Recent updates from Tanner De Witt


Insolvency and Restructuring

In April 2015, Tanner De Witt’s Insolvency & Restructuring team welcomed Veronica Chan on board. Prior to joining Tanner De Witt, Veronica gained experience across a broad range of legal practices including insolvency, matrimonial, and litigation.

Tanner De Witt’s Insolvency & Restructuring team, and its Partners Ian De Witt and Robin Darton, are consistently ranked as Band 1/Tier 1 lawyers in their field in Hong Kong by publications such as Legal 500 and Chambers & Partners.

Ian De Witt recently sat on the Insolvency panel at the IPBA 25th Annual Meeting and Conference which was held at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre from 6-9 May 2015. The panel spoke on “The Intersection of Trans-Pacific Trade and International Insolvency Regimes”.

Ian has also recently resumed his position on the Law Society’s Insolvency Committee.

Family and Private Client

Joanne Brown joined Tanner De Witt’s Family Practice in April 2015, bringing with her a wealth of both litigious and non-contentious experience in family law. Joanne’s focus in this area includes jurisdictional issues, divorce, separation, financial arrangements for spouse and children, nuptial agreements, custody and other disputes relating to children, paternity, and adoption cases. Joanne is also an accredited Collaborative Law Practitioner.

Tanner De Witt’s Family and Private Client team works closely with clients to ensure minimal impact on all involved in divorce and associated matters, putting the interests of children first, and encouraging reasoned compromise and negotiations as primary principles.

Fraud and Asset Tracing

Led by partners Mark Side and Jeff Lane, Tanner De Witt’s Fraud and Asset Tracing team is delighted to have been awarded the InterContinental Finance Magazine 2015 Global Awards Fraud and Asset Tracing Law Firm of the Year – Hong Kong.

The InterContinental Finance Magazine 2015 Global Awards “are designed to celebrate those firms that have not only survived the massive economic downturn over the last few years but have flourished. These firms will have excelled over their competitors because of their continued quality of advice, customer service and business prowess.”

Corporate and Commercial

Tanner De Witt has been awarded the title of Most Outstanding Law Firm – Hong Kong in the Corporate LiveWire M&A Awards 2015.
“The 2015 M&A Awards recognise those who have consistently proved to exceed industry standards and provide excellent advisory services, helping companies to navigate the challenges the face when undergoing these transitionary processes.” This practice area is co-headed by partners Eddie Look, Tim Drew and Edmond Leung.

About Tanner De Witt Solicitors

Tanner De Witt Solicitors is an established and recommended independent law firm in Hong Kong. Our firm and lawyers, many of whom have international law firm backgrounds, receive top ratings from industry publications such as Chambers and Partners and Legal 500.

Our primary focus is business law in Asia. We provide legal advice and representation in the following areas: Corporate and Commercial; Litigation and Dispute Resolution; Insolvency and Restructuring; Employment; Immigration; Family and Private Client; Wills and Trusts; Financial Services Regulatory; Hospitality including Liquor Licensing; White Collar Crime and Criminal.

For further information, please contact us.