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Good news for those employed in Hong Kong under English Law contracts

Many expatriate employees engaged to work in Hong Kong either generally or for specific periods, can often be employed under contracts expressly stated to be governed by the law of another jurisdiction.  Where contracts are expressed to be governed by the law of England and…Read More


Robin Darton to speak on Debtwire panel on cross-border insolvency in practice

Tanner De Witt Partner Robin Darton will participate in the panel session “Cross-Border Insolvency in Practice” at the Debtwire Asia-Pacific Distressed Debt Forum 2017 on Thursday 1 June 2017.  Also on the panel are Alister Berkeley (Special Situations & Restructuring Advisor, PwC), Theron Alldis (Sourcing, SC…Read More


Jeff Lane participates in OffshoreAlert Conference in Miami 2017

Tanner De Witt Partner Jeff Lane participated in the panel session “Strategies to Obtain Information in Offshore Jurisdictions” at the OffshoreAlert Miami Conference on Monday 1 May 2017. Sitting with him were Stephen Baker (Senior Partner, Baker & Partners, Jersey), Yves Klein (Partner, Monfrini Crettol…Read More


Tanner De Witt recognised by Chambers and Partners Asia Pacific 2017

We are pleased to announce the results of the Chambers and Partners Asia Pacific Guide 2017. We are yet again ranked in Band 1 for our Employment and Restructuring and Insolvency practices and we have been promoted to Band 3 for our Litigation and Dispute…Read More


The Legal 500 2017 rankings are announced for Asia Pacific

Tanner De Witt is delighted to be recommended again this year in The Asia Pacific Legal 500 Guide 2017 for its four main practice areas; corporate and commercial, labour and employment, restructuring and insolvency and litigation and dispute resolution. We are proud to announce that…Read More


Asialaw 2017 rankings announced

Tanner De Witt is delighted to announce Asialaw’s 2017 rankings of domestic law firms which can be found here. Corporate/M&A – highly recommended Tanner De Witt’s corporate practice has a strong focus on the mid-tier market and works with multinational corporations in Hong Kong and…Read More


Tanner De Witt welcomes new lawyer and congratulates another on qualification to solicitor

Press Release,  July 22 2016 Established in 1999 Tanner De Witt is one of the largest independent law firms in Hong Kong with a mix of lawyers from different backgrounds. Reflecting this commitment to diversity we welcome Jan Willem Möller and Joshua Baker to the…Read More


Tanner De Witt presents talk on Basic Contract Law as part of JLT Asia’s region wide learning week

As part of a region wide initiative, JLT Asia implemented a learning week requesting Hong Kong law firms to take part in a one hour seminar. Tanner De Witt was pleased to participate in such a worthwhile initiative and Edmond Leung, Partner of our Corporate…Read More


Tanner De Witt’s Jeff Lane gives fraud talk to In-House Counsel of the HKCCA

Jeff Lane, fraud specialist at Tanner De Witt today gave a talk held at the Canadian Chamber of Commerce to in-house counsel members of HKCCA, Hong Kong’s only non-profit association of in-house counsel run for in-house counsel by in-house counsel (Hong Kong Corporate Counsel Association). Jeff’s…Read More


Tanner De Witt employment partner Kim Boreham joins panel discussion on Hong Kong’s expatriate workforce

Tanner De Witt Employment Partner Kim Boreham joined a panel discussion on the global expatriate workforce at the American Bar Association Section of Labor & Employment Law’s International Labor and Employment Law Committee Midyear Meeting at the Langham Hotel in Hong Kong on May 4…Read More


Tanner De Witt remains top for Restructuring and Insolvency and Employment practices

We are pleased to announce that the results of the Chambers Asia Pacific Guide 2016 have been published and Tanner De Witt continues to be recognised for its work across a range of practice areas. Employment – Band 1 Our dedicated Employment practice continues to…Read More


Asialaw 2016 rankings announced

Asialaw has announced its 2016 rankings for Hong Kong law firms and Tanner De Witt is pleased to be highly recommended for several of its primary practice areas; dispute resolution, restructuring and insolvency and labour and employment. We are also recommended for our corporate/M&A practice….Read More