LGBT Rights

ALB | Pride Month: To truly effect change, firms need to look beyond D&I initiatives

ALB | Pride Month: To truly effect change, firms need to look beyond D&I initiatives 1200 675 Hugill & Ip

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”

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…

Family Law Journal – LexisNexis | Nimble evolution is the lifeblood of international family law

Family Law Journal – LexisNexis | Nimble evolution is the lifeblood of international family law 611 408 Hugill & Ip

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’

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.

Hugill & Ip and Alfred Ip Nominated in Three Categories in Chambers Diversity & Inclusion Awards Asia Pacific 2020

Hugill & Ip and Alfred Ip Nominated in Three Categories in Chambers Diversity & Inclusion Awards Asia Pacific 2020 1600 1006 Hugill & Ip

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

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…

Commercial Radio Hong Kong | The Importance of Estate Planning – 遺產規劃的重要性

Commercial Radio Hong Kong | The Importance of Estate Planning – 遺產規劃的重要性 1200 1200 Hugill & Ip

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。

LGBT Rights: A Personal Story

LGBT Rights: A Personal Story 1277 679 Hugill & Ip

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.

LGBT Rights Progress in Hong Kong

LGBT Rights Progress in Hong Kong 1280 680 Matthew Love

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.

Discrimination in the Workplace

Discrimination in the Workplace 1273 678 Adam Hugill

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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