Jeff Lane and Ian De Witt featured in Who’s Who Asset Recovery Guide 2015


Tanner De Witt Partner Jeff Lane was recently selected to participate in a round table feature in Who’s Who Legal: Asset Recovery 2015 (web archive) alongside two other leading experts to discuss legal developments and concerns observed across the global community of lawyers who specialise in asset recovery.


In the Asset Recovery 2015: Analysis (web archive) section  of this year’s guide, Who’s Who selects 341 lawyers from 202 law firms from around 74 jurisdictions as leading experts in asset recovery. Jeff has been named one of the Asia-Pacific region’s most highly regarded lawyers who specialise in Asset Recovery by the Who’s Who Legal: Asset Recovery 2015. The publication’s peer-to-peer research shows that Jeff’s “hands-on approach” and “calm demeanour” make him much in demand for Asia-Pacific clients. Moreover, Partner Ian De Witt was mentioned in this edition of Who’s Who Legal. Ian De Witt is a “leading authority” in Hong Kong and is praised for his “excellent attention to detail”.

Jeff Lane is well-known for his expertise in dealing with highly complex multi-jurisdictional corporate fraud and asset tracing investigations. He has represented several clients at inquiries with Hong Kong’s Securities and Future Commission (SFC), Independent Commission against Corruption (ICAC) and Commercial Crime Bureau (CCB). Jeff has had regular experience working on Insider Dealing and Tribunal matters. Jeff has been part of the team at Tanner De Witt since 2013. Prior to moving to TDW he worked for an international law firm specialising in Litigation and Dispute Resolution. Jeff is currently the only representative for FraudNet in Hong Kong.

Ian De Witt qualified in England & Wales as a solicitor and moved to Hong Kong in 1996 where he co-founded Tanner De Witt. His key practice focus is Insolvency and Restructuring and he is also an accredited mediator. Ian is consistently ranked as a ‘Leading Lawyer’ in high profile legal publications such as Asia-Pacific Legal 500 and Chambers & Partners Asia Edition.

About Tanner De Witt

Tanner De Witt is an established and recommended independent law firm in Hong Kong. Our firm and lawyers, many of whom have international law firm backgrounds, receive top ratings from industry publications such as Chambers and Partners and Legal 500.

Our primary focus is business law in Asia. We provide legal advice and representation in the following areas: Corporate and Commercial; Litigation and Dispute Resolution; Insolvency and Restructuring; Employment; Immigration; Family and Private Client; Wills and Trusts; Financial Services Regulatory; Hospitality including Liquor Licensing; White Collar Crime and Criminal.

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