News & Media

10Aug2015

Ian De Witt joins panel of judges at Vis East’s inaugural Young International Mediation Competition at HKIAC in Hong Kong

Held at the Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre, the Young International Mediation Competition (YIMC) is an annual competition of teams representing law schools throughout the world. Eight teams took part in the Inaugural YIMC which was conducted in English in Hong Kong from 2nd to…Read More

20Jul2015

Tanner De Witt hosts C5’s Fraud, Asset Tracing & Recovery Asia Conference networking event 23 June 2015, Hong Kong

Tanner De Witt was pleased to host a networking party for the attendees of C5’s Fraud, Asset Tracing & Recovery Asia that was hosted at The InterContinental Grand Stanford Hotel, Hong Kong last month. The conference covered topics including Innovative Strategies, Novel Tactics and Cutting…Read More

13Jul2015

Russell Bennett selected as top lawyer by Who’s Who Legal: Management Labour & Employment 2015

Tanner De Witt is pleased to announce that Partner Russell Bennett has been selected as one of the world’s leading Management Labour & Employment lawyers by the Who’s Who Legal: Management Labour & Employment 2015. Russell specialises in all matters relating to employment law as…Read More

09Jul2015

Legal update: Indirect Discrimination in Hong Kong: claimants need to prove that they are disadvantaged and why

In the UK case of Home Office (UK Border Agency) and Shafic Essop and Others, the Court of Appeal (“CA”) decided that it is necessary for the claimant to show the reason why the provision, criterion or practice (“PCP”) which it is claimed constitutes indirect…Read More

08Jul2015

Legal update: Tips on protecting yourself during criminal arrest and execution of search warrants in Hong Kong with proper legal representation

The Commercial Crime Bureau obtained search warrants to search our client’s two residential properties and company office in Hong Kong. The CCB carried out “dawn raids” simultaneously on all three locations. We were able to provide immediate advice and assistance. No items were seized from…Read More

18Jun2015

Legal update: Bankruptcy – Discharge or Extension? A tougher approach by the Courts

Click here for pdf version of this article. Introduction When an individual is adjudged bankrupt, the property of the bankrupt vests in the trustees.  A bankrupt’s duties include cooperating with the trustees and to assist them to recover and realise his assets.  Since the legislation…Read More

16Jun2015

Tanner De Witt Litigation Lawyer (3-6 years’ PQE)

THIS POSITION HAS BEEN FILLED. Tanner De Witt seeks a solicitor with 3-6 years’ PQE to join our renowned Litigation and Dispute Resolution Department and take part in its continued success. The successful candidate will: have solid commercial litigation experience; possess excellent legal knowledge, client…Read More

12Jun2015

Tanner De Witt Legal Secretary Roles – Insolvency and Litigation (2+ years’ experience)

THIS POSITION HAS BEEN FILLED. WE ARE NO LONGER ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS.  Tanner De Witt offers two legal secretary positions: 1. Legal Secretary (Insolvency) 2. Legal Secretary (Litigation) Responsibilities: Provide secretarial support to a team of Litigation and Dispute Resolution/Insolvency and Debt Recovery lawyers Update and…Read More

11Jun2015

Tanner De Witt’s Kim Boreham and Pamela Mak interviewed for Women in Law feature in Asian Legal Business – June 2015

Tanner De Witt is pleased to announce that Partners Kim Boreham and Pamela Mak have been featured in Asian Legal Business’ feature Women in Law (June 2015). Kim and Pamela discuss their experience of being a lawyer in Hong Kong and what inspired them to…Read More

21May2015

Jeff Lane co-chairs C5’s Fraud, Asset Tracing & Recovery Asia Conference – 23-24 June 2015, Hong Kong

Hosted at The InterContinental Grand Stanford Hotel, Hong Kong, this conference will cover topics including Innovative Strategies, Novel Tactics and Cutting Edge Recovery Methods in an Era of Global Fraud. Tanner De Witt’s fraud specialist Partner Jeff Lane will co-chair this key annual event, the…Read More

20May2015

Junior/mid-ranking Corporate/Commercial Solicitor (1-5 years PQE)

THIS POSITION HAS BEEN FILLED. WE ARE NO LONGER ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS. Tanner De Witt is a business law firm based in Hong Kong, which provides legal services to clients worldwide who have business interests in Hong Kong, China and the Asia Pacific Region. We are…Read More

15May2015

Legal update: Equal Opportunities Commission – Racial Equality and School Uniform

Uniform policies and discrimination With the increasing awareness in racial equality, companies, institutions and organisations should review their existing policies and identify any potential problems which may affect the legitimacy of relevant policies. In particular, uniform policies implemented by schools and organisations have been a…Read More