Tanner De Witt has bolstered its arbitration practice with the appointment of Kevin Warburton as a partner, effective September 7, 2020. Prior to joining the firm, Warburton has worked in the disputes and investigations team of Slaughter and May’s London and Hong Kong offices for 13 years. He advises a broad range of clients, both inside and outside Hong Kong, on matters of arbitration, litigation, regulatory investigations and inquiries, data privacy and alternative dispute resolution mechanisms. His clientele includes private and listed companies, financial institutions, HNIs, entrepreneurs and multinational organisations in Hong Kong, China, the wider APAC region, as well as the UK and Europe. Warburton has extensive experience dealing with arbitration proceedings administered by the HKIAC, ICC, LCIA and other bodies, and is a member of relevant networks for arbitration practitioners in Asia and the surrounding region. He also advises clients on privacy matters arising under Hong Kong and English law and the GDPR. He read Law at the University of Oxford and completed his LPC in London in 2007, before passing the OLQE in Hong Kong in 2019.
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