Chambers Asia Pacific has published its 2021 guide and Gall is ranked as a Leading Firm for Dispute Resolution (Band 3), Family/Matrimonial (Band 3) and Employment (Band 4). Nick Gall (Band 4), Chris Wong (Band 5), Caroline McNally (Band 1) and Andrea Randall (Band 3) are named as Leading Individuals.
Senior Partner Nick Gall has been featured in three Hong Kong Economic Times articles where he shares insights on the firm’s strategy, future plans and market trends, Gall’s involvement in the Cyberworks matter earlier this year (advising on Hong Kong’s first-ever telephonic court hearing), and insights on the firm’s approach to hiring and retaining staff.
Caroline McNally has written an article on what to look for when choosing a divorce lawyer for Expat Living magazine touching on at what stage to consider hiring a lawyer, some important things to consider when choosing a lawyer, and what to expect in a first consultation meeting.
Chantelle Woo has written an article on the potential risks of having two wedding ceremonies for Cosmopolitan HK magazine.
The Employment (Amendment) Ordinance 2020 (the “Amendment”) has come into operation from today, 11 December 2020. Our previous update on its details can be viewed here.
The idea of reforming Hong Kong’s corporate rescue regime was first floated back in 1996. It was introduced in the form of the Companies (Corporate Rescue) Bill 2001 but got nowhere due to differences of opinion. This was returned to the table subsequently in 2003, 2009 and 2014, but nothing ever came to fruition.
Kajal Aswani has written an article for Playtimes magazine exploring what couples should consider if they are planning to enter a pre-nup agreement, how a pre-nup can protect individuals, and how to raise the topic of signing a pre-nup with a partner.