Tanner De Witt’s Restructuring and Insolvency team sweeps Who’s Who Legal’s 2021 rankings


Tanner De Witt’s Restructuring and Insolvency practice is listed in Who’s Who Legal’s 2021 Restructuring and Insolvency guide as one of three Leading Firms in the Asia-Pacific region. It is the sole firm in Hong Kong to have this accolade.

Both Ian De Witt and Robin Darton are listed as Global Thought Leaders. Robin Darton is identified by sources as a “stalwart of the Hong Kong market, with over 20 years of experience with wind-up proceedings and security enforcement issues.”, while Ian De Witt is described as a “pre-eminent name in Hong Kong when it comes to debt recovery, asset tracing and insolvency-related litigation.”

In addition to the above, Tanner De Witt is named as a Leading Firm for Asset Recovery in the 2021 Asia-Pacific rankings, and Fraud and Asset Tracing practice head Jeff Lane is ranked as the lone Global Elite Thought Leader in Hong Kong.

Jeff Lane is “the go-to asset recovery lawyer in Hong Kong”, admired for his “effective advice” on multi-jurisdictional financial fraud and asset tracing.

Ian De Witt secures impressive endorsements from peers for his expertise in debt recovery, asset tracing and judgement enforcement in Hong Kong.

Robin Darton is a well-respected litigator with over 20 years of experience with fraud, asset tracing and banking litigation proceedings.

Employment partners Kim Boreham and Russell Bennett are also included in the 2020 rankings as Global Thought Leaders for Labour Employment & Benefits.

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