Discrimination

DNA and Data Privacy

DNA and Data Privacy 800 533 Carmen Tang

DNA data and specific measures individuals should be aware of in order to protect their privacy rights when undergoing COVID-19 or ancestry testing

Ariana | The Ultimate Exclusion: It’s time to recognise same-sex marriage in Hong Kong

Ariana | The Ultimate Exclusion: It’s time to recognise same-sex marriage in Hong Kong 1200 675 Hugill & Ip

Hong Kong does not recognise same-sex marriage, barring couples from many of the rights and benefits that come with legal matrimony.

Employment: Discrimination Because of Pregnancy

Employment: Discrimination Because of Pregnancy 1920 1080 Adam Hugill

Adam Hugill discusses Hong Kong’s employment laws related to discrimination on the grounds of pregnancy and practical guidance for employers and employees.

Taiwan News | Hugill & Ip continues to push its D&I agenda with the private screening of “Suk Suk 叔叔”

Taiwan News | Hugill & Ip continues to push its D&I agenda with the private screening of “Suk Suk 叔叔” 800 1126 Hugill & Ip

Hong Kong, 12 June 2020 – Since its early days, Hugill & Ip has been extremely committed to promoting diversity and inclusion in the workplace and in the community. The…

Citizenship Through Naturalisation and Applying For a Hong Kong SAR Passport

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

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.

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

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

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.

Disability Discrimination and Cancer

Disability Discrimination and Cancer 1200 900 Adam Hugill

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.

HIV Status and Confidentiality

HIV Status and Confidentiality 1200 795 Carmen Tang

In Hong Kong the current legal protection afforded to victim of discrimination because of HIV status exists in the form of confidentiality rule and anti-discrimination law

Taylor Vinters | Hong Kong: Recognition of same-sex marriages in connection with employment rights and entitlements

Taylor Vinters | Hong Kong: Recognition of same-sex marriages in connection with employment rights and entitlements 1200 675 Hugill & Ip

Although Hong Kong boasts that it is Asia’s World City, in many respects it has fallen behind most developed jurisdictions, not least on the issue of protection from discrimination and…

Protection from Discrimination and HIV Status

Protection from Discrimination and HIV Status 1800 1200 Adam Hugill

In Hong Kong HIV status is protected as a being a disability under the Disability Discrimination Ordinance

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