Employment disputes can be very damaging to a business. The cost and distraction are bad enough. But even when they prove unfounded, discrimination claims and industrial disputes have the power to harm your reputation, lowering morale, making recruitment and retention harder and tarnishing a reputation established over many years.
Fortunately, Deacons’ clients benefit from our team’s skill in resolving disputes swiftly and sensitively. Recognised by independent research for our “excellent service levels” and ability to understand our clients’ priorities, we regularly appear before Hong Kong’s courts and tribunals. Just as importantly, however, we work with our clients to prevent disputes before they arise.
Our highly rated team acts for clients that include international corporations, small and medium sized businesses on a comprehensive range of contentious employment matters, encompassing everything from major industrial disputes and tribunal claims, to disciplinary proceedings and complex terminations. We have considerable experience of providing advice and training on Hong Kong’s discrimination ordinances (including sex, disability, family status and race discrimination) and claims at the Equal Opportunities Commission. For example, we have recently:
If you’d like to discuss how we could help your company with resolving employment disputes, we would be delighted to hear from you.