Philippa Hewitt

Professional Support Lawyer, Withers Khattarwong

Philippa is a professional support lawyer in the divorce and family. She is a matrimonial lawyer dealing with all aspects of family law, information management, legal writing and publications.

2019 was a difficult year for many people globally but particularly for people living and working in Hong Kong. The end of 2019 saw an extreme disturbance in the daily lives of its citizens with many...
30 January 2020
It is a known fact that children can suffer irreparable psychological damage on the breakdown of their parents’ relationship in circumstances where there is conflict. This of course ranges widely...
14 January 2020
On 20th June 2017 the Secretary for Justice in Hong Kong and the Executive Vice President of the Supreme People’s Court of the PRC, signed an Arrangement on Reciprocal Recognition and Enforcement of...
6 March 2018
In 2013, the case of Prest v Petrodel [2013] UKSC 34 left the family law fraternity debating and divided. At issue was whether the family courts can pierce the corporate veil when assets...
10 January 2017
On 14 October 2015, the Supreme Court of England (“SC”) gave judgments in two different cases that have been making headlines. The facts and legal arguments were different, but the takeaway was the...
7 December 2015
Hong Kong continues with its advancement in family law and particularly on issues concerning children with new Practice Direction 15.13 (the “Practice Direction”), published on 3 October 2012, which...
12 November 2012
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