Month: March 2016

Partner and Head of Family and Divorce Practice Caroline McNally recommended in Doyle’s Leading Family Lawyer, Law Firm & Barrister Rankings – Hong Kong, 2016

Gall’s Family and Divorce practice and its practice head Caroline McNally have been recommended again by Doyle’s in their Leading Family Lawyer, Law Firm & Barrister Rankings - Hong Kong, 2016. Caroline is named as a Leading Lawyer and the firm is a Recommended Firm.

Employment Update: Compulsory Reinstatement and Re-engagement of Unreasonably and Unlawfully Dismissed Employees

On 2 March 2016, the Employment (Amendment) Bill 2016 (the “Bill”) was introduced to the Legislative Council. The Bill seeks to empower the Labour Tribunal to make an order for reinstatement or re-engagement as requested by an employee in a case of unreasonable and unlawful dismissal without the need to first secure the employer's agreement. The Bill does not change the current framework in regards to unreasonable dismissals that are not unlawful.