Tanner De Witt recommended in Doyle’s Leading Hong Kong Family law firms, 2015


Tanner De Witt has been recommended by Doyles as a Leading Hong Kong Family law firm in its recently published 2015 rankings.  This listing has been compiled from the results of an online survey of, and telephone interviews with, senior family lawyers and divorce specialists who practice in the Hong Kong legal market.

Doyles Family Lawyer Guide goes beyond the usual lawyer directory and allows you to:

  • Find out who are the best family lawyers in your city or state;
  • Search for family lawyers close to you;
  • Search for articles and guides on family law and the separation/divorce process written by leading family lawyers.

Tanner De Witt Solicitors advises 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 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.

For family law matters including matrimonial cases please contact lawyers Mark Side or Philip Swainston  or call us on +852 2573 5000. More information on our family law practice can be found here.