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24Feb2015

Legal update: Aircraft Liens – The Oasis Judgment

The word “lien” can be described in layman’s terms as a right, often arising by operation of law rather than under contract, to retain the property of another party until that other party pays his debts. The word also enjoys a second, rather more obscure,…Read More

24Feb2015

Legal update: Adverse Possession: Mind Your Property

How is it possible that someone can end up rightfully possessing land by being a trespasser? Strange as it may be, this is possible under the centuries-old doctrine of adverse possession. Adverse possession allows someone to obtain a right to possess land by occupying it…Read More

24Feb2015

Legal update: Adverse Costs Consequences in Discrimination Claims

The recent decision of Chan Wai Ho v Civil Service Bureau shows an increasing and important trend in the court’s approach to ordering costs against unsuccessful parties in discrimination cases. Facts of the Case The above case of Chan Wai Ho v Civil Service Bureau…Read More

17Feb2015

Tanner De Witt’s Employment and Restructuring and Insolvency teams ranked top in Hong Kong

The results of the Chambers Asia-Pacific 2015 legal rankings guide have been published and our Employment and Restructuring and Insolvency teams have been ranked in Band 1. We publish highlights of the rankings below: Employment (Band 1) What the team is known for: Renowned for…Read More

17Feb2015

Chinese New Year Office Opening Hours

Hong Kong will celebrate Chinese New Year this week and our office will be closed Thursday 19th and Friday 20th February. We will reopen as usual on Monday 23rd February. Please see our Contact page for further details. The team at Tanner De Witt wishes…Read More