News & Media

02Sep2021

Tanner De Witt seeks a Senior IT Support Technician

Job Highlights Senior IT Support Technician Reporting to the Head of IT Supervising a team of 2 IT support Technicians Providing 2nd and 3rd Line support Administration and support of IT security infrastructure Administration and support of server and network infrastructure Administration and support of…Read More

04Aug2021

Tanner De Witt shortlisted in ten categories in the ALB Hong Kong Law Awards 2021

We are pleased to be recognised by Asian Legal Business for our work across ten award categories this year, a record number of nominations for us. We have been shortlisted in the following categories (in alphabetical order): Civil Litigation Law Firm of the Year Hong Kong Law…Read More

03Aug2021

Tanner De Witt’s new expanded premises

We are delighted to announce that we are unveiling another office in Tower One of Lippo Centre, just three years after the launch of our flagship premises on the 17th Floor of the same building. With our new office on the 4th Floor, 100% of…Read More

03Aug2021

Legal Update – Anti-Money Laundering and Counter-Terrorist Financing Review Tribunal and Competence Assessment for Money Service Operators

The Anti-Money Laundering and Counter-Terrorist Financing Ordinance, Chapter 615 of the laws of Hong Kong, (“AMLO”) (formerly known as Anti-Money Laundering and Counter-Terrorist Financing (Financial Institutions) Ordinance) came into effect on April 1 2012.  It aims to enhance the anti-money laundering (“AML”) and counter-financing of…Read More

02Aug2021

Tanner De Witt supports the sporting community

As sporting activities pick back up, we are delighted to announce our support of several initiatives. Hong Kong Rugby Union Referee Sponsorship We have extended our Title Sponsorship of the Hong Kong Referees for the Domestic League for another year. We have now supported this…Read More

13Jul2021

Data Breach Response: The Continuous Improvement Cycle

Ever tried? Ever failed? No matter. Try again. Fail again. Fail better. So said Samuel Beckett. And quite pertinent in the context of data breaches. In this article, Pádraig Walsh from the Privacy and Cybersecurity practice group of Tanner De Witt explains that, in a…Read More

08Jul2021

Legal update: Statutory holidays to be increased from 12 days to 17 days over the next 9 years

The Hong Kong Legislative Council has passed the Employment (Amendment) Bill 2021 with its third reading given on 7 July 2021.  Starting from 1 January 2022, 5 days will be added to the list of statutory holidays progressively with one day added every 2 years. …Read More

06Jul2021

Data Breach Response: Role of the Legal Team

Lawyers play a critical role in the response to a data breach. In this article, Pádraig Walsh from the Privacy and Cybersecurity practice group of Tanner De Witt explains the role of the legal team, why engaging external counsel is often essential, and the importance…Read More

02Jul2021

Seeking a Legal Secretary – Restructuring and Insolvency Department

THIS POSITION HAS BEEN FILLED. WE ARE NO LONGER ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS. Tanner De Witt is a friendly, independent Hong Kong law firm with a stable and professional working environment. We are looking for a pro-active, organised, enthusiastic and experienced candidate to join our law firm…Read More

02Jul2021

Recognition of rights for same-sex partners and their children in Hong Kong

In a landmark ruling by the High Court last month the non-biological mother of two children born to her former same-sex partner was granted guardianship rights, joint custody and joint care and control of the children. The former couple had the children with the assistance…Read More

30Jun2021

Marketing Assistant (3+ years’ experience)

THIS POSITION HAS BEEN FILLED. WE ARE NO LONGER ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS. Job Description Excellent opportunity for junior marketing candidate with at least three years of experience (preferably at least one in a law firm) looking to build their skills in a broad marketing role. You…Read More

25Jun2021

High Court rules Housing Authority policy amounts to unlawful discrimination against same-sex spouses

In another step forward for same-sex rights in Hong Kong, the High Court today handed down a judgment confirming that the Housing Authority’s policy excluding same-sex married couples from their Home Ownership Scheme (“HOS”) amounts to unlawful discrimination on the ground of sexual orientation. The…Read More