Employment

We deal with the full range of employment law related issues and are one of the few firms in Hong Kong who act for both employers and employees.

We give advice in relation to the following:

  • Hiring Strategies
  • Negotiating and drafting contract terms
  • Entitlements under deferred compensation, bonus and share schemes
  • Drafting and advising on post termination restrictions
  • Advising on performance reviews and appraisals
  • Advising on internal investigations, SFC regulatory investigations and disciplinary issues
  • Discrimination and privacy complaints/issues
  • Applying for and defending injunctions
  • Advising on redundancy issues
  • Advising on termination and separation agreements
  • Representing both employers and employees engaged in legal proceedings from the Labour Tribunal to Court of Final Appeal

Local firm, well known and respected for its representation of clients in both Hong Kong and cross-border commercial disputes. Well placed to assist financial institutions, foreign governments and high net worth individuals, with expertise in a range of issues including insolvency, fraud and employment disputes. Experienced in securing major injunctions for high-profile clients.

Interviewees describe the team as “very responsive” and appreciate that it can handle matters “in a timely manner.”

Leading Firm, Dispute Resolution – Chambers Asia Pacific 2018

Leveraging its strong reputation for dispute resolution, Gall is particularly well placed to handle contentious employment matters on behalf of both employers and employees.

Leading Firm, Employment – Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2018

Andrea Randall’s employment litigation experience including claims for breach of contract, wrongful termination, unlawful dismissal, discrimination, whistleblowing and bonus disputes.

Recommended Individual, Employment – Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2018

Nick Gall handles contentious employment work as a function of his overarching commercial litigation practice.

Recommended Individual, Employment – Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2018

Outstanding Firm, Labour & Employment, Leading Lawyer Andrea Randall
“We worked with Gall on employment matters and find their lawyers very well-versed and aggressive.”

Asialaw Profiles 2018

Nominee, Best in Labour and Employment

Euromoney Legal Media Group Asia Women in Business Law Awards 2017

Finalist, Best in Labour and Employment

Asialaw Asia-Pacific Dispute Resolution Awards 2017

Finalist, Employment Law Firm of the Year

ALB Hong Kong Law Awards 2017

Highly Recommended Firm, Employment and Recommended Individual, Andrea Randall. “Andrea Randall has an impressive knowledge of HK and English employment law. She offers creative legal strategies”.

Asialaw Profiles 2017

Leading Firm, Employment and Recommended Individual, Andrea Randall. Andrea Randall is noted for her “great tactical acumen”, “Randall fights hard for her clients”.

Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2017