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Immigration law in Hong Kong 亞太區移民法

Our Hong Kong office provides high quality and cost-effective immigration advice to businesses and individuals.

As one of the leading immigration practices our Hong Kong office offers high quality and cost-effective global mobility and immigration support. Our lawyers also offer Hong Kong based businesses and individuals advice on UK and European global mobility and immigration issues. 

We have extensive experience in handling expatriate assignments and the relocation of staff into Hong Kong. Our team has won ‘Hong Kong Immigration Law Firm of the Year’ at the 2020 Macallan ALB Hong Kong Law Awards for the third consectuive year.

Our team has in-depth experience in handling global secondments.  Our lawyers’ technical ability is excellent and we also understand cultural sensitivities and where these might impact. Our experience allows us to quickly assess eligibility and spot issues before they develop into concerns.  We can provide practical and commercial solutions at the early stages of a project to allow sufficient time for forward planning.

Examples of our advice include:

  • General employment visas to cover secondments to Hong Kong
  • Admission schemes for Talent, Professionals and Entrepreneurs
  • Short term business visits and permitted activities
  • Visit visas/ entry permit requirements for Hong Kong
  • Entry arrangements for Macau, Taiwan and Overseas Chinese Residents
  • Securing visas for dependent family members
  • Permanent residence applications

Our international immigration and global mobility lawyers add value by deploying expert knowledge in all major jurisdictions. Working closely with you, we can help to map out a project and manage it effectively, advising on all aspects throughout.


我們的香港事務所向企業及個人客戶提供質素優越、合符成本效益的移民法建議。

作為行內領先的移民法律師行之一,香港事務所提供質素優越、合符成本效益的全球流動及移民支援服務。我們的香港律師亦為本港企業及個人客戶,就英國及歐洲全球流動及移民問題提供建議。

我們於處理外派至香港及安置遷港員工方面,具豐富經驗。在2018和2019年,我們的團隊獲頒「麥卡倫亞洲法律公司香港法律大獎」( Macallan ALB Hong Kong Law Awards)「年度移民法律師行」(Immigration Law Firm of the Year)。

我們的團隊於處理借調事項方面亦具深厚經驗。我們的律師擁有卓越的技術知識,能敏銳察覺文化差異的問題及其可能帶來的影響;並憑著豐富的經驗,快速評估個案是否合符資格,並率先指出問題所在。我們能於項目早期階段提供實際及商業解決方案,以便有足夠時間進行前瞻規劃。

我們的建議例子包括:

  • 辦理借調至香港的一般僱傭簽證
  • 優才、專業人士及企業家入境計劃
  • 短期商務到訪及獲准進行活動
  • 香港入境簽證/進入許可要求
  • 澳門、台灣及海外中國居民入境安排
  • 為受供養家庭成員辦理簽證
  • 永久居民申請

更具價值的是,我們的國際移民法及全球流動律師具備所有主要司法轄區的專業知識,與您緊密合作,助您規劃及有效管理項目,並於過程中就各方面提供意見。

 

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