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Employment Spotlight: The Importance for Employers to Seek Legal Advice on Reviewing a Candidate’s Post-Termination Restrictions

Post-termination restrictions (“PTRs”) are commonly found in employee’s contracts to restrict the activities of a former employee following termination of his employment. Courts in Hong Kong readily provide judicial relief to those seeking to enforce PTRs so long as it can be shown that the PTRs are (a) reasonable in the interests of the contracting parties and (b) reasonable in the interests of the public.

Gall’s Family & Divorce and Employment Practices Ranked in The Doyles Guide 2020, Caroline McNally Recognised as Preeminent Practitioner and Andrea Randall as Recommended Practitioner

The Doyles Guides to Family & Divorce and to Employment have been released with Gall named as a Tier 2 firm for Family & Divorce and a Recommended firm for Employment. Executive Partner Caroline McNally, who leads the firm’s Family & Divorce team, was recognised as a Preemminent Practitioner. Partner Andrea Randall, who leads the firm’s Employment Law practice, was recognised as a Recommended Lawyer.

Kenix Yuen Participates in IR Global Virtual Series on Fairness and Impartiality in Arbitration

Kenix Yuen contributed to an IR Global Virtual Series report on whether witnesses are truly independent. Kenix, alongside leading lawyers from other jurisdictions, explored cross-cultural issues regarding arbitration rules and witnesses in Hong Kong, the importance of witness independence when attempting to solve complex, transnational disputes, and the importance of IBA rules for arbitration rules in Hong Kong.

Kenix Yuen Quoted in Insurance Asia News Article on Aviation Risk During COVID-19

Kenix Yuen was quoted in an article by Insurance Asia News on the Asian aviation industry’s losses given the recent developments of COVID-19. She was quoted saying: “Complying with new regulations and guidelines by each country presents a huge challenge to air operators – including the aircraft leasing and logistics companies – and increases their legal risks as well. Failure and omissions to comply likely increases their liabilities to passengers contracting Covid-19 on board and may affect their own insurance protection.”
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