Tim Drew


The Legal 500 2020 rankings are announced for Asia-Pacific

Tanner De Witt is proud to once again be recommended this year in The Legal 500 Asia Pacific Guide 2020 for its four main practice areas; corporate and commercial, labour and employment, restructuring and insolvency and litigation and dispute resolution. Notably, partners Ian De Witt, Robin Darton and Kim Boreham have retained their leading…Read More


Running to help senior citizens in the Discovery Bay 10K!

On Saturday 7 December, six Tanner De Witt runners ran the annual Discovery Bay 10K – an event that we have supported for several years as Title Sponsor! Tim Drew, Jan Willem Möller, Natalie Lam, Raymond Ko, Erica Chung and Pete Spizzirri all raced, with Tim Drew finishing fastest…Read More


Tim Drew and Jan Willem Möller attend the 2019 IBA APAC M&A Conference in Tokyo

Corporate Commercial Partner Tim Drew and Solicitor Jan Willem Möller are in Tokyo, Japan this week to attend the International Bar Association’s 2019 Asia Pacific Mergers & Acquisitions Conference. This year’s conference topics include: Current legal developments in M&A in Asia; Corporate governance developments in…Read More


Extension of Time Claims in Hong Kong

Introduction Delay claims are one of the most common areas for disputes in Hong Kong within the construction industry. Despite this, there still appears to be uncertainty about: what to claim; when to claim; and how to claim. Delay claims, even the approach in the…Read More


Doing business in Hong Kong

Introduction On 1 July 1997, sovereignty over Hong Kong transferred to the People’s Republic of China with Hong Kong designated the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the PRC. Upon resumption of sovereignty to China, Hong Kong became subject to the Basic Law, which is…Read More


The Competition Ordinance

INTRODUCTION The Competition Ordinance (“Ordinance“), enacted on 14 June 2012, introduces a cross sector competition law in Hong Kong for the first time. The institutional provisions of the Ordinance will come into force first to enable the establishment of the Competition Commission (“Commission”), Competition Tribunal…Read More


Reserve Director

Are you a sole director and shareholder of a Hong Kong company? A board of directors generally exercise most of the powers of a company and in the case where there is only one director, that sole director is the only person who can exercise…Read More


What you need to know about the latest changes to the Trade Descriptions Ordinance

The latest amendments to the Trade Descriptions Ordinance (“TDO”) came into effect in Hong Kong on 19 July 2013. The amendments: widened the scope of the TDO; introduced new offences, including misleading omissions, aggressive commercial practices, bait advertising, bait and switch, and wrongly accepting payment;…Read More