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Citizenship Through Naturalisation and Applying For a Hong Kong SAR Passport 800 600 Adam Hugill

Citizenship Through Naturalisation and Applying For a Hong Kong SAR Passport

Attaining a HKSAR passport can be reasonably simple, but it can also involve complications. When questions or difficulties occur, it can be stressful and confusing.

Divorce and Bankruptcy: The Final Straw 1080 716 Alfred Ip

Divorce and Bankruptcy: The Final Straw

One of the common questions that we receive from our clients is: how would my spouse’s insolvency affect me if I were to file for divorce?

HR Magazine | HR Uncovered: Rapidly Adapting Teams & Work Environments 1082 609 Hugill & Ip

HR Magazine | HR Uncovered: Rapidly Adapting Teams & Work Environments

Live online stream of the panel organised by HR Magazine with a group of legal and Human Resources professionals discussing the coronavirus emergency and giving advice on how to build an HR action plan for the current epidemic situation in Hong Kong and globally. Adam Hugill joins the panel and provides an Employment Law perspective…

Podcast – S1E2: Employment: Practical Guidance to Hong Kong Employment Law Issues 1200 800 Hugill & Ip

Podcast – S1E2: Employment: Practical Guidance to Hong Kong Employment Law Issues

Adam Hugill discusses guidance for employers / employees on the Employment Ordinance, hiring & managing employees, termination, protection of business assets.

High Court Rules That Refusing Public Housing to Married Same-sex Couple Is ‘Unlawful and Unconstitutional’ 598 417 Alfred Ip

High Court Rules That Refusing Public Housing to Married Same-sex Couple Is ‘Unlawful and Unconstitutional’

Another landmark case shows that on the issue of LGBT rights, where the legislature fears to tread, the Courts are fully prepared to uphold the core human right of freedom from discrimination.

Medical Malpractice: Negligence Towards Cancer Patients 1200 799 Carmen Tang

Medical Malpractice: Negligence Towards Cancer Patients

Medical negligence is when medical care falls below the accepted standards, due to an act or omission from the medical professional. As a result, death or injury must have occurred and the matter must be thoroughly investigated.

Disability Discrimination and Cancer 1200 900 Adam Hugill

Disability Discrimination and Cancer

When hit with critical illness it is important to be aware of the protections that might be afforded. In an employment context, it is also imperative that employers understand their responsibilities and that discrimination is avoided.

Early Withdrawal of MPF When Suffering From Cancer 1920 1271 Adam Hugill

Early Withdrawal of MPF When Suffering From Cancer

How to manage your Mandatory Provident Fund account in case of cancer and other terminal illness?

Medical Leave: Rights and Protections of the Terminally Ill 1200 800 Adam Hugill

Medical Leave: Rights and Protections of the Terminally Ill

Everything should be done to try and make sure that the terminally ill and their loved ones are protected by employers. Scrutinization of the employment contract is crucial to understanding what paid sick leave rights are afforded.

Proper Estate Planning When Terminally Ill 1200 761 Alfred Ip

Proper Estate Planning When Terminally Ill

Whilst each person’s circumstance is different, a person diagnosed with a life-threatening condition or terminal illness may want to address several necessary estate planning issues.

Podcast – S1E1 Dispute Resolution: Key Issues About Litigation, Arbitration and Mediation in Hong Kong 1920 700 Hugill & Ip

Podcast – S1E1 Dispute Resolution: Key Issues About Litigation, Arbitration and Mediation in Hong Kong

Adam Hugill, Jonathan Gray and Matthew Love discuss Hong Kong’s civil litigation structure, including trials, costs, procedures and enforcing judgments.

The Positive Impact of Corporate Social Responsibility 1050 700 Gary Wong

The Positive Impact of Corporate Social Responsibility

Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) not only can be impacting the society we live in and create a healthier community, but it can also be part of a business strategy for success.

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