Joanne Lam



Joanne is a Solicitor in our Family and Private Client team having joined Tanner De Witt in March 2017 and completed her two year training contract.

Joanne’s main focus within the firm is on matrimonial and children’s matters. She also has experience in general private client matters, including immigration (in particular with naturalisation applications), probate and employment related issues. Joanne has a particular interest in matters relating to mental health law and the surrounding issues, and specifically in relation to the capacity of minors and the elderly.

Joanne read Law at the University of Nottingham and completed her Postgraduate Certificates in Law at the University of Hong Kong. She is fluent in English and Cantonese and speaks conversational Mandarin.

Before embarking on her legal career, Joanne worked as a journalist in Hong Kong covering global business trends with a particular focus on the luxury retail sector. Her work has appeared in the South China Morning Post and the New York Times amongst other publications. She also holds a Master of Journalism from the University of Hong Kong.


  • Hong Kong Family Law Association
  • The Law Society of Hong Kong
  • Foreign Correspondents’ Club, Hong Kong