Private Client

11May2020

Benchmark Litigation again ranks Tanner De Witt highly, listing twice as many practice groups as previous rankings

Partners Ian De Witt, Robin Darton and Jeff Lane were also selected as “Litigation Stars” in dispute resolution Tanner De Witt is delighted to be ranked Tier 1 for Insolvency, Tier 2 for Commercial and Transactions, Recommended in Private client – Domestic firms, and recognised…Read More

24Apr2020

Covid-19: Can children be separated from parents during quarantines?

Government protocol to manage Covid-19 is to quarantine and hospitalise all positive Covid-19 cases and to isolate all close contacts.  For many parents, the fear of being separated from their children, or of their children facing the trauma of hospitalisation or quarantine on their own,…Read More

02Apr2020

Joanne Brown is a Recommended Family and Divorce Lawyer in Hong Kong 2020 Doyle’s Guide

Partner Joanne Brown, Head of the Tanner De Witt Matrimonial and Family Practice, is recommended as one of only twenty other leading Hong Kong Family and Divorce lawyers by Doyle’s Guide 2020. To reach Joanne, please find her contact information here: Joanne BrownPartner | E-mail About…Read More

06Mar2020

Recognition of paternity in Hong Kong: Parentage 1 of 2

Under Hong Kong family law, a man is presumed to be the biological father of a child if he is married to the woman who gave birth to the child. As this circumstance accounts only for some of the circumstances of the birth of a…Read More

20Feb2020

Sharenting – risks and tips to sharing information about your children online

What is Sharenting? Sharenting is the phenomenon where parents (over)share information, usually pictures of children, on the internet.  The act itself is so prevalent that it is now a term defined in the Collins English Dictionary as “the habitual use of social media to share…Read More

13Dec2019

Tanner De Witt sponsors the 12th Asia Private Banking and Family Office Summit 2019

Our China Practice Group recently returned from Shenzhen where they sponsored the 12th Asia Private Banking & Family Office Summit, organised by Banyan Legacy, taking place on 11 – 12 December. Partners Pamela Mak and River Stone attended along with solicitors Adrian Au, Jonathan Yeung,…Read More

17Oct2019

Q&A with Joanne Lam – Matrimonial Lawyer

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. Before embarking on her legal career, Joanne worked as a journalist in Hong Kong covering global business trends with a…Read More

04Oct2019

Tanner De Witt seeks Family and Private Client Legal Secretary 2+ years’ experience

THIS POSITION HAS BEEN FILLED. WE ARE NO LONGER ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS. Tanner De Witt seeks a pro-active, organised, enthusiastic and experienced candidate to join our law firm’s Family and Private Client Practice as Legal Secretary. Responsibilities: Provide full spectrum of secretarial support to a team of…Read More

17Sep2019

Asialaw 2020 rankings announced

Tanner De Witt is delighted to announce Asialaw’s 2020 rankings of domestic law firms which can be found here. Each firm ranking is divided into the following categories: Outstanding; Highly recommended; Recommended; and Notable. Besides the ranking for our private client practice (which is new…Read More

25Jul2019

Legal update: A Beneficiaries’ right to request information from Trustees

The principles established in Schmidt v Rosewood Trust Ltd [2003] relating to a beneficiaries’ right to request information from trustees was recently confirmed by the England & Wales High Court in Lewis v Tamplin [2018]. In Lewis the settlor set up a trust and left…Read More

27Nov2018

Tanner De Witt supports the 10th Private Banking and Family Office Summit Asia 2018

We were delighted to sponsor the recently concluded 10th Private Banking and Family Office Summit Asia 2018, which was held at the St. Regis Hotel Shenzhen on 14 to 15 November. Corporate and Commercial Partners Eddie Look and River Stone attended the Summit along with…Read More

06Aug2018

Shortlisted in The Macallan ALB Hong Kong Law Awards 2018

Tanner De Witt is pleased to be shortlisted for five awards at The Macallan ALB Hong Kong Law Awards 2018 to be held in Hong Kong on Friday 7 September. We have been shortlisted for: Restructuring and Insolvency Law Firm of the Year; Dispute Resolution Boutique Law Firm…Read More