Asia Pacific Advice
Our Hong Kong office offers high quality and cost-effective global mobility and immigration support across APAC jurisdictions.
We also provide APAC-based businesses and individuals with advice on UK and European global mobility and immigration issues.
Our immigration and global mobility lawyers have in-depth experience in handling global secondments. Our lawyers’ technical ability is excellent and we can advise clients in a range of native languages including English, Mandarin, Cantonese and Japanese.
Our international immigration and global mobility lawyers add value by deploying expert knowledge 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.
Chinese visa applications additional new requirements to be aware of16 February 2017
Following the recent rollout of China’s new work permit system for Chinese Business Z visas, the Chinese Ministry of Foreign Affairs has revised the requirements for photographs submitted to overseas Chinese consular and embassies with visa applications.
Immigration law in Vietnam - an overview30 December 2016
A business visit is generally a short term trip in order to undertake business related activities for which the Immigration Authorities in the destination country would not require the individual to have employment or work authorisation.
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 Singapore - an overview14 September 2016
Singapore’s rapid economic development since it gained independence in 1965 is well documented.