Lewis Silkin’s Hong Kong team win Immigration Firm of the Year award
10 September 2018
Market-leading employment and immigration law specialist Lewis Silkin has won the ‘Immigration Law Firm of the Year’ award at the Macallan ALB (Asian Legal Business) Hong Kong Law Awards 2018.
Now in its 17th year, the ALB awards notes the outstanding performance of both private practitioners and in-house teams in Hong Kong. ALB is rated as one of the leading providers of legal news and information in Asia Pacific and is part of Thomson Reuters. In addition to winning Immigration Law Firm of the Year, Lewis Silkin was also nominated in the Employment Law Firm of the Year and Rising Law Firm of the Year categories.
Lewis Silkin’s Hong Kong office offers high quality and cost-effective employment and global mobility support across Asia Pacific working alongside and coordinating advice from local firms in the Ius Laboris alliance – the world’s leading alliance of specialist employment law firms. The office also provides a first point of contact for APAC-based businesses and individuals who are seeking advice on UK and European employment law and business immigration issues.
Kathryn Weaver, partner and Head of the Hong Kong office commented:
"We are delighted to have won this award which recognises the work of our Hong Kong team and immigration practice. The Asia Pacific region is a key area of growth for our practice as our clients look for integrated support on their people needs across the region. We are happy to have received this stamp of approval of our work."
Antonia Grant, partner and head of APAC immigration, Lewis Silkin commented:
"This award is a great achievement for our Hong Kong immigration practice. We are proud to receive recognition for the quality and breadth of our work in the immigration sector. Our continued expansion and support of an increasing number of multinational clients with extensive immigration needs, has seen us develop significant relationships across the Asia Pacific region. This award recognises our achievements and we look forward to further growth over the next few years."