Hong Kong Lawyers

29Sep2021

Press release: Tanner De Witt celebrates 100% trainee retention rate and welcomes 2021 intake

Hong Kong law firm Tanner De Witt is delighted to announce 100% successful retention of its trainees who are due to qualify in 2021. All four trainees who have recently completed the two-year training programme have accepted solicitor positions with the firm. The trainees joining…Read More

17Sep2021

Asialaw 2022 rankings announced

Tanner De Witt is delighted to announce Asialaw’s 2022 rankings of domestic law firms which can be found here. All practices and lawyers have maintained their rankings from the previous year. Our 2022 awards are as follows: OutstandingLabour and EmploymentRestructuring and Insolvency Highly RecommendedCorporate and M&ADispute ResolutionRegulatory…Read More

13Sep2021

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

Tanner De Witt seeks a litigation and arbitration lawyer with 5-8 years’ PQE to join our Dispute Resolution Department. This role is good opportunity for a lawyer to grow one’s practice within an established firm, or alternatively, to develop a niche and skilled practice with…Read More

04Aug2021

Tanner De Witt shortlisted in ten categories in the ALB Hong Kong Law Awards 2021

We are pleased to be recognised by Asian Legal Business for our work across ten award categories this year, a record number of nominations for us. We have been shortlisted in the following categories (in alphabetical order): Civil Litigation Law Firm of the Year Hong Kong Law…Read More

03Aug2021

Tanner De Witt’s new expanded premises

We are delighted to announce that we are unveiling another office in Tower One of Lippo Centre, just three years after the launch of our flagship premises on the 17th Floor of the same building. With our new office on the 4th Floor, 100% of…Read More

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

THIS POSITION HAS BEEN FILLED. WE ARE NO LONGER ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS. 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…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