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Kathryn Weaver writes for Human Resources Online: Absence from work: Rights and responsibilities of HR during Hong Kong protests
Press01 September 2019
Kathryn Weaver has written an article for Human Resources Online on the issues/responsibilities that HR face around employees taking a day of sick leave to attend the Hong Kong protests.
Naomi Hanrahan-Soar comments for Bloomberg: Rise in Hong Kong residents applying for UK visas
Press27 August 2019
Naomi Hanrahan-Soar has commented in an article for Bloomberg that discusses the recent rise in Hong Kong residents applying for UK visas.
Kathryn Weaver interviewed for Vantage Asia: Employers duties during Hong Kong’s summer of unrest
Press27 August 2019
Head of Lewis Silkin’s Hong Kong office, Kathryn Weaver, discusses how employers need to be aware of their rights and responsibilities in light of the ongoing protests in Hong Kong.
Catherine Leung and Louise Le Pla write for the Society for Human Resource Management: Hong Kong: Follow the basics in employment law
Press08 April 2019
Catherine Leung and Louise Le Pla have written an article for the Society for Human Resource Management on the key areas of employment law in Hong Kong.
Kathryn Weaver and Catherine Leung write chapter for ICLG.com: Hong Kong: Employment & Labour Law 2019
Press02 April 2019
Kathryn Weaver and Catherine Leung have written a chapter for ICLG.com on common issues in employment and labour laws and regulations - terms and conditions of employment, employee representation and industrial relations, discrimination, maternity and family leave rights and business sales - in 51 jurisdictions.
Lewis Silkin Hong Kong office features in Asia Business Law Journal: Legal News in Brief
Press31 March 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.
Kathryn Weaver comments for Human Resources magazine Hong Kong: Immediate policy roll out on expanded paternity leave urged
Press29 March 2019
Kathryn Weaver, Head of Lewis Silkin Hong Kong discusses the recent changes in policy to paternity leave in Hong Kong and how employers can prepare for this.
Lewis Silkin Hong Kong office features in HR Magazine: Global HR lawyers mark footprint in HK
Press13 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.
Brinsley Dresden comments for Business of Fashion on the royal fashion landscape
Press18 December 2018
Partner and Head of the firm's Advertising and Marketing sector group, Brinsley Dresden has commented in an article for Business of Fashion discussing the publicity of The Duchess of Sussex and the royal fashion landscape.
Beware sending capped up emails: It could get you fired@@@!!!
Press17 December 2018
James Davies commented in an article for The Telegraph discussing how capitalised emails are equivalent to shouting at employees in person and can lead to complaints or disciplinary action.
Sam Minshall comments for Sky News, The Telegraph, The Independant and ITV: Olympic cyclist Jess Varnish's sex discrimination case against UK Sport and British Cycling begins
Press10 December 2018
Sam Minshall has commented in articles for Sky News and The Telegraph which discuss Olympic cyclist Jess Varnish's sex discrimination case against UK Sport and British Cycling.
Sam Minshall comments for Cyclist: Jess Varnish case could lead to ‘wholesale change in the treatment of athletes’
Press07 December 2018
Sam Minshall has commented in an article for Cyclist which discusses the potential wider implications of the imminent court case for athletes involving track sprinter Jess Varnish, who is arguing her status as an employee rather than self-employed.
Alex Kelham comments for Sportcal and Gambling Insider: UK's gambling companies agree to TV ad ban during live sports coverage
Press06 December 2018
Alex Kelham has commented for both Sportcal and Gambling Insider on the UK’s largest gambling companies agreeing to a voluntary ban on advertising during live television coverage of sport amid increasing concerns over the harmful effects of gambling addiction.
Laura Farnsworth comments for The Law Society Gazette
Press05 December 2018
In this article Laura Farnsworth discusses the benefits of lawyers working part time as well as discussing how Lewis Silkin’s low cost, fixed fee service rockhopper has helped support lawyers who wish to work part time.
Joanna Hunt comments for The Times: Chinese and Indian students driving growth in non-EU net migration
Press30 November 2018
Joanna Hunt has commented in an article for The Times which discusses growth in non-EU net migration.
Alex Kelham comments for Inside World Football: Sky defend £595m for EFL as a good deal, but clubs angry at losing OTT control
Press27 November 2018
Alex Kelham has commented in an article for Inside World Football, which discusses the recent £595 million TV rights deal signed by The Championship with Sky Sports that has left their clubs angry at losing OTT control.
Sohrab Daneshku writes for The Law Society Gazette: Witness statements – rip them up and start again?
Press27 November 2018
Sohrab Daneshku has written an article for The Law Society Gazette which discusses the review led by Mr Jutice Popplewell into the rules on witness statements, including whether the rules should be changed and, if so, how.
Fraser McKeating writes for Accountancy Age: Professional privilege and investigations – what do accountants need to know?
Press26 November 2018
In an article for Accountancy Age, Fraser McKeating explains how the law of privilege operates in the context of investigations.
Andrew Osborne's comments featured for a range of leading news outlets
Press22 November 2018
Andrew Osborne's comments on the effect of Brexit on foreign player imports to the Premier League have been featured for ESPN, Mail Online and Bloomberg.
Andrew Osborne comments for Bloomberg: Soccer's Brexit Fight Heats Up as Clubs Resist Curbs on Imports
Press16 November 2018
Andrew Osborne has commented in an article for Bloomberg which discusses the implications of Brexit on top English football clubs.