public interest

18Oct2018

Mark Side and Winnie Wat judge ICC International Commercial Mediation Competition 2018

Partner Mark Side and Solicitor Winnie Wat, both of our Litigation and Dispute Resolution practice,  recently had the opportunity to judge submissions at the ICC International Commercial Mediation Competition – HK. Winnie judged a preliminary round, while Mark judged one of the Semi-final rounds. In…Read More

20Sep2018

Same sex spouses to receive dependant visas after policy reversal by Immigration Department

In its judgment handed down on 4 July 2018 the Court of Final Appeal upheld the Court of Appeal’s decision that the Director of Immigration’s exclusion of same-sex married or otherwise formalised couples from the dependant visa policy was unlawful. Effective 19 September 2018, the…Read More

01Aug2018

Kimberly Dasse attends launch of the Handbook on Initial Victim Identification and Assistance for Trafficked Persons

Family and Private Client Solicitor Kimberly Dasse recently attended the International Organisation for Migration (IOM)’s launch event for the Handbook on Initial Victim Identification and Assistance for Trafficked Persons. The Handbook was developed by Hong Kong’s Civil Society Anti-Human Trafficking Task Force, which was founded…Read More

04Jul2018

Tanner De Witt supports Jason Karas in 2018 Room to Read race

Tanner De Witt was delighted to support Lipman Karas principal Jason Karas as he competed in Room to Read, London’s Fastest Executive 10km Race, on 12 June in Hyde Park. The race comprised of about 30 runners, including John Ridding (CEO of the Financial Times…Read More

12Jun2018

Tanner De Witt supports 120th Philippine Independence Day Charity Ball & Concert

Tanner De Witt was pleased to support the Philippine Association of Hong Kong’s Charity Ball and Concert on Saturday 9 June. Partners Robin Darton, Ian De Witt, Eddie Look and Tim Drew attended to show support for this charity fundraiser which raised funds for three…Read More