Press release: Tanner De Witt Announces Partner Jeff Lane’s Retirement from Partnership to a Consultant Role


Hong Kong, 31 May 2024 — Tanner De Witt, a leading Hong Kong law firm, announces the retirement of Partner Jeff Lane from the partnership as of 31 May 2024 but is also pleased to announce that Jeff Lane will continue with the firm in a consultant role. The firm is also proud to announce that Partner Troy Greig will succeed Jeff Lane as head of the fraud and asset recovery practice.

After years of dedicated service leading the firm’s fraud and asset recovery practice, Jeff Lane has decided to move into retirement but will continue as a consultant at Tanner De Witt. Jeff Lane’s wealth of experience and expertise will continue to benefit the firm and its clients in his new role. His dedication and contributions have been instrumental in the firm’s growth, and his transition to a consultant is a testament to his ongoing commitment to the firm’s success.

Taking over from Jeff Lane as head of the fraud and asset recovery practice is Troy Greig, who brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to the position. Troy Greig has demonstrated exceptional skills and leadership throughout his tenure at Tanner De Witt, making him the ideal candidate. The firm is confident in Troy Greig’s ability to guide the team and continue delivering excellent legal services to clients.

“We are immensely grateful for Jeff’s invaluable contributions as a partner and wish him all the best in his retirement. We are also very happy that he will continue working with us in his new capacity as a consultant,” said Ian De Witt, Founding Partner at Tanner De Witt, adding “We are also excited for Troy and are confident in his ability to lead our team to further success.”

The transition reflects Tanner De Witt’s commitment to fostering growth and maintaining exceptional legal services for its clients. The firm looks forward to the continued success and achievements under Troy Greig’s leadership.

The transition will take effect on Friday, 31 May 2024. Tanner De Witt remains committed to serving its clients with integrity and excellence.

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About Tanner De Witt

Tanner De Witt is an established and recommended independent law firm in Hong Kong.  Many of our lawyers have international law firm backgrounds and our firm and its lawyers receive top ratings from industry publications such as Chambers and Legal 500.

The firm provides legal advice and representation in the following areas: Corporate and Commercial; Banking and Finance; Regulatory and Compliance; Dispute Resolution (Litigation, Arbitration and Mediation); China Practice Group; Restructuring and Insolvency; Employment; Family; Immigration; Wills, Probate and Trusts; Fraud and Asset Recovery; Criminal Law and White-Collar Crime; Intellectual Property; Privacy and Cybersecurity; TMT; and Notarial Services.

Tanner De Witt, 17th Floor, Tower One, Lippo Centre, 89 Queensway, Admiralty, Hong Kong

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