Month: December 2018

Employment Spotlight: The law on demotions in Hong Kong

The employment team looks at some of the key issues and practical tips when considering demoting an employee in Hong Kong.

A demotion normally involves a reduction in rank or status, or a decrease in job responsibilities and/or salary. An employer may wish to demote an employee for a variety of reasons including poor performance, capability and/or as an alternative to termination.Regardless of the reason for the demotion, an employer should be careful when demoting an employee. Any demotion should be managed professionally and lawfully; failure to do so may expose the employer to an unwanted claim.

Chambers Asia Pacific Guide 2019: Gall ranked Leading Firm for Dispute Resolution and Family/Matrimonial, Recognised Firm for Employment. Nick Gall and Caroline McNally named as Leading Individuals, Chris Wong and Andrea Randall as Recognised Practitioners

In the recently released Chambers Asia Pacific 2019 Guide, Gall is ranked as a Leading Firm for the Dispute Resolution and Family/Matrimonial practices and a Recognised Firm for the Employment practice. Nick Gall and Caroline McNally are named as Leading Individuals, Chris Wong and Andrea Randall as Recognised Practitioners.