Employment law across APAC 亞太區僱傭法
Our Hong Kong office offers a high quality and cost-effective service for all employment law needs across Asia Pacific.
Our international employment lawyers support in-house counsel, HR teams and business managers based in the APAC region and beyond, acting as a single point of contact. From understanding the advantages and risks of putting people in particular jurisdictions, to carrying out a cross-border restructure and from advising on specific employment or immigration issues to auditing your people documentation and policies, our Hong Kong office can assist.
Working closely with clients, we map out projects and individual queries and manage them effectively through:
- defining the scope of specific projects across APAC in collaboration with clients, as well our wider international team for each project or matter
- ensuring we understand your commercial goals
- managing input from across our international practice and ensuring that deadlines are met
- refining, organising and optimising the information and advice clients receive so it is practical, commercial and easy to understand
- assisting with implementation of advice when a course of action is approved
- co-ordinating budgets and ensuring fees are dealt with in a streamlined and efficient fashion
Our team works seamlessly with the employment lawyers within Ius Laboris – the leading global alliance of HR law practitioners – to provide international employment law advice to clients across the globe.
It’s not just the APAC region that we provide support in either. Our team in Hong Kong regularly works with local clients on their employment law and global mobility needs in EMEA, or with US headquartered multinationals on their global HR and immigration projects.
View our APAC employment law inbriefs below
我們的團隊與Ius Laboris的僱傭法律師合作無間，為全球客戶提供國際僱傭法建議。Ius Laboris為領先國際的全球人力資源法律師聯盟。
APAC Round up of employment law13 May 2021
We’ll look at the latest developments in employment law across the Asia Pacific region as well as looking to what’s on the horizon for the year ahead.
Employment law in Hong Kong - an overview01 February 2021
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. This in-brief provides an overview of employment law in Hong Kong.
Covid19 can employers in Hong Kong require their employees to be tested and vaccinated21 January 2021
With a vaccination against coronavirus being rolled out in Hong Kong shortly, many employers in will understandably be eager to have their employees vaccinated in the hope of their workplace returning to some form of normality. This article explores some of the legal issues.
Employment law in China - an overview04 January 2021
China’s strong economy, large manufacturing base and burgeoning consumer market make it an irresistible place for many Western companies to do business. This in-brief provides a snapshot of some of the key aspects of Chinese employment law. Our Hong Kong office was opened to meet a growing demand from many of our clients for coordinated employment and immigration/global mobility support across the Asia Pacific region (including China).
Employment law in Vietnam - an overview04 January 2021
Over the past few decades, Vietnam has moved from a centrally-based economy to one with significant market features.
Employment law in Australia - an overview01 December 2020
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 Thailand – an overview01 December 2020
Despite several years of relative political uncertainty, the business climate in Thailand continues to be positive and welcoming to foreign investment. The country’s participation in the recently established Association of Southeast Nations (ASEAN) Economic Community can only be expected to continue this trend. This in-brief provides a snapshot of the key aspects of employment law in Thailand.
Senior Japanese politician takes paternity leave in first for country23 January 2020
Shinjirō Koizumi, Japan’s environment minister, is taking two weeks’ paternity leave following the birth of his son on 17 January 2020. It is the first time a Japanese cabinet minister has taken paternity leave, or at least publically announced an intention to do so.