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Greater China Region Guide 2023
China Restructuring/Insolvency (International Firms)
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Band 2

2 Ranked Lawyers

About

Provided by Tanner De Witt

Tanner De Witt is ranked as a Tier 1 / Band 2 law firm in the field of restructuring and insolvency in Hong Kong by leading industry publications including Legal 500 and Chambers & Partners. Our lawyers specialise in a wide spectrum of insolvency administrations, complex restructurings and bankruptcies involving global assets, with a particular emphasis on contentious and court-related issues.

While Tanner De Witt is an independent Hong Kong law firm, our Restructuring and Insolvency lawyers act for many international clients involved in multi-jurisdictional and high profile matters. We provide legal advice and representation to insolvency practitioners, creditors, directors, shareholders, private and listed companies, bondholders, and individuals facing cash flow difficulties and have experience with a wide range of specialist tribunals and professional associations.



Chambers Review

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Restructuring/Insolvency (International Firms) - China
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Band 2
What the team is known for

Tanner De Witt fields a well-established independent Hong Kong restructuring and insolvency team that holds a strong reputation, particularly in relation to high-stakes contentious insolvency cases. The team regularly handles complex domestic and cross-jurisdictional litigations. Its clients include distressed companies and liquidators.

Work Highlights

Provided by Tanner De Witt
  • Tanner De Witt assisted a private bank and asset management firm, as petitioning creditor, with obtaining a bankruptcy order against an individual who held directorships in several companies listed in Hong Kong.

Notable Practitioners

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Robin Darton
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Band 1

Robin Darton is a highly regarded authority on international insolvency and liquidation matters. He offers impressive expertise handling contentious and non-contentious cases for liquidators and debtors.

"Robin has buckets of experience, and is technically strong."

"He knows very well how things work in the Hong Kong market, and what you need, be it legal advice or strategy."

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Ian De Witt
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Band 1

Ian De Witt's deep expertise spans both the advisory and contentious aspects of restructuring and insolvency-related work. He is a counsel of choice among liquidators and creditors.

"He is commercial, approachable and a fountain of knowledge in Hong Kong law and procedure."

"Ian is an excellent problem solver."

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Members

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Ian De Witt

Head of Department

Robin Darton

Head of Department

Sunny Hathiramani