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27May2022

Hong Kong Court sets aside ex parte order to enforce Mainland Chinese arbitral award on the grounds of material non-disclosure but re-grants order for enforcement on an inter partes basis

Summary In Lin Chien Hsiung v Lin Hsiu Fen[1], the Hong Kong Court of First Instance (“CFI”): (a) set aside an ex parte order for enforcement of an arbitral award (the “Award”)issued by Shanghai Arbitration Commission ( “SAC”); but (b) subsequently exercised its discretion to…Read More

27May2022

Difficulties members of the LGBTIQ+ community face in the context of family law legislation and practice in Hong Kong

On Wednesday night, members of the Family Department had the pleasure of attending a talk by Tim Parker and Geoffrey Yeung of Denis Chang’s Chambers, hosted by the Hong Kong Family Law Association. The talk addressed some of the significant difficulties members of the LGBTIQ+…Read More

23May2022

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

12May2022

Tanner De Witt seeks Corporate Paralegal – 2+ years’ experience

We are seeking a Corporate Paralegal to join our Corporate Commercial Group and take part in its continued success. Requirements: A minimum of 2-years trademark experience in reputable law firm or MNC Sound knowledge in working on trademarks and general knowledge in other non-contentious matters…Read More

11May2022

Tanner De Witt seeks Corporate and Commercial Solicitor (2-4PQE)

Tanner De Witt seeks a Hong Kong-qualified solicitor with 2-4 years PQE and a focus on non-contentious corporate work and regulatory matters. Join one of the largest independent law firms in Hong Kong servicing a global client base with business interests in Hong Kong, China…Read More

27Apr2022

Hong Kong Wage Subsidy Update – Overview of Employment Support Scheme 2022

The full details of the new round of the Employment Support Scheme (“ESS 2022”) have been announced by the Hong Kong Government. Under the ESS 2022, the eligible Employers may apply for wage subsidies in respect of the relevant employees during the subsidy period from…Read More

26Apr2022

Tanner De Witt is seeking a Junior IT Support Technician

Tanner De Witt is seeking a candidate to join us as a Junior IT Support Technician. Key requirements Maintain incident ownership through the incident lifecycle to satisfactory Customer resolution. Experience in installing, maintaining, and troubleshooting hardware and software. Experience in diagnosing, reporting, and resolving or…Read More

21Apr2022

Tanner De Witt’s Family Practice ranked  and Joanne Brown recommended as Leading Family and Divorce Lawyer in Doyle’s Guide Hong Kong.

We are pleased to announce Partner and Head of the Family Practice at Tanner De Witt, Joanne Brown has again been  recommended in Doyle’s Guide Hong Kong as a “Leading Family & Divorce Lawyer” 2022 . Along with Adrian Au who was listed as one…Read More

21Apr2022

Data breach: Lessons from a recent investigation report in Hong Kong

Investigation reports from the Privacy Commissioner are spilled milk stories that serve as salutary reminders to the mortals among us that there but for the grace of God, go we. This came to the fore again in the investigation report published by the Office of…Read More

20Apr2022

Adrian Au ranked as 2022 Hong Kong Family Law Rising Stars

Tanner De Witt’s Family Practice Associate Adrian Au has been listed as one of Hong Kong’s ‘Family Law Rising Stars’ in Doyle’s Guide 2022 which identifies future leading lawyers within Family Law. Joanne Brown, Partner and Head of the Family Practice at Tanner De Witt says:  “Adrian is a skilled and empathetic lawyer who always goes the…Read More

19Apr2022

Executors’ Power over Administration of an Estate

Recent High Court case Lam Man Cheung v Lam Man Yin [2022] HKCFI 866 concerns a dispute between executors and a beneficiary of an estate. The beneficiary, who is entitled to 40% interest of a property, requested the executors to execute an assent to vest…Read More

14Apr2022

Happy Easter 2022!

We have concluded our digital Easter Egg Hunt for 2022. Many thanks to everyone who participated and congratulations to the winner! The team at Tanner De Witt wishes you a Happy Easter! To get the (remote) festivities started, the Easter Bunny has hidden five Easter…Read More