Employment Department

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What the team is known for Solid team of experts, well versed in assisting international clients from the TMT, fashion and pharmaceutical industries with their employment needs in Taiwan. Regularly handles M&A-related issues, including employment contracts and terminations. Remains a popular choice of counsel for multinational corporations on the employment aspects of Taiwan market entries. Well placed to assist with collective labour issues including social security, personal data protection and pension matters, as well as advising on individual employment contracts.

Strengths A client endorses the team's lawyers, saying: "They offer advice swiftly, and from a practical perspective."

Notable practitioners

Head of department John Eastwood has extensive experience advising clients from the technology, pharmaceutical, financial and retail sectors on an array of employment matters. He provides assured handling of issues arising out of M&A transactions, in addition to advising on collective redundancies, severance obligations and compliance matters.