News & Media

09Sep2020

River Stone presents to Shanghai Stock Exchange, Hong Kong Representative Office

Corporate and Commercial Partner and Head of our China Practice Group River Stone hosted a virtual presentation to the Hong Kong Representative Office of the Shanghai Stock Exchange (SSE) on Friday 4 September. During the presentation, River shared his insights on the Limited Partnership Fund…Read More

08Sep2020

Jan Willem Möller moderates DutchCham webinar on National Security Law

Partner Jan Willem Möller recently moderated a Dutch Chamber of Commerce webinar on the National Security Law and related foreign sanctions. Held on 27 August, the webinar featured Mini vandePol, Head of the APAC Compliance and Investigations Group at Baker McKenzie. Mini fielded questions on…Read More

07Sep2020

Press release: Tanner De Witt bolsters arbitration practice with appointment of Kevin Warburton

For media: Download a PDF copy of this press release at this link. Tanner De Witt announces with great pleasure the appointment of Kevin Warburton as Partner to join our arbitration practice. The appointment is effective today, Monday 7 September 2020. Prior to joining Tanner De Witt,…Read More

04Sep2020

Joanne Brown and Kim Boreham featured in Expat Living magazine

Partners Joanne Brown and Kim Boreham have been featured in Expat Living Magazine‘s Autumn issue in an article about families and the pandemic. As Head of the Family and Private Client practice, Joanne answered some readers’ questions on how to navigate tricky family situations created/exacerbated…Read More

02Sep2020

Press release: Tanner De Witt celebrates 100% trainee retention rate and welcomes 2020 intake

For media: Download a PDF copy of this press release at this link. Hong Kong law firm Tanner De Witt is delighted to announce that it is retaining 100% of its trainees who are due to qualify in 2020, after all three trainees have accepted solicitor positions…Read More

31Aug2020

Leave granted to foster parents to intervene in wardship proceedings to make arrangements to apply for adoption of ward

In ongoing public wardship proceedings in Hong Kong the High Court granted leave to the foster parents (“Mr and Mrs K”) of the ward (“G”) to intervene in the proceedings and to make arrangements for the adoption of G by them. The Court’s Reasons for…Read More

27Aug2020

Blast from the past

Unearthed from the archives, a vintage GIF from 2004… Sometimes, it is important to look back in order to look forward.

26Aug2020

Advancing Private Adjudication of financial disputes in matrimonial and family proceedings

The first Private Family Adjudication (‘PFA’) was held recently in Hong Kong. It reportedly ran smoothly and led to a swift decision. It prevented a significant delay in ancillary relief trial proceedings, which had been adjourned due to the impact of Covid-19 on the Courts….Read More

25Aug2020

Eddie Look and Tim Drew attend the Mergermarket Asian M&A Forum

Corporate Commercial Co-Heads Eddie Look and Tim Drew recently attended the Mergermarket Asian M&A Forum, which was held virtually from 18 to 20 August. Co-hosted by Mergermarket and AVCJ, the forum connected over 600 leading corporates, private equity investors, and professional advisors for an exclusive…Read More

24Aug2020

Hong Kong Wage Subsidy Update 6 – Application process for 2nd tranche of Employment Support Scheme (ESS) to start on 31 August 2020 until 13 September 2020

The Hong Kong Government has announced that the application process for the second tranche of the ESS will commence on 31 August 2020 until 13 September 2020.  The second tranche of the ESS is expected to be disbursed within three to four weeks after submission…Read More

21Aug2020

Top Tips for Startups Seeking Legal Advice

Meeting lawyers can be intimidating. They seem to speak a different language. Sometimes, you’re none the wiser after the meeting. Then, the bill arrives. It doesn’t have to be that way. Forewarned is forearmed, and planning is everything. Tara Chan from the Corporate and Commercial…Read More

20Aug2020

Ian De Witt and Robin Darton recognised as 2020 Lawdragon 500 Leading Global Restructuring and Insolvency Lawyers

The selection makes Tanner De Witt the only independent Hong Kong law firm represented amongst peers spanning the globe, with only 6 Hong Kong solicitors selected overall. As Lawdragon says, 2020 has, “…brought us an exigent set of challenges…it’s [a] can-do spirit, however, that these…Read More