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Feb272018

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

Dec202017

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

Nov082017

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

Nov022017

Press release: Tanner De Witt further develops China and Matrimonial Practices

PRESS RELEASE 2 November 2017 For immediate release Tanner De Witt announces with great pleasure the promotion of solicitors Joanne Brown and River Stone to its partnership; the promotions were effective Wednesday 1 November. Joanne will serve as Head of the Matrimonial and Family Department….Read More

Feb012017

How to make use of the Mental Health Ordinance when a relative becomes incapable of managing their affairs

This article explains how to deal with a family member whose mental capacity declines and you need to gain control of their financial and legal affairs without an Enduring Power of Attorney. When a family member becomes mentally ill it is important to ensure that…Read More