Russell Bennett selected as top lawyer by Who’s Who Legal: Labour & Employment and Pensions & Benefits 2019


It is with great pleasure that Tanner De Witt announces Partner Russell Bennett has been selected as one of the world’s leading Labour & Employment and Pensions & Benefits lawyers by the Who’s Who Legal: 2019.

Whos Who Legal

Russell specialises in all matters relating to Employment Law, and this latest recognition further affirms in-depth experience in acting for both employers and employees, with particular emphasis on high-value employment disputes in the financial sector. He advises on all aspects of employment law, termination entitlements, post-termination restrictions, bonuses, discrimination, drafting employment contracts, handbooks, retirement and other HR-related documentation as well as immigration, regulatory, and related criminal matters/prosecutions.

A peer confirms Russell is, “…very commercial and sensible. If he’s on your side, you know things can be resolved.” While market commentators regard him as a “good technical lawyer” and a “safe pair of hands with regard to financial services clients.”

Tanner De Witt’s Employment Practice, led by Russell Bennett and Kim Boreham is one of the few dedicated employment practices in Hong Kong. Tanner De Witt has acted in several of the leading reported cases in Hong Kong over the last 20 years, and we are regular speakers to employers, business groups, and human resource professionals.

We act for many major employers as well as senior executives and high profile employees in a wide range of industry sectors including banking and finance, insurance, publishing, manufacturing and professional services.

Through our experience and knowledge, we aim to provide quality, cost-effective and commercial legal advice. Further, through our expertise, we are also able to offer tactical and common sense guidance on best practice to ensure the best overall result for the client, including issues such as performance management, rewards and restriction structures, exit strategies and mediation.

To contact Russell, you may email or contact him at +852 2573 5000.

About Tanner De Witt

Tanner De Witt 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.