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Tanner De Witt listed in ALB’s Top 50 Largest Law Firms rankings

Tanner De Witt is delighted to be listed by Asian Legal Business in their 2015 Asia’s Top 50 Largest Law Firms table in the Hong Kong Domestic firms section. This ranking is based on size and number of lawyers and we are proud to be…Read More


FraudNet Hong Kong representative Jeff Lane wins several accolades

Tanner De Witt Partner Jeff Lane has been recommended by several legal publications recently. The sole representative of the International Chamber of Commerce’s organisation FraudNet, Jeff is one of the most highly regarded fraud and asset recovery lawyers in Hong Kong. FraudNet biography Jeff Lane…Read More


The Legal 500 2016 rankings are announced for Asia Pacific

Tanner De Witt is delighted to be recommended in The Asia Pacific Legal 500 Guide 2016 for its four main practice areas; corporate and commercial, labour and employment, restructuring and insolvency and litigation and dispute resolution. Some key changes to the rankings this year have…Read More


Tanner De Witt lawyers selected by Who’s Who Legal 2016

Four Tanner De Witt partners have been recognised by Who’s Who Legal as leaders in their field in the soon to be published 2016 edition of their rankings. Lawyers are selected for the rankings based upon a thorough, independent survey with general counsel and private…Read More


Asialaw recommends Tanner De Witt in its 2015 guide to the leading domestic law firms

Asialaw profiles, The Guide to Asia-Pacific’s Leading Domestic Law Firms has highlighted eight practice areas at Tanner De Witt: Corporate/M&A, Dispute Resolution, Insurance, Intellectual Property, Labour & Employment, Private Equity, Restructuring & Insolvency and Shipping, Maritime & Aviation. Those in bold have also been highly…Read More


LMG’s Women in Business Awards shortlists us for best independent Hong Kong firm

Euromoney Legal Media Group’s Asia Women in Business Awards has shortlisted Tanner De Witt for best independent Hong Kong law firm. Tanner De Witt is a female friendly firm; we maintain a consistently positive attitude to female members of staff and understand the importance of…Read More


Tanner De Witt recognised by IFLR 1000’s Financial and Corporate Rankings 2016

We are pleased to announce that Tanner De Witt has achieved a Tier 1 ranking for Insolvency and Restructuring and has been recognised for its Corporate and Commercial and Financial services regulatory practice areas in the 2016 edition of the IFLR rankings. The IFLR1000 – The…Read More


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…Read More


Residence as a dependant in Hong Kong during and after divorce FAQs

In our matrimonial work with families of international backgrounds in Hong Kong, we are often asked to assist in matters of dependants visas for spouse and children. We generally advise clients to pay attention to the timing of matters especially in the context of a…Read More


Getting married outside Hong Kong

There is an increasing trend amongst residents of Hong Kong to get married abroad. If you are planning a wedding outside Hong Kong, you should pay attention to whether your marriage celebrated overseas is recognised as a legal marriage under Hong Kong law. This depends…Read More


Legal update: Bankruptcy – Discharge or Extension? A tougher approach by the Courts

Introduction When an individual is adjudged bankrupt, the property of the bankrupt vests in the trustees.  A bankrupt’s duties include cooperating with the trustees and to assist them to recover and realise his assets.  Since the legislation was amended in 1998, in Hong Kong a…Read More


Tanner De Witt Legal Secretary Roles – Insolvency and Litigation (2+ years’ experience)

THIS POSITION HAS BEEN FILLED. WE ARE NO LONGER ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS.  Tanner De Witt offers two legal secretary positions: 1. Legal Secretary (Insolvency) 2. Legal Secretary (Litigation) Responsibilities: Provide secretarial support to a team of Litigation and Dispute Resolution/Insolvency and Debt Recovery lawyers Update and…Read More