What the team is known for
Boasts a group of highly experienced employment practitioners and offers well-rounded expertise in employment law, with a depth of knowledge of HR management. Frequently engaged by both international and domestic companies and large state-owned enterprises in a variety of industries including real estate, finance, energy, pharmaceuticals and technology. Has handled large redundancy projects and disputes related to compliance and non-compete agreements. Also assists clients on compliance reviews and investigations.
"They are good at grasping the details, and provide professional and meticulous answers to our questions," according to a pleased client.
"They are up to date with the latest regulations and can deliver quality work within tight timeframes," states a client, with another reporting: "With their help, we successfully achieved our objective and solved the matter smoothly."
Assisted Pfizer with its joint venture project with GSK, including personnel and employee transfers including terminations, employment contracts and non-compete agreements.
Described as an "approachable, hands-on and very detailed practitioner," Carol Zhu
is widely acclaimed for her expertise in dispute resolution and advisory work in the employment law space. Her deft handling of mass layoff projects, labour arbitration cases and human resources management issues attracts instructions from many domestic and foreign entities.
is a well-recognised practitioner with extensive experience spanning both non-contentious and contentious employment matters. Her advice on HR compliance, employee settlement projects and labour disputes is sought by foreign and domestic corporate clients alike, with one interviewee noting: "Some lawyers know the laws but are not able to handle practicalities, but Duan is able to handle real-world problems, provide appropriate advice and offer you solutions to pick from."