litigation and dispute resolution

05Nov2018

Legal update: Third Party Funding in Litigation, Doable?

Introduction Article 35 of the Basic Law provides that all Hong Kong residents shall have the right to access to the courts and choice of lawyers for timely protection of their lawful rights and interests. In some situations, if an intended litigant is unable to…Read More

26Sep2018

Legal update: Mainland Judgments (Reciprocal Enforcement) Ordinance (Highlights)

Background Previous situation Enforcement of foreign judgments in Hong Kong is ordinarily governed by the Foreign Judgments (Reciprocal Enforcement) Ordinance. Following the handover in 1997 however, China is no longer considered a foreign country by Hong Kong, therefore this ordinance is no longer applicable when…Read More

24Jul2018

Legal update: District Court and Small Claims Tribunal maximum claim values increased

Following a consultation launched by the Judiciary in August 2015, the Legislative Council passed a resolution on 27 June 2018 approving the proposed increases to the jurisdiction of the District Court and Small Claims Tribunal.  The changes are slated to take effect from 3 December…Read More

11Jun2018

Benchmark Litigation lauds Tanner De Witt’s Insolvency and Restructuring and Litigation and Dispute Resolution practices

Tanner De Witt is delighted to be ranked Tier 1 for Insolvency and Tier 2 for Commercial and Transactions by Benchmark Litigation. Our Insolvency department rises above its peers as the only first tier practice domestically, while our Litigation and Dispute Resolution team is one…Read More

12Feb2018

Tanner De Witt lawyers selected by Who’s Who Legal 2018

Who’s Who Legal has featured six of our lawyers as Experts in their soon-to-be-released 2018 guide. One of our Partners, Jeff Lane, has been ranked as Thought Leader for his work in Asset Recovery. Lawyers are selected for the rankings based upon a comprehensive, independent survey with…Read More