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Discrimination in the Workplace

In Hong Kong four different ordinances protect against discrimination on the grounds of sex, pregnancy, marital status, family status, disability and race.

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LGBT Rights: A Personal Story

Angus Leung and Scott Adams discuss their fight for civil rights that resulted in progress for same-sex couples in Hong Kong: spousal benefits in civil service & joint tax returns.

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LGBT Rights Progress in Hong Kong

A few landmark cases in hong Kong have allowed same-sex couples to apply for dependent visas, to receive spousal benefits in the civil service and to jointly file tax returns.

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HIV Status and Confidentiality

Carmen Tang explains why the Disability Discrimination Ordinance acts as a shield to minimize the impact of discrimination on individuals affected by HIV/AIDS

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Discrimination and HIV Status

In Hong Kong you cannot be denied employment or be discriminated because of your HIV status. Such protections also extend to your associates.

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Discrimination in the Workplace

Adam Hugill on legal protections against in Hong Kong related to sex, pregnancy, disability, family status, race. And lack of progress in legislation on sexual orientation.

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A Will Doesn’t Just Protect Your Assets

Will Ripley and Alfred Ip on implications of estate planning and Wills: from funerals to distribution of memorabilia, but especially provisions related to children.

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If There is a Will, There is a Way

Alfred Ip talks to Will Ripley about the importance of having a Will and the implications of the probate process in Hong Kong

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RTHK: “The 1 2 3 Show” Podcast | Wills of Concern

What do you need to consider and do before you make your Will? Why do you need a private client specialised lawyer to draft your Will? When do you need to review your Will?

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Hong Kong Players | Sleeping Beauty – The Panto

Hugill & Ip is proud to sponsor Hong Kong Players’ 2019 Panto and bringing you this fabulous Christmas show that’s sure to put you in a festive mood!

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Living Wills and Advance Health Directives

Death is often a taboo in Hong Kong and people do not like to think about it. Hence, we have seen a lot of issues arising as a consequence of the lack or delay of a proper estate planning.

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Taiwan News | Hugill & Ip Adds a Red Ribbon to its Logo, Further Strengthening its Social Responsibility Commitment following the Launch of “Wills of Concern”

HONG KONG – 20 November 2019 – Following a year of impressive growth, the firm is adding a red ribbon to its logo to support World AIDS Day on 1 December. While there’s a lot to celebrate for advances in the treatment and fight against HIV and AIDS, there’s also much more to achieve both…

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