joanne brown

04Dec2018

Results of 2019 Chambers Asia-Pacific Guide announced

Tanner De Witt is delighted once again to be recognised by Chambers & Partners in their 2019 Asia-Pacific Guide for each of its main practice areas in particular its Band 1 rankings for Restructuring and Insolvency and Labour and Employment. 2019 Chambers & Partners Asia-Pacific Guide Corporate/M&A: Independent Hong Kong Firms (Band…Read More

13Nov2018

Tanner De Witt supports Pathfinders’ 10th Anniversary

We were delighted to support Pathfinders’ 10th Anniversary, which was held at The American Club’s Country Club in Tai Tam on Friday 2 November. Joanne Brown, Philip Swainston, Kimberly Dasse, Mark Chiu, Joanne Lam and Elizabeth Seymour-Jones  all attended this James Bond-themed fundraiser, which collected…Read More

06Sep2018

Legal update: Expats and divorce in Hong Kong

Where to Divorce: Home or Hong Kong? Some families arrive in Hong Kong from overseas and enjoy the adventure of being in a new place, throwing themselves into new activities and meeting new friends.  Others arrive and the changes they face crack what is already…Read More

29Aug2018

Legal update: Popping the question and sealing the deal: nuptial agreements since SPH

Just over four years ago the Court of Final Appeal endorsed nuptial agreements in Hong Kong, in SPH v SA (2014) 17 HKCFAR 364, [2014] HKCFA 56. “Full weight” should now be given to a pre or post nuptial agreement, provided that it was not…Read More

28Aug2018

Legal update: Home alone in Hong Kong

At what age can children stay at home without parental supervision? In Hong Kong there is no clear-cut rule identifying the age at which a minor child can remain in the home unsupervised. Asia Times reported in January 2018 that a mother was arrested after…Read More