Partner, Tanner De Witt (Hong Kong)
Jeff conducts a strong commercial litigation practice with a focus on domestic and complex multi-jurisdictional financial fraud disputes and asset tracing and is Hong Kong’s go-to specialist in the growing area of cyber fraud.
Jeff has practiced in Hong Kong for twenty seven years and is the sole Hong Kong representative of FraudNet, the international network of specialist fraud practitioners established by the International Chamber of Commerce. FraudNet is an international network of independent lawyers who are the leading civil asset recovery specialists in each country.
Jeff has significant experience of inquiries by Hong Kong’s Securities and Future Commission (SFC), Independent Commission Against Corruption (ICAC) and Commercial Crime Bureau (CCB). Jeff regularly deals with Insider Dealing Tribunal matters. Jeff also conducts arbitrations and mediation.
Jeff is recognised as a leading lawyer in Hong Kong by a number of respected international legal directories, including Asia Pacific Legal 500 and Chambers and Partners Global. Jeff features in the Who’s Who Legal global guide for Asset Recovery 2016 (and 2015, 2014, 2013 editions) and Thought Leaders 2017 (specifically for Asset Recovery).
Asia Pacific Legal 500 2016 notes: “Jeff Lane is ‘an outstanding disputes lawyer’.”
Chambers and Partners 2015 notes: “Jeffrey Lane … has extensive experience of working in Hong Kong and is noted for his strong capabilities in fraud and asset recovery.”
Who’s Who Legal 2015 notes: Jeff Lane is recognised as one of the “Most Highly Regarded Individuals” Asset Recovery practitioners in the Asia-Pacific region. Jeff Lane is listed as a Leading Lawyer for Dispute Resolution in the 2015 Edition of Asialaw Leading Lawyers.