Pro Bono

06Jan2020

Hong Kong Law Society Awards Tanner De Witt Solicitors for Pro Bono Services

We are delighted to announce that three members of our team have won awards in The Law Society of Hong Kong’s 2019 Pro Bono and Community Service Award Presentation Ceremony, which was held on 19 December 2019. Gold Award (not less than 100 hours): Elizabeth Seymour-Jones…Read More

10Dec2019

Legal Aid in Hong Kong

We are fortunate in Hong Kong to have access to legal advice from solicitors covering a broad range of civil and criminal proceedings under the Legal Aid Schemes. Barristers can also be assigned to your case by the Legal Aid Department, where it is deemed…Read More

03May2019

Two Tanner De Witt teams emerge victorious in HK Centre for Pro Bono Service Quiz

It was an intellectual evening for the books on Thursday 25 April as the HK Centre for Pro Bono Service hosted its inaugural Quiz Night at Canny Man Bar. In true supportive fashion, Tanner De Witt entered two teams in this eleven-team tournament, and both…Read More

04Jan2019

Tanner De Witt wins Pro Bono Awards in Law Society of HK’s 2018 Recognition Programme

We are delighted to announce that four members of our team have won awards in The Law Society of Hong Kong’s 2018 Pro Bono and Community Service Award Presentation Ceremony, which was held on 13 December 2018. Bronze Award (not less than 20 hours): Joanne…Read More

15Mar2018

Tanner De Witt supports West Island School’s Spring Fair 2018

We had a delightful time at this year’s West Island School Spring Fair 2018, which was sponsored by Tanner De Witt. Hundreds of parents and children came out to enjoy the school’s facilities and a selection of food and drink. There was also live entertainment…Read More

02Jan2018

Tanner De Witt wins Pro Bono Awards from Law Society of HK

Partner Joanne Brown, Consultant Philip Swainston and Solicitor Rowan Varty represented Tanner De Witt at the Pro Bono and Community Service Award Presentation Ceremony, which was held at the Department of Justice on 13 December 2017. We are pleased to announce that we won a Bronze…Read More

31Dec2017

2017: a year full of sponsorships, sports and speaking opportunities

2017 has been a year of growth for Tanner De Witt with two new partners, 15 new joiners, 5 newly qualified lawyers, 4 new trainees, 1 new practice area, 1 new office, more than 80 events…and we turned 18! As one of Hong Kong’s largest…Read More

27Nov2017

Joanne Brown and Elizabeth Seymour-Jones attend Pathfinders Charity Dinner

On the evening of Saturday 18 November, Partner Joanne Brown and Paralegal Elizabeth Seymour-Jones donned mysterious masks to support migrant charity PathFinders at their Mardi Gras themed Anniversary Dinner. Held every year in November, this year’s dinner was an especially poignant one for the charity,…Read More

20Nov2017

Tanner De Witt wins 2017 Pro Bono Law Firm Bronze Award

We are pleased to announce that we have won a Bronze Award for our pro bono work in this year’s Law Society of Hong Kong Pro Bono and Community Work Recognition Programme. The award recognises a local or international law firm that has made an outstanding…Read More

08Jun2017

Happy World Oceans Day!

Happy World Oceans Day from all of us here at Tanner De Witt! This year’s theme for World Oceans Day is “Our Oceans, Our Future”. The theme is especially poignant, as nearly half of the world’s population is now under 25 years old. It is vital…Read More

26Jan2017

Tanner De Witt supports UNICEF and attends 30th anniversary closing ceremony and cocktail reception

Tanner De Witt founding partner Ian De Witt was invited to attend the UNICEF 30th Anniversary Closing Ceremony and Cocktail Reception held at the Ballroom of the Government House in Hong Kong on Friday 20 January 2017. The event was a chance for UNICEF to present…Read More

07Jun2016

Tanner De Witt supports documentary film A Plastic Ocean

Tanner De Witt is proud to support a worthy cause and provide pro bono legal services to the makers of A Plastic Ocean. A Plastic Ocean is a new feature-length adventure documentary that brings to light the consequences of our global disposable lifestyle. We thought…Read More