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06Jun2019

Legal update: Landmark decision by HK CFA to allow civil service spousal benefits and joint tax assessments to same sex couples

On 6 June 2019 Hong Kong’s Court of Final Appeal handed down a landmark unanimous decision allowing same sex couples to enjoy equal spousal benefits in civil service and to file joint tax assessments in Hong Kong. Facts The Appellant, Leung Chun Kwong, a Hong…Read More

10Apr2019

Mark Side judges The Willem C. Vis East International Commercial Arbitration Moot 2019

Litigation and Dispute Resolution Head Mark Side was delighted to take part in judging this year’s Willem C. Vis East International Commercial Arbitration Moot. The competition was hosted by Vis East Moot Foundation Ltd, The Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (East Asia Branch) and City University of…Read More

22Jan2019

The Legal 500 2019 rankings are announced for Asia-Pacific

Tanner De Witt is very pleased to be recommended again this year in The Legal 500 Asia Pacific Guide 2019 for its four main practice areas; corporate and commercial, labour and employment, restructuring and insolvency and litigation and dispute resolution. We are very proud to announce that Ian De Witt, Robin Darton and Kim…Read More

11Dec2018

Legal update: New claim values for District Court and Small Claims Tribunal in effect

Increases to the maximum claim values in the jurisdiction of the District Court and Small Claims Tribunal came into effect on 3 December 2018, following a consultation launched by the Judiciary in August 2015 and a passing of the resolution by the Legislative Council on…Read More

06Dec2018

Tanner De Witt mini rugby ball spotted at 11th Centaurs International Mini & Youth Rugby Tournament 2018 in Singapore

Litigation and Dispute Resolution Partner Mark Side was in Singapore last month to attend the 11th Centaurs International Mini & Youth Rugby Tournament, which was held at the Centaurs Sports Park. Mini rugby teams from the U5 (under 5 years old) to U17 categories all participated…Read More