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22Oct2021

Legal update: Hong Kong High Court upholds a six-month non-compete clause

The Hong Kong High Court has recently upheld and enforced a six-month non-compete clause in BFAM Partners (Hong Kong) Limited v Gareth John Mills and Segantii Capital Management Limited [2021] HKCFI 2904, granting an injunction in favour of the applicant former employer, BFAM. Background BFAM, a company…Read More

22Oct2021

Company Secretary Assistant

We are seeking an experienced company secretary assistant to join the firm.  Working within the corporate commercial department, you will undertake company secretarial matters including but not limited to incorporation of Hong Kong companies, establishment of branch offices, annual compliance and ongoing ad-hoc company secretarial…Read More

12Oct2021

Tanner De Witt seeks a Credit Controller

Key responsibilities To monitor outstanding payments and invoices in a strategic and organised manner with a view to fulfilling collection needs of the office Monitor client accounts generally for maintenance, including monitoring for any  money on account and actively seeking solutions for any issues encountered…Read More

11Oct2021

Tanner De Witt seeks a Billing Assistant

Billing Assistant Job Highlights Provide secretarial support to a team Update and maintain filing system Coordinate meetings and schedule daily activities Job Description Responsibilities:  Assist the billing system, maintain the system date up-to-date with high level of accuracy Conduct conflict search and circulate Keep record/update…Read More

06Oct2021

Press release: Tanner De Witt further grows commercial and regulatory practice with appointment of consultant Munenori Kaku

Click here to read the Japanese translation of this press release. Tanner De Witt confirms the appointment of senior commercial and regulatory lawyer Munenori (Muny) Kaku as a Consultant with the firm’s Corporate and Commercial practice. The appointment was effective Monday 20 September 2021. Muny,…Read More

30Sep2021

Tanner De Witt sponsors 21st Annual China Foreign Investment & M&A Policy Update Conference in Shanghai

Tanner De Witt is proud to sponsor the 21st Annual China Foreign Investment & M&A Policy Update Conference which took place on Friday 23 September at the Renaissance Shanghai Pudong Hotel in Shanghai. Highlights of the conference: Latest development of China’s new Foreign Investment Law…Read More

29Sep2021

Press release: Tanner De Witt celebrates 100% trainee retention rate and welcomes 2021 intake

Hong Kong law firm Tanner De Witt is delighted to announce 100% successful retention of its trainees who are due to qualify in 2021. All four trainees who have recently completed the two-year training programme have accepted solicitor positions with the firm. The trainees joining…Read More

17Sep2021

Asialaw 2022 rankings announced

Tanner De Witt is delighted to announce Asialaw’s 2022 rankings of domestic law firms which can be found here. All practices and lawyers have maintained their rankings from the previous year. Our 2022 awards are as follows: OutstandingLabour and EmploymentRestructuring and Insolvency Highly RecommendedCorporate and M&ADispute ResolutionRegulatory…Read More

14Sep2021

Tanner De Witt is seeking an IT Support Technician

THIS POSITION HAS BEEN FILLED. WE ARE NO LONGER ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS. Tanner De Witt is seeking a candidate to join us as an IT Support Technician. Key requirements Maintain high levels of incident ownership through the incident lifecycle to satisfactory Customer resolution. Experience in installing,…Read More

13Sep2021

Tanner De Witt seeks a Litigation and Arbitration Lawyer (5-8 years’ PQE)

Tanner De Witt seeks a litigation and arbitration lawyer with 5-8 years’ PQE to join our Dispute Resolution Department. This role is good opportunity for a lawyer to grow one’s practice within an established firm, or alternatively, to develop a niche and skilled practice with…Read More

13Sep2021

Tanner De Witt seeks a Litigation and Arbitration Lawyer (2-5PQE)

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 firm, or alternatively, to develop a niche and skilled practice with…Read More

08Sep2021

Injunction to restrain the presentation of a winding-up petition

Introduction Rather unfortunately, there are no statutory provisions available to a company to set aside a statutory demand. If a company is served with a statutory demand and disputes the alleged debt, save for agreeing with the alleged creditor not to present a winding-up petition,…Read More