Lewis Silkin shortlisted for four HK legal awards
05 August 2019
Market-leading employment and immigration law specialist Lewis Silkin has been shortlisted for four awards in the Macallan ALB (Asian Legal Business) Hong Kong Law Awards 2019.
Lewis Silkin is shortlisted in the Labour and Employment Law Firm of the Year, Immigration Law Firm of the Year and Rising Law Firm of the Year categories. Additionally, Partner and Head of the Hong Kong office, Kathryn Weaver, is shortlisted for Woman Lawyer of the Year. Last year, Lewis Silkin won Immigration Law Firm of the Year.
Now in its 18th year, the ALB awards note 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. The awards ceremony will be held this year on Friday, 6 September 2019.
Lewis Silkin’s Hong Kong office offers high quality and cost-effective employment and immigration law support to businesses and individuals based in Hong Kong. The firm provides a full range of employment and immigration services including: employment litigation and dispute resolution, restructuring and employment tax advice, strategic immigration advice and visa application assistance, discrimination claims and workplace investigations, as well as data protection and other complex employment law and mobility services.
In addition to its Hong Kong law practice, the firm supports multinationals with their employment and immigration law needs across the Asia Pacific region as the Hong Kong member of the Ius Laboris alliance – the world’s leading alliance of specialist employment law firms.
Kathryn Weaver, Partner and Head of the Hong Kong office commented:
"We are delighted to have been shortlisted for these awards which recognise the growth of our practice and the work of our Hong Kong team. As a relatively new local law firm in Hong Kong, we have been delighted by the market’s response to our offering and the praise we have received for our commercial approach. This shortlisting builds on our desire to be known as the leading employment and immigration practice in Hong Kong.”
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