Provided by Duncan A W Abate
Duncan Abate is a partner of Mayer Brown. He is the Chair of the firm's Asia Board and also serves on the global Management Committee.
He advises on all aspects of employment and employee benefits law and regulation, including discrimination, labour relations, termination of employment, data privacy and the structure of employment relationships. He also advises on the establishment, maintenance and restructuring of occupational retirement schemes and mandatory provident fund schemes, as well as related documentation and services.
Duncan has been described as "the expert in employment law in Hong Kong" by Chambers Asia Pacific 2016. He has been "identified among the Top 25 Labour & Employment experts in the world" (The Expert Guide to the World's Leading Lawyers 2007) and amongst "the world's top practitioners in labour and employment" (Euromoney Expert Guides 2017). He is consistently ranked as a Leading Employment Lawyer in Legal 500 Asia Pacific, The International Who's Who of Business Lawyers and Chambers Asia Pacific.
Greater China Region
Duncan Abate offers a wealth of experience advising large international companies on sensitive matters including high-profile terminations, workplace restructurings and discrimination. "Duncan Abate is a veteran and most adept at all issues in employment," lauds an interviewee.