Tanner De Witt expands Hong Kong team with a new hire

Press Release February 2016 Tanner De Witt is pleased to welcome Australian born Troy Greig to the firm. Troy will be joining our Tier 1 Restructuring and Insolvency practice working closely with Leading Lawyers Ian De Witt and Robin Darton. Troy has acted for insolvency…Read More


Tanner De Witt proud sponsor of Discovery Bay’s 10th Annual Picnic in the Park 2016

We are very proud to support the 10th Picnic in the Park held on Saturday 30th January at Siena Park in Discovery Bay. Over 60 acts will perform at Hong Kong’s favourite live music and dance festival which draws thousands of fans to Lantau Island’s…Read More


Legal update: The Competition Ordinance – Leniency Policy

INTRODUCTION The Competition Ordinance (Cap 619) (the “Ordinance”) came into force on 14 December 2015.  Since our previous overview of the Ordinance (click here), the Competition Commission (the “Commission”) and the Competition Tribunal (the “Tribunal”) have been formally established.  The Enforcement Policy published by the…Read More


Tanner De Witt grows litigation and corporate capabilities

Tanner De Witt is delighted to welcome two new staff. Commercial litigator Derek Cheuk and corporate solicitor Katherine Ng joined in recent months to strengthen our commercial litigation and our corporate practice areas. Katherine is working under partners Eddie Look, Tim Drew and Edmond Leung…Read More


Congratulations to Mae Lim on ten years with the firm

Tanner De Witt would like to congratulate legal secretary Mae Lim on her ten year anniversary with the firm. As Mark Side‘s secretary and right hand woman, Mae has been a pleasure to work with over the past decade and been a central part of…Read More


ESF Lions player scores double hat trick!

Tanner De Witt would like to congratulate Alex Gannon, one of the ESF Lions Academy players, who recently scored 6 goals in one HKFA Youth League match. Tanner De Witt is proud sponsor of the ESF Lions Youth Football Programme which has been providing after…Read More


Legal update: Tax update: Hong Kong is removed from Italy’s blacklists

Following the tax treaty between Italy and Hong Kong that was entered into on 14th January 2013, Italy removed Hong Kong from its list of non-cooperative tax jurisdictions (also know as “Italian blacklists”) on 30th November 2015. It is expected that this development will boost…Read More


WAGs Golf Day raises money for Hong Kong charity Sailability

Partners Mark Side, Jeff Lane, Anthony Hill and Phil Swainston participated in the 2015 WAGS Charity Golf Day in Kau Sai Chau in Sai Kung on Friday 27th November to raise money for children’s charity Sailability. This was the 8th annual event that selects a…Read More


Legal update: Government launches public consultation on draft Children’s Bill

Further to our article posted on November 20th 2015 entitled “Long-awaited Children’s Bill coming soon to Hong Kong“, we are pleased to announce that the Hong Kong Government launched a four month public consultation on November 25th 2015 in order to gauge the public’s views…Read More


Tanner De Witt seeks Insolvency and Restructuring Lawyer 5+ PQE

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


Legal update: Long-awaited Children’s Bill coming soon to Hong Kong

The law in Hong Kong that protects children experiencing divorce and other family issues has been discussed and debated for years. Improvements have been made but no concrete Children’s Bill has been passed. Following the well-attended Third Children’s Forum held recently by CIF HK at…Read More


Legal update: The Serious Risks and Consequences of Using False Academic Credentials – “Fit and Proper”

Introduction Hong Kong’s success as one of the most developed financial hubs in the world is attributable in great part to its well-established financial institutions, which safeguard the integrity of the market and protect the interest of investors big and small. The “Fit and Proper”…Read More