litigation and dispute resolution

17Sep2019

Asialaw 2020 rankings announced

Tanner De Witt is delighted to announce Asialaw’s 2020 rankings of domestic law firms which can be found here. Each firm ranking is divided into the following categories: Outstanding; Highly recommended; Recommended; and Notable. Besides the ranking for our private client practice (which is new…Read More

17Apr2019

Press release: Tanner De Witt strengthens its litigation practice with appointment of Philip Lee as Solicitor

PRESS RELEASE Wednesday 17 April 2019 For immediate release Tanner De Witt announces with great pleasure the appointment of Philip Lee as a Solicitor in the firm’s Litigation and Dispute Resolution Practice. The appointment was effective on Monday 15 April 2019. Prior to joining Tanner…Read More

02Jan2019

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the handover in 1997 however, China is no longer considered a foreign country by Hong Kong, therefore this ordinance is no longer applicable when…Read More

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

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