employment

02Oct2019

Legal update: Playback time – the rise of covert audio recordings in the workplace

With rapid advancements in technology and the almost universal use of smartphones and other mobile devices, employees can (and do) take photographs and make both video and audio recordings at work with just the click of a button. Consequently, employers are increasingly aware that this…Read More

17Sep2019

Asialaw 2020 rankings announced

Tanner De Witt is delighted to announce Asialaw’s 2020 rankings of domestic law firms which can be found here. Each firm ranking is divided into the following categories: Outstanding; Highly recommended; Recommended; and Notable. Besides the ranking for our private client practice (which is new…Read More

11Sep2019

Russell Bennett selected as top lawyer by Who’s Who Legal: Labour & Employment and Pensions & Benefits 2019

Partner Russell Bennett has been selected as one of the world’s leading Labour & Employment and Pensions & Benefits lawyers by the Who’s Who Legal: 2019.

23Aug2019

Legal update: “blue pencilling” restrictive covenants post Tillman v Egon Zehnder

The UK Supreme Court handed down judgment in Tillman v Egon Zehnder [2019] UKSC 32 on 3 July 2019. This judgment is important as it clarifies the principles of “severance” applicable to post-termination restrictive covenants under which the Court is able to sever or remove…Read More

21May2019

Legal update: Increase of Statutory Minimum Wage effective 1 May 2019

Effective from 1 May 2019, the rate of Statutory Minimum Wage has been increased from HK$34.50 to HK$37.50 per hour.  The monetary cap on the requirement of employers recording the total number of hours worked by employees has also been revised to HK$15,300 per month. …Read More