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18Oct2018

Mark Side and Winnie Wat judge ICC International Commercial Mediation Competition 2018

Partner Mark Side and Solicitor Winnie Wat, both of our Litigation and Dispute Resolution practice,  recently had the opportunity to judge submissions at the ICC International Commercial Mediation Competition – HK. Winnie judged a preliminary round, while Mark judged one of the Semi-final rounds. In…Read More

10Oct2018

When do judges refer matters to prosecuting authorities and regulatory bodies for consideration of criminal behaviour or regulatory misconduct?

Introduction When judges learn of a possible crime or professional misconduct during the trial of a matter, they sometimes refer the factual issues to the Secretary for Justice (“SJ”) and/or regulatory bodies for further investigation. In most cases judges do not specify whether they are…Read More

28Sep2018

Asialaw 2019 rankings announced

Tanner De Witt is delighted to announce Asialaw’s 2019 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. All of our firm rankings, as in previous years, are ‘Highly recommended’…Read More

06Sep2018

Expats and divorce in Hong Kong

Where to Divorce: Home or Hong Kong? Some families arrive in Hong Kong from overseas and enjoy the adventure of being in a new place, throwing themselves into new activities and meeting new friends.  Others arrive and the changes they face crack what is already…Read More

24Jul2018

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