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Asia Pacific Region

Our Hong Kong office offers high quality and cost-effective employment and global mobility support across APAC jurisdictions.

Many of our clients have an established or growing presence in Asia Pacific (APAC) and need integrated support on employment and global mobility issues across the region.

Our Hong Kong office can also provide a first contact point for APAC-based businesses and individuals seeking advice on UK and European employment law and global mobility issues.

Our Hong Kong office is currently shortlisted in the Macallan ALB Hong Kong Law Awards in the Immigration Law Firm of the Year, Labour and Employment Law Firm of the Year and Rising Law Firm of the Year categories.

Watch our video on the services we can provide across APAC.

 

 

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In an article for International Bar Association, Kathryn Weaver discusses the closing gender pay gap and the various methods undertaken by different countries.

The Hong Kong Government announced that from Wednesday, 19 September 2018, their Immigration Department will for the first time recognise the nature of same-sex civil partnerships

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This new policy means that the other party to a same-sex partnership will be able to apply to join their same-sex partner, who has been admitted into Hong Kong, for residence in Hong Kong as a dependant.

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