Tanner De Witt and Asia Law Asia-Pacific Dispute Resolution Summit 2015 Involvement


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Tanner De Witt is pleased to announce that Ian De Witt has been invited to chair the session Dispute Resolution in China: to litigate or arbitrate? at the Asialaw Asia-Pacific Dispute Resolution Summit 2015, a guide to managing disputes in an increasingly complex cross-border environment. Ian will chair speakers Leanne Zheng (Partner, Jun He Law Offices), Brad Wang (Counsel and Case Manager, CIETAC Hong Kong Arbitration) and Chen Xu (Chief Counsel, Greater China, Cargill Investments). The conference will take place on 24 September 2015 at the Ritz-Carlton in Hong Kong.

Last year more than 250 professionals in both the legal and business field attended the event. The summit will cover the many regional challenges that are arising that law practitioners are facing today. This year we as a firm have decided to be one of the sponsors for the symposium.

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About Ian De Witt

Ian is consistently ranked as a ‘Leading Lawyer’ for restructuring and insolvency in Hong Kong by various industry publications, including Chambers Asia 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011 and Asia Pacific Legal 500 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011 editions. Ian is listed in Legal Media Group Guide to the World’s Leading Insolvency and Restructuring Lawyers and is recommended by Asia Law & Practice as a ‘Leading Lawyer’ for insolvency and restructuring. Asia Pacific Legal 500 2014 edition notes: “‘Highly respected practitioner’ De Witt ‘understands the scene very well and knows all the players; with his network, the chances of getting a deal done are greatly improved’.” It noted in 2013 that “Ian De Witt…provides ‘very strong legal knowledge, but an equally commercial approach’.” Chambers Asia Pacific 2015 notes: “Ian De Witt is acknowledged by peers as a very prominent and capable practitioner.” The 2014 edition a client stated: ‘In my view, he’s (Ian De Witt) probably the best insolvency lawyer in Hong Kong – he is commercial, technically good, and able to come up with innovative ways of resolving a problem.’” The 2013 edition noted that he is ‘First-class technically’ and that he is ‘very well known amongst insolvency circles. He’s definitely at the top of the market in Hong Kong.’

Stay tuned for more updates!

If you would like to attend, you may register here – Asia Law Asia-Pacific Dispute Resolution Summit 2015 Registration.