June is LGBTQ+ Pride Month, and while the typically colourful celebrations have been muted due to the COVID-19 outbreak, many law firms are still marking the month with various online…
Taiwan News | Hugill & Ip continues to push its D&I agenda with the private screening of “Suk Suk 叔叔”
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…
Simon Bruce and Alfred Ip’s article highlights the complexity of international family law, and the flexibility and nimbleness required of lawyers practicing in the area.
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.
Hugill & Ip and Alfred Ip Nominated in Three Categories in Chambers Diversity & Inclusion Awards Asia Pacific 2020
We are delighted to announce details of the inaugural Chambers Diversity and Inclusion Awards Asia Pacific 2020 which will take place on Thursday, 5 March 2020 at the Four Seasons…
Taylor Vinters | Hong Kong: Recognition of same-sex marriages in connection with employment rights and entitlements
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…
Kengo and Alfred Ip discuss Estate Planning, same-sex marriage and LGBT rights on Commercial Radio 903 National Education. 商業電台903國民教育，健吾與葉煥信律師討論遺產規劃及同性平權。
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.
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.
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.