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
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 China - an overview09 November 2016
China’s strong economy, large manufacturing base and burgeoning consumer market make it an irresistible place for many Western companies to do business.
Employment law in Hong Kong - an overview01 November 2016
With its historical ties with the West and reputation as a “gateway” to Mainland China, it is not surprising that Hong Kong is already home for many Western companies and is top of the list for those wishing to expand into Asia Pacific.
Employment law in Japan - an overview12 October 2016
Although its historically high economic growth has long since passed, Japan’s economy is still one of the largest in the world.
Employment law in Thailand - an overview14 September 2016
Despite several years of relative political instability, the business climate in Thailand continues to be positive and welcoming to foreign investment.
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.