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07Jun2018

Mark Side and Joanne Brown attend 7th LAWASIA Family Law & Children’s Rights Conference

Partners Mark Side and Joanne Brown are in Vientiane, Laos this week to attend the 7th LAWASIA Family Law & Children’s Rights Conference. Held on 7 to 8 June, the Conference will welcome family lawyers from all over the APAC region to discuss the following…Read More

27Feb2018

Q&A with Samantha Chu – Matrimonial Lawyer

Samantha obtained her BA from The University of British Columbia and her PCLL from The City University of Hong Kong. Samantha joined Tanner De Witt in September 2017 after completing her training at a renowned matrimonial law firm in Hong Kong. Why did you choose…Read More

20Dec2017

Reciprocal recognition and enforcement of judgments on matrimonial and related matters

Introduction Hong Kong and Mainland China have entered into a new arrangement on the reciprocal recognition and enforcement of civil judgments in matrimonial and family cases (the “Arrangement”) on 20 June 2017. The Arrangement is a significant step to providing clearer legal protection for relevant…Read More

08Nov2017

Tanner De Witt attends The Hong Kong Mental Health Conference 2017

Partner Joanne Brown and Paralegal Elizabeth Seymour-Jones recently attended The Hong Kong Mental Health Conference 2017. Held on Friday 3 November to Sunday 5 November at the Hong Kong Academy of Medicine, the Conference hosted a variety of sessions, some of which are below: Mental Health…Read More

03Nov2017

Legal obstacles to surrogacy remain in Hong Kong

Surrogacy is becoming an increasingly popular option for families hoping to start a family in Hong Kong. The acceptance of non-traditional family structures, increased access to reproductive technologies and cheaper international travel mean that surrogacy is no longer always altruistic, and it is less frequently…Read More