Immigration law across APAC 亞太區移民法
Our Hong Kong office offers high quality and cost-effective global mobility and immigration support across the APAC region.
Our immigration and global mobility lawyers have in-depth experience in handling large scale transfers of staff, global secondments and expatriate assignments throughout the APAC region. Our lawyers’ have first class technical ability and understand the cultural sensitivities that may impact an assignment. We can advise clients in a range of languages including English, Mandarin, Cantonese and Japanese.
Our international immigration and global lawyers add value by deploying expert knowledge in all key jurisdictions, providing you with a single source of advice and a direct contact for the coordination of staff transfers. Working closely with you, we can help you map out your project and manage it effectively ensuring that you can place your people in the right jurisdictions at the right time.
Our lawyers can also provide APAC based businesses and individuals with advice on UK and European global mobility/immigration issues.
Lewis Silkin’s Hong Kong team win Immigration Firm of the Year award for the second year running06 September 2019
Market-leading employment and immigration law specialist Lewis Silkin has won the ‘Immigration Law Firm of the Year’ award for the second consecutive year at the Macallan ALB (Asian Legal Business) Hong Kong Law Awards 2019.
APAC Bulletin - May 201903 June 2019
Welcome to the May 2019 edition of our APAC Bulletin covering the latest employment and immigration updates across the region.
Lewis Silkin Hong Kong office features in Asia Business Law Journal: Legal News in Brief01 April 2019
Lewis Silkin’s Hong Kong office has been featured in an article in the Asia Business Law Journal as it becomes the official Hong Kong member of Ius Laboris and expands the practice.
Lewis Silkin Hong Kong office features in HR Magazine: Global HR lawyers mark footprint in HK13 March 2019
Lewis Silkin’s Hong Kong office has been featured in an article in HR Magazine following the office’s recognition as a local law firm and the launch of their HR consultancy.
APAC Bulletin - January 201925 January 2019
Welcome to the January 2019 edition of our APAC Bulletin covering the latest employment and immigration updates across the region.
Joanna Hunt comments for The Times: Chinese and Indian students driving growth in non-EU net migration30 November 2018
Joanna Hunt has commented in an article for The Times which discusses growth in non-EU net migration.
Lewis Silkin’s Hong Kong team win Immigration Firm of the Year award10 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.
Residents of Taiwan, Hong Kong and Macau will not require work permits when they are hired by enterprises on the Chinese mainland potentially as soon as September 201810 August 2018
On 3 August the State Council in China made an announcement to the effect that residents of Taiwan, Hong Kong and Macau will not be obliged to apply for work permits in order to be employed by enterprises on the Chinese mainland, under a new proposal set to operate from September 2018.