News & Media

19Nov2021

Tanner De Witt recognised in Global Restructuring Review’s GRR100 2021 list

We are delighted to announce that Tanner De Witt’s award-winning, top tier Restructuring and Insolvency practice is once again listed in the Global Restructuring Review’s GRR100 2021 compilation of the world’s leading law firms for cross-border restructuring and insolvency matters. We continue to be the only firm from Hong…Read More

18Nov2021

Tanner De Witt supports Tekkerz football programme

As part of our ongoing commitment to grassroots sports in Hong Kong, we are delighted to announce our support of the Tekkerz football programme as official sponsor. Tekkerz, which is based in Discovery Bay, trains young players from U6 to U12. With this sponsorship Tanner…Read More

04Nov2021

Tanner De Witt seeks a Messenger / Office Assistant

THIS POSITION HAS BEEN FILLED. WE ARE NO LONGER ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS. Messenger / Office Assistant Job responsibilities: Responsible for external and internal document delivery Assist in general office chores, including various cleaning and storage related tasks Requirements: Form 3 or above graduate 2 years’ or…Read More

01Nov2021

Tanner De Witt celebrates Dress Pink Day 2021

Tanner De Witt continued its annual tradition of participating in Hong Kong Cancer Fund’s Dress Pink Day by enjoying pink cocktails, homemade pink cupcakes and donning beautiful pink outfits! The evening concluded with a fashion show featuring handmade pink accessories, flashing neon sunglasses and even…Read More

28Oct2021

Legal Update: The High Court confirms and restates the employer’s right to terminate under contractual provisions, and the limited effect on that right of the implied duty of trust and confidence in employment contracts

The Duty The implied duty of mutual trust and confidence (the “Duty”) was first recognised in the UK case of Malik v BCCI [1998] AC 20 and was later adopted by the Hong Kong Courts in Evelyn Semana Bachicha v Poon Shiu Man Henry (CACV…Read More

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

THIS POSITION HAS BEEN FILLED. WE ARE NO LONGER ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS.  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,…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