Gall is a proud long-term sponsor of The University of Hong Kong Law Faculty’s Advocacy and Mooting Society (“AMS”). AMS is a non-profit-making student-run organisation. Since its establishment in 2002, AMS is dedicated to developing advocacy skills and promoting mooting among law students.
The Employment (Amendment) (No. 3) Ordinance 2018 (“Amendment Ordinance”) was gazetted on 2 November 2018. Under the Amendment Ordinance, the statutory paternity leave under the Employment Ordinance Cap. 57 (“EO”) will increase from three days to five days.
Gall were proud sponsors of this event that took place in Hong Kong last week. Held annually, the Conference brings together lawyers, academics, law students, jurists, pro bono professionals, policy makers, civil society and non-profit representatives, and provides a unique platform to hear and engage with those who are inspiring others and positively impacting the lives of some of the region’s most disadvantaged individuals and marginalised communities.
It is common for employers to have an internal disciplinary procedure to provide a speedy and fair process to address any wrongdoing in the workplace, and to determine the appropriate disciplinary sanction that should be taken against such wrongdoing.
We are delighted to announce that Caroline McNally, head of the Family and Divorce practice at Gall has been elected a Fellow of the International Academy of Family Lawyers (IAFL). The IAFL is a worldwide association of practising lawyers recognised by their peers as the most experienced and skilled family law specialists in their respective countries.
The Firm is delighted to announce Felda Yeung’s promotion to Senior Associate. The promotion takes place with immediate effect.Felda joined Gall as a trainee solicitor in 2011 was admitted as a Solicitor in Hong Kong in 2013. She is a disputes lawyer experienced in commercial and civil litigation, with a focus on arbitration, contractual disputes and fraud investigations.
Head of Family and Divorce Practice Caroline McNally will speak at the inaugural Family Conference in Singapore presented by the Family Law Practice Committee, Probate Practice and Succession Planning Committee and the Muslim Law Practice Committee of the Law Society of Singapore.
Expatriate Law’s International Family Law Conference is aimed at lawyers who undertake international family law cases involving the Middle East.
Global Legal Insights to: International Arbitration 2018 covers key topics including arbitration agreements and procedures, arbitrators, interim relief, arbitration awards, challenge and enforcement of awards, investment arbitration and decisions in 35 jurisdictions.
The Firm is delighted to announce Kenix Yuen’s promotion to Consultant. The promotion takes place with immediate effect. Kenix joined Gall in 2013. She is a senior disputes lawyer specialising in cross border commercial litigation and international arbitrations (in particular, involving element(s) of the People’s Republic of China (“PRC”)) covering contractual disputes, shareholders’ disputes, directors’ duties, fraud and asset tracing, misrepresentation and mis-selling claims.