In an article entitled “Workers, know your rights, experts say, after high-profile labour disputes hit Hong Kong” published in the South China Morning Post Weekend edition, partner Andrea Randall discusses Hong Kong employees’ rights in making claims against their employers.
In the August edition of the magazine, Gall was named by Asian Legal Business in its inaugural “ALB Best Boutiques” list. The list “highlights firms that are achieving success in their chosen specialism”.
It is well recognised that the pro-arbitration and pro-enforcement approach of Hong Kong courts is the key attribute that underpins Hong Kong's position as an attractive venue for commercial dispute resolution.Due to the rapid economic growth in the markets and a surge in cross-border transactions, arbitration users across the globe are demanding a robust regulatory framework and a judicial climate that is pro-arbitration. Hong Kong has been successful in recognising these demands both in principle as well as in practice.This article considers:The pro-enforcement approach of courts in Hong Kong in the context of the recent judgment in U v A [HCCT 34/2016]. Other important developments in the arbitration regime in Hong Kong.
Gall is delighted to be a finalist in the Hong Kong Firm of the Year category at this year’s China Law & Practice Awards.
Gall has been nominated in 6 categories in this year’s ALB Hong Kong Law Awards.