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A ‘highly regarded team offering a diverse range of expertise on both the non-contentious and contentious sides’ and ‘frequently advises on cross-border employment arrangements, employee incentives and restrictive covenants, and also experienced in enforcement of post-termination obligations and claims of wrongful dismissal’.” Chambers Asia-Pacific (2016)

Our Employment practice is highly acclaimed by peers and clients. Possessing advisory/transactional and disputes capabilities, our lawyers handle all aspects of employment, industrial relations and
work-health and safety matters, and regularly advise on cross-border employment arrangements and matters.

On the advisory/transactional front, we advise on all aspects of employment relationships, share options, pension and incentive schemes, collective bargaining and industrial relations, statutory welfare and benefits, staff severance and retrenchment management; outsourcing arrangements; and the transfer or integration of workforce resulting from mergers and acquisitions and takeovers. 

On the disputes front, the team regularly handles all forms of employment disputes, including wrongful dismissals; the enforcement of restrictive covenants and post-termination restraints; disciplinary proceedings; work-health safety incidents and injury compensation claims; and investigating employee wrongdoing, breach of fiduciary duties and white-collar offences.