Legal update: Can an employee continuing to work amount to acceptance of a unilateral variation of terms in an employment contract?
When an employee simply continues to work after an employer’s unilateral change in terms and conditions of an employment contract, can this constitute acceptance? We examine the case of Wess v Science Museum Group. Background The employee was initially employed on “Civil Service” terms until…Read More
Hong Kong law firm Tanner De Witt is delighted to announce that Jeff Lane has joined as Partner effective 1 January 2015. Jeff joined Tanner De Witt in January 2014 as a Consultant specialising in Commercial Litigation. The Fraud and Asset Tracing practice is a…Read More
Eight Hong Kong solicitors from the Tanner De Witt team have been named in the 2014 edition of Asialaw’s Leading Lawyers. According to the publication, Ian De Witt, Robin Darton, Mark Side, Kim Boreham, Eddie Look, Tim Drew, Russell Bennett and Jeff Lane are among “the…Read More
Tanner De Witt will be hosting a Hong Kong Employment Law Seminar with the Italian Chamber of Commerce tomorrow at 12.30pm. The talk will touch upon a selection of key issues employers in Hong Kong need to be aware of. Hong Kong employment lawyer and…Read More
An employer’s casual assurances or promises to employees during separation discussions may considerably reduce the employer’s rights and remedies. Introduction The case of Igal Dafini v CMA CGM SA is a useful reminder that if an employer secures the agreement of a departing employee to…Read More