Litigation and Dispute Resolution

13Jan2023

The Chambers and Partners Greater China Region 2023 rankings are announced

Tanner De Witt is delighted once again to be recognised by Chambers & Partners in their inaugural 2023 Greater China Region Guide for each of its main practice areas. Please see full results and editorial commentary below.   Corporate/M&A: Independent Hong Kong Firms (Band 2)Full ranking here. Tanner…Read More

12Jan2023

The Legal 500 2023 rankings are announced for Asia-Pacific

Tanner De Witt is proud to again be recommended in The Legal 500 Asia Pacific Guide 2023 for employment, restructuring and insolvency, dispute resolution, technology, media, telecommunications (TMT), commercial, corporate and M&A, private client and family. Legal 500’s Hall of Fame includes Partners Ian De Witt and Robin Darton, while Pamela Mak and Russell Bennett are…Read More

20Dec2022

The Alternative to Class Action Litigation in Hong Kong

Class actions are not recognised by Hong Kong Courts, so, an individual’s right of action may not be as effective as it might otherwise be. It is for this reason that jurisdictions which do not recognise class actions often have a counterbalance in strong regulation…Read More

09Dec2022

Service by NFT – Court serves defendants by ‘airdrop’ into digital wallet

BACKGROUND In D’Aloia v (1) Persons Unknown and (2) Binance Holdings Limited and others, the High Court of England and Wales granted the claimant permission to serve court proceedings on ‘persons unknown’ over blockchain, by way of non-fungible tokens (NFTs). NFTs NFTs are a relatively…Read More

31Oct2022

Ian De Witt and Jeff Lane attend C5 Fraud, Asset Tracing and Recovery Miami

Restructuring and Insolvency Partner Ian De Witt and Fraud and Asset Tracing Partner Jeff Lane are in Florida for the 11th Edition of the C5 Fraud, Asset Tracing and Recovery Conference. Held in Miami, the conference gathered the full spectrum of professionals specialising in fraud,…Read More

27Jul2022

Pamela Mak recommended as a leading Estates, Probate & Succession Litigation Lawyer by Doyle’s Guide 2022

We are pleased to announce that our Partner, Head of Dispute Resolution and Head of China Practice Group at Tanner De Witt, Pamela Mak has been recommended in the 2022 Doyle’s Guide as a “Leading Estates, Probate & Succession Litigation Lawyer” in Hong Kong. This…Read More

27May2022

Hong Kong Court sets aside ex parte order to enforce Mainland Chinese arbitral award on the grounds of material non-disclosure but re-grants order for enforcement on an inter partes basis

Summary In Lin Chien Hsiung v Lin Hsiu Fen[1], the Hong Kong Court of First Instance (“CFI”): (a) set aside an ex parte order for enforcement of an arbitral award (the “Award”)issued by Shanghai Arbitration Commission ( “SAC”); but (b) subsequently exercised its discretion to…Read More

14Feb2022

Tanner De Witt seeks a Litigation and Arbitration Lawyer (2-5PQE)

THIS POSITION HAS BEEN FILLED. WE ARE NO LONGER ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS. Tanner De Witt seeks a litigation and arbitration lawyer with 2-5 years’ PQE to join our Dispute Resolution Department. This role is good opportunity for a lawyer to grow one’s practice within an established…Read More

12Jan2022

Results of 2022 Chambers Greater China Region Guide announced

Tanner De Witt is delighted once again to be recognised by Chambers & Partners in their inaugural 2022 Greater China Region Guide for each of its main practice areas. Please see full results and editorial commentary below. Corporate/M&A: Independent Hong Kong Firms (Band 2)Full ranking here. What the…Read More

13Sep2021

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

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

26May2021

Legal Secretary – Litigation and Dispute Resolution 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