Employment law across APAC
Our Hong Kong office offers high quality and cost-effective employment support across APAC jurisdictions.
We also provide APAC-based businesses and individuals with advice on UK and European employment law issues.
We can add value by deploying expert employment law in all major jurisdictions. Working closely with you, we can help map out your project and manage it effectively, leaving you to focus on other aspects of your role. We will:
- define the scope of specific projects in close collaboration with you, as well as the relevant domestic lawyers for each project
- manage input from multiple overseas lawyers and ensure that deadlines are met
- refine, organise and optimise the information and advice you receive so it is practical, commercial and easy to understand
- coordinate budgets and ensuring that billing is streamlined and handled efficiently
Watch our webinar on Employment issues in the “gig economy” across APAC
Vietnam - New mandatory work permit system from 1 July onwards22 June 2017
The Vietnamese Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs has been transitioning to a new online work permits application system since April which was piloted in Dong Nai and Vung Tau City.
Employment law in the Republic of Korea – an overview17 May 2017
The Republic of Korea (often referred to as South Korea and in this in-brief as Korea) has one of Asia’s strongest performing economies and is home to some of the world’s largest brands. Despite its fast ageing population and a chronically low level of productivity, Korea continues to be popular place to invest for foreign companies.
Employment law in Indonesia - an overview12 January 2017
Although still a largely agrarian economy, Indonesia is rapidly industrialising and diversifying into other spheres. The continuous and steady growth of the country makes Indonesia an attractive place for business in the coming years. It is important that organizations currently doing business in the country or considering doing so are aware of the often strict employment laws in Indonesia.
Employment law in Philippines - an overview05 January 2017
Despite the lingering global economic slowdown, the Philippine economy has outperformed most of its ASEAN neighbours.
General APAC round-up and focus on the on demand workforce - Seoul15 December 2016
The ‘on-demand’ or so-called ‘gig economy’ would appear to provide workers with greater control and flexibility to choose when and how to work while connecting employers with available skilled labour when they need it. But what hidden dangers lie in an on-demand workforce?
Employment law in Australia - an overview01 December 2016
Despite the economic slowdown in Australia over the last few years, real GDP has grown by 3.1% year on year and is expected to remain stable at this mark for the remainder of 2016 and 2017.
Employment law in Vietnam - an overview19 August 2016
Over the past few decades, Vietnam has moved from a centrally-based economy to one with significant market features.
Employment law in Korea - an overview08 July 2016
The Republic of Korea (often referred to as South Korea and in this in-brief as Korea) has one of Asia’s strongest performing economies and is home to some of the world’s largest brands.