public interest

09Aug2019

Mark Side attends International Centre for Family Law, Policy and Practice’s 2019 London Conference

Partner Mark Side was in attendance at the International Centre for Family Law, Policy and Practice‘s 2019 London Conference, which was held at the Westminster Law School of The University of Westminster on 3 to 5 July 2019. Over 250 delegates from more than 30…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

04Jun2019

Libel update: Definitions of words used in social media posts not to be found in dictionaries!

In a recent high-profile Facebook libel case following an acrimonious divorce in Stocker v Stocker, the UK Supreme Court has ruled that when determining the natural and ordinary meaning of words published on social media – fleeting and hastily written – the First Instance Judge…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

08Mar2019

Happy International Women’s Day 2019!

From all of us at Tanner De Witt, Happy International Women’s Day! We are celebrating this wonderful occasion by supporting a number of events: On Friday 1 March, we were a Silver Table Sponsor at The Women’s Foundation‘s International Women’s Day Gala Lunch. Kim Boreham,…Read More