News & Media

17Jan2020

Partner River Stone speaks at 17th Annual Global Cross Border Mergers and Acquisitions Summit

On Tuesday, Partner River Stone and Solicitor Peter Tang were in Shanghai where River spoke at the 2020 17th Annual Global Cross Border Mergers & Acquisitions Summit. The summit examines M&A trends, issues, and opportunities from tax, regulatory, financial, operational, and even post-merger HR considerations. River…Read More

15Jan2020

Legal Update: Recent judgement revises guidance for amount of damages for injury to feelings in pregnancy discrimination case

The recent District Court decision of 秦秀清 v 長鴻鋁窗裝飾工程有限公司 (“Tsun”; DCEO3/2018) updated the starting point of the award of damages for injury to feelings in pregnancy discrimination cases and provided further guidance as to the factors which the Court may take into account in awarding…Read More

14Jan2020

Legal Update: Obtaining Validation Orders to pay restructuring costs

INTRODUCTION Tanner De Witt successfully assisted China Singyes Solar Technologies Holdings Limited (“Singyes”)[1] in obtaining a validation order that enabled Singyes to pay certain operation expenses and professional fees incurred for the purpose of a substantial restructuring exercise notwithstanding the existence of a winding up…Read More

14Jan2020

Tanner De Witt Insolvency/Restructuring Lawyer (1-3PQE)

Job Description Tanner De Witt is a business law firm based in Hong Kong, which provides legal services to clients worldwide who have business interests in Hong Kong, China and the Asia Pacific Region. We are seeking a solicitor with 1-3 years’ PQE to join…Read More

10Jan2020

PE Firms and Family Offices on the SFC Radar: An Update on SFC Licensing in Hong Kong

The Securities and Futures Commission in Hong Kong (SFC) actively engaged with the private equity sector in 2019. The purpose was to highlight securities licensing requirements that affect private equity (PE) fund managers and family offices in Hong Kong. On 7 January 2020, the SFC…Read More

06Jan2020

Hong Kong Law Society Awards Tanner De Witt Solicitors for Pro Bono Services

We are delighted to announce that three members of our team have won awards in The Law Society of Hong Kong’s 2019 Pro Bono and Community Service Award Presentation Ceremony, which was held on 19 December 2019. Gold Award (not less than 100 hours): Elizabeth Seymour-Jones…Read More

16Dec2019

Jeff Lane featured in Who’s Who Legal’s Thought Leaders Global Elite 2020

Fraud and Asset Tracing Partner Jeff Lane was recently featured in legal directory Who’s Who Legal’s 2020 Guide as a Global Elite Thought Leader for Asset Recovery. The guide includes an interview with Jeff which details his inspiration to pursue a legal career, what clients…Read More

13Dec2019

Tanner De Witt sponsors the 12th Asia Private Banking and Family Office Summit 2019

Our China Practice Group recently returned from Shenzhen where they sponsored the 12th Asia Private Banking & Family Office Summit, organised by Banyan Legacy, taking place on 11 – 12 December. Partners Pamela Mak and River Stone attended along with solicitors Adrian Au, Jonathan Yeung,…Read More

11Dec2019

Tanner De Witt seeks a Legal Secretary – Float Secretary Role

Legal Secretary – Float Secretary Tanner De Witt seeks a pro-active, organised, enthusiastic and experienced candidate to join our law firm as a Legal Secretary with 2+ years experience. Responsibilities: Provide full spectrum of secretarial support to legal teams as needed Handle all legal related…Read More

11Dec2019

Tanner De Witt Corporate Commercial Lawyer (1-3 PQE)

Job Description Tanner De Witt is a business law firm based in Hong Kong which provides legal services to clients worldwide who have business interests in Hong Kong, China and the Asia Pacific Region. With more than 40 qualified lawyers across a range of practice…Read More

10Dec2019

Legal Aid in Hong Kong

We are fortunate in Hong Kong to have access to legal advice from solicitors covering a broad range of civil and criminal proceedings under the Legal Aid Schemes. Barristers can also be assigned to your case by the Legal Aid Department, where it is deemed…Read More

09Dec2019

Running to help senior citizens in the Discovery Bay 10K!

On Saturday 7 December, six Tanner De Witt runners ran the annual Discovery Bay 10K – an event that we have supported for several years as Title Sponsor! Tim Drew, Jan Willem Möller, Natalie Lam, Raymond Ko, Erica Chung and Pete Spizzirri all raced, with Tim Drew finishing fastest…Read More