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09Feb2023

Transgender appellants win appeal in Q, Tse Henry Edward v Commissioner of Registration [2023] HKCFA 4

The Court of Final Appeal handed down a landmark ruling that a policy on HKID card amendment adopted by the Commissioner of Registration was unconstitutional. The Commissioner of Registration adopts a policy which requires individuals to have completed full sex reassignment surgery if they seek…Read More

03Feb2023

Arrest of juveniles

What will happen if your children or child is arrested by the police? An overview of the rights of juveniles under arrest. Introduction We often hear of arrest of youngsters in Hong Kong. In this article, we briefly discuss how the legal system processes those…Read More

02Feb2023

Seeking a Digital Marketing & Communications Executive / Senior Digital Marketing & Communications Executive

Digital Marketing & Communications Executive / Senior Digital Marketing & Communications Executive Responsibilities Technical knowledge, professional qualifications and experience

01Feb2023

Hong Kong Cookies Regulation

Partner Pádraig Walsh provides the following overview on Hong Kong Cookies Regulation as part of a coordinated international review published in PIN CODE. Citation: Gary CYWIE, Charles MORGAN, Fabrice PERBOST, Alexander BRANDT, Padraig WALSH, Jun YANG and Eduardo USTARAN, ‘Cookies Regulations: An International Outlook’, Revue…Read More

20Jan2023

Tanner De Witt wishes everyone a happy Lunar New Year!- 泰德威律師事務所祝大家萬事如意迎新年,玉兔迎春旺全年!(Office closed 23-25 January)

Tanner De Witt wishes everyone a happy Lunar New Year! 泰德威律師事務所祝大家萬事如意迎新年,玉兔迎春旺全年! Our offices will be closed from Monday 23 to Wednesday 25 January for Lunar New Year. We will resume normal office hours on Thursday 26 January at 9am.

19Jan2023

Substantial connection in jurisdictional matters – no separate test applied to parties without family in Hong Kong says the Court of Appeal in JQ v CLH CACV 350/2021

On 27 May 2021, His Honour Judge I Wong dismissed the Husband’s challenge against Hong Kong having jurisdiction over the Wife’s divorce petition. The Husband appealed. CACV 350/2021 was heard before Hon Chow JA, Hon Barma and Chow JJA in the Court of Appeal. The…Read More

13Jan2023

The Chambers and Partners Greater China Region 2023 rankings are announced

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

12Jan2023

The Legal 500 2023 rankings are announced for Asia-Pacific

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

09Jan2023

Press release: Tanner De Witt celebrates 100% trainee retention rate and welcomed 2022 intake

Hong Kong law firm Tanner De Witt is delighted to announce 100% successful retention of its trainees who qualified in 2022 and are now admitted as solicitors with the firm. The trainees joining Tanner De Witt as solicitors are: Austin graduated from the Hong Kong…Read More

03Jan2023

Tanner De Witt promotes two solicitors to Partner – Veronica Chan and Tim Au

Tanner De Witt is delighted to announce the promotion of Veronica Chan and Tim Au to the position of Partner with the firm, with effect from Sunday 1 January 2023. The promotion of Veronica and Tim brings the firm’s number of partners to 16 and…Read More

20Dec2022

The Alternative to Class Action Litigation in Hong Kong

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

15Dec2022

Supporting Rugby in Laos

Congratulations to the Lao Rugby Federation for successfully hosting a Rugby Sevens Exhibition during the 11th Lao National Games. We are proud to help support their inclusion and the growth of youth rugby throughout Asia. “The Lao Rugby Federation is proud to welcome Tanner De…Read More