Ian De Witt and Jeff Lane have been listed as Who’s Who Legal 2023 Recommended for Commercial Litigation. Our Partner, Douglas Clark, has been listed as Who’s Who Legal 2023 Global Elite Thought Leader for IP Copyright/Trademarks.
The recent Hong Kong Court of First Instance decision of Re Shandong Chenming Paper Holdings Limited marks another intersection between the public domain of insolvency and the private realm of arbitration. In this and previous decisions, the Hong Kong courts have grappled with the issue…Read More
High Court holding that a foreign plaintiff – with no assets or presence within the Hong Kong jurisdiction – has “a high probability of success” for the purpose of defeating a claim for security for costs
On 16 May 2023, The Honourable Mr Justice Wilson Chan handed down a written decision dismissing Grand Network Technology Limited’s (“GNT”) appeal against the dismissal of its application or security for costs against a foreign plaintiff XY, LLC in XY, LLC v Jesse Zhu (also…Read More
Students spend a big part of the day at school. Parents need to ensure that the learning environment of their children is safe. However, accidents happen from time to time at school. A few examples of the common causes of student injury at school are…Read More
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
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
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
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
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
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
We are proud to announce that Tanner De Witt is now a signatory to the Greener Litigation Pledge.
The stakes are high after a data breach. There is a clear and present danger of legal liability. In this article, Pádraig Walsh from the Privacy and Cybersecurity practice group of Tanner De Witt provides guidance on managing liability following a data breach. The primary…Read More