Kajal Aswani Writes Article on D&I in the Workplace for BritCham

10 Mar 2023

Promoting D&I in the Workplace BritCham Women in Business committee member Kajal Aswani shares her views on diversity and inclusion and how we as a community can do more to promote diverse workplaces. Kajal is an Indian lawyer born and raised in Hong Kong and is a Partner at independent dispute resolution law firm Gall.

Registered Foreign Lawyer Joins Gall’s Family & Divorce Practice 

6 Mar 2023

March 6, 2023 – Gall, a leading independent Hong Kong law firm focusing primarily on dispute resolution, announced today that Kelly Merris has joined the firm’s Family & Divorce practice as a Registered Foreign Lawyer (England & Wales). Previously she was working at Farrer & Co in London for five years.   Kelly’s practice focuses on high-net

Understanding the New Electronic Medical/Sick Leave Certificates

2 Mar 2023

Background Starting from 6 March 2023, all medical certificates (more commonly known as sick leave certificates or sick notes) issued by the Hospital Authority (“HA”) will have a digital signature instead of a traditional manual signature and be issued electronically.  Currently, these e-sick leave certificate will only be issued by the HA and not by

Caroline McNally Recognised as Top Divorce Lawyer by Little Steps Asia

21 Feb 2023

Executive Partner Caroline McNally has been recognised as a Top Divorce Lawyer in Hong Kong by Little Steps Asia. Described as having ‘long-term experience in family law’, Caroline is ranked alongside other leading family lawyers. The full list can be found here: Top Divorce Lawyers In Hong Kong – Costs, Contacts, Info – Little Steps

Security for Costs as an Important Litigation Tool

10 Feb 2023

Security for costs is an important tool for defendants (or a party in the position of a defendant) in Hong Kong.  It serves to ensure that a successful defendant is compensated for at least a portion of his legal costs.   Hong Kong courts can order a plaintiff to provide security where there is a

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