Lewis Silkin’s Hong Kong team win Immigration Firm of the Year award for the third year running
27 November 2020
Market-leading employment and immigration law specialist Lewis Silkin has won the ‘Immigration Law Firm of the Year’ award for the third consecutive year at the Macallan ALB (Asian Legal Business) Hong Kong Law Awards 2020.
The ALB awards, which are now in their 19th year, notes 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. In addition to winning Immigration Law Firm of the Year, Lewis Silkin was also nominated in the Employment Law Firm of the Year and Rising Law Firm of the Year categories. Head of the Hong Kong office, partner Kathryn Weaver, was also shortlisted for Woman Lawyer of the Year and partner Catherine Leung shortlisted for Young Lawyer of the Year..
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. The firm also supports clients with HR services such as training, investigations and HR consultancy through our WORKSPHERE service.
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:
"Once again, we are delighted to have been recognised as a leading immigration practice in Hong Kong, particularly in a year that has posed several challenges for our clients who have been relocating talent into Hong Kong. We believe we offer a unique and unrivalled service in Hong Kong combining high quality immigration and employment law advice. We continue to grow our Hong Kong practice and would like to thank our growing client base for their support and our immigration team for their commitment to great client service this year."
Asia Pacific (APAC) 亞太區
We have been operating in the Asia Pacific for many years, working with our clients as they expand and develop their businesses in the region, and as they seek to do business in Europe and the UK.
Our locally licenced Hong Kong office offers high quality and cost-effective employment and global mobility support, as well as intellectual property and data privacy in both Hong Kong and across the Asia Pacific (APAC) region.