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Lewis Silkin shortlisted for five HK legal awards

19 October 2020

Market-leading employment and immigration law specialist Lewis Silkin has been shortlisted for five awards in the Macallan ALB (Asian Legal Business) Hong Kong Law Awards 2020.

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 and Partner Catherine Leung is shortlisted for Young Lawyer of the Year. Last year, Lewis Silkin took home the award for Immigration Law Firm of the Year for the second year running.

The ALB awards, now in their 19th year, celebrate the outstanding performance of both private practice lawyers 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. Due to current social distancing measures, the awards ceremony will be taking place online this year on held this year on Friday, 27 November 2020.

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 (and beyond) 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 recognised by ALB for the work of our Hong Kong team. Whilst we are still a relatively new local law firm in Hong Kong, we have seen significant and continuous growth of our practice which is a testament to the hard work of our team. This shortlisting reaffirms our aim to be known as the leading employment and immigration practice in Hong Kong.”

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