tanner De Witt is a friendly, independent Hong Kong law firm with a stable and professional working environment. We are looking for a pro-active, organised, enthusiastic and experienced candidate to join our law firm as a legal secretary.  Successful candidates should be able to work…Read More

25Jun2021

High Court rules Housing Authority policy amounts to unlawful discrimination against same-sex spouses

In another step forward for same-sex rights in Hong Kong, the High Court today handed down a judgment confirming that the Housing Authority’s policy excluding same-sex married couples from their Home Ownership Scheme (“HOS”) amounts to unlawful discrimination on the ground of sexual orientation. The…Read More

08Jun2021

Data Breach Response: Managing Liability

The stakes are high after a data breach. There is a clear and present danger of legal liability. In this article, Pádraig Walsh from the Privacy and Cybersecurity practice group of Tanner De Witt provides guidance on managing liability following a data breach. The primary…Read More

01Jun2021

Kim Boreham moves from partner to consultant

We are pleased to announce that from 1 June 2021 Kim Boreham has changed roles and become a consultant at our firm. We are delighted that Kim will remain an integral part of the firm and are pleased to continue to support Kim’s career. This…Read More

28May2021

Data Breach Response: Ten Tips on Managing Regulatory Inquiries

A letter arrives from the Privacy Commissioner. There are awkward questions. Well, settle in for the long haul. You are now at the start of an inquiry. In this article, Pádraig Walsh from the Privacy and Cybersecurity practice group of Tanner De Witt provides ten…Read More

26May2021

Tanner De Witt lauded in China Business Law Awards 2021

We are delighted to announce that we have been included in the China Business Law Awards as one of the top firms for Restructuring and Insolvency, Asset Management and Fintech and blockchain. Please see China Business Law Awards 2021 for more information. China Business Law…Read More

06May2021

Tanner De Witt seeks a Litigation Lawyer (5-8 years’ PQE)

THIS POSITION HAS BEEN FILLED. WE ARE NO LONGER ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS. Tanner De Witt seeks a solicitor with 5-8 years’ PQE to join our renowned Litigation and Dispute Resolution Department and take part in its continued success. The successful candidate will: have solid commercial litigation…Read More

05May2021

E-Discovery Specialist

Tanner De Witt is seeking an e-Discovery specialist to join our growing Dispute Resolution practice.  This is an excellent opportunity for the right candidate to help lead the establishment and development of Tanner De Witt’s e-Discovery capability during an exciting period of growth for the…Read More

23Apr2021

ALB selects Ian De Witt as one of Asia’s top 50 Disputes Lawyers

Partner and Restructuring and Insolvency co-Head Ian De Witt has been named by Asian Legal Business as one of Asia’s top 50 disputes lawyers. The Super 50 list, which was compiled by ALB for the first time ever, features top disputes lawyers in the region…Read More

22Apr2021

Tanner De Witt seeks Corporate and Commercial Solicitor (5+PQE)

THIS POSITION HAS BEEN FILLED. WE ARE NO LONGER ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS. Tanner De Witt seeks a Hong Kong-qualified solicitor with 5 or more years’ PQE and an interest in developing a broad Corporate and Commercial practice. Join one of the largest independent law firms in…Read More

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