Tanner De Witt Family and Matrimonial Lawyer (NQ-4PQE)



Job Description

Tanner De Witt is a business law firm based in Hong Kong, which provides legal services to clients worldwide who have business interests in Hong Kong, China and the Asia Pacific Region.

Tanner De Witt seeks a dedicated Family and Matrimonial lawyer to join its expanding Family and Private Client Practice. Under the supervision of practice head and Partner Mark Side you will join an active team and be involved in the following areas of legal practice:

  • Divorce and separation
  • Financial and maintenance arrangements
  • Child removal and access arrangements
  • Pre- and post-nuptial agreements
  • Wardship proceedings
  • Criminal matters
  • Immigration issues

Applicant requirements:

  • Hong Kong ID holder;
  • Hong Kong qualified lawyer;
  • Excellent command of written and spoken Cantonese and English;
  • Relevant experience a bonus;
  • Good legal knowledge, drafting skills and common sense.

Tanner De Witt offers quality work, a competitive remuneration package, and long term career prospects within a professional and friendly working environment.

We ask interested candidates to send their C.V. and covering letter to webenquiry@tannerdewitt.com.  Personal data collected will be used for recruitment purposes only.

About Tanner De Witt

Tanner De Witt advises families on divorce and associated matters in Hong Kong, often involving international considerations. For companies in the SME sector divorce of owners is frequently a major corporate event.

The approach of Tanner De Witt to divorce and family law is to reduce the impact on all concerned of the end of one chapter and the beginning of the next chapter of life. To achieve this lawyers in Tanner De Witt work to the best modern professional practice in putting the interests of children first and encouraging reasoned compromise and negotiations as first principles.

The areas of legal and practical interest include financial maintenance (sometimes known as alimony), estate distribution, child custody and child access. Many of the instructions in this area come from commercial clients who are expatriates in Hong Kong and are concerned about the implications of divorce for their employment visas and the immigration status of family members.

Tanner De Witt has professional relationships with law firms in other countries closely connected with Hong Kong where international divorces may lead to issues and works with a group of experienced mediators, counsellors and child psychiatrists where appropriate.

Tanner De Witt is an established and recommended business law firm with more than 40 qualified lawyers. 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.