Hong Tran

Hong Kong,  China
Phone+852 2843 4233

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Practice Areas

  • Employment & Benefits
  • Employee Benefits
  • Executive Compensation
  • Litigation & Dispute Resolution
  • Employment Litigation & Counseling
  • Privacy & Security
Contact InfoTelephone: +852 2843 4233
Fax: +852 2103 5070
EducationQueensland University of Technology (Bachelor of Business, Accountancy, 1997); Queensland University of Technology (LL.B., 1997); Queensland University of Technology (LL.M., 2002)
Admitted1999, Australia, Queensland; 2005, Hong Kong

•Vice Chair of Australian Chamber of Commerce - People Forum
•Member of HR Committee of British Chamber of Commerce
•Editorial Board Member of LexisNexis Practical Guidance - Employment
•Employers' Federation of Hong Kong
•Hong Kong Institute of Human Resource Management
•Member of Human Resources Committee of ANREV
•Cross-Boarder Human Resource (XBHR)

LanguagesEnglish; Cantonese; Chiu Chow

I am truly grateful for Hong's approach, flexibility, amazing patience & understanding. He demonstrates professionalism, tremendous knowledge (at his fingertips), sound judgement, analytical ability and great listening skills.

International Fleet Manager for a leading international airline
Hong Tran is a partner of Mayer Brown JSM. He advises employers on compliance with employment, discrimination and privacy legislation. He also advises on strategic labour force issues including the structure of employment relationships; risk management in the employment and discrimination context; the introduction of changes to employment arrangements; the handling of union relations; and recruitment, disciplinary and termination issues. He is experienced in handling employment disputes, discrimination and privacy complaints/issues. He represents employers engaged in legal proceedings at the various court levels from the Labour Tribunal through to the Court of Final Appeal. He also advises employers in responding to investigations by the Labour Department, Equal Opportunities Commission and the Office of the Commissioner for Personal Data Privacy. Hong speaks English, Cantonese and Chiu Chow dialect. He has been named a Leading AsiaLaw Labour & Employment Lawyer by the Asia Law & Practice Survey (2008). He was also named as one of the pre-eminent practitioners in the world and one of the world's leading lawyers by Guide to the World's Leading Labour & Employment Lawyers (2011) and a Leading individual in employment law by The Legal 500 (2015).

Hong has contributed to leading employment and discrimination law textbooks Chitty on Contracts, Hong Kong Specific Contracts Chapter 7, Employment Law and Practice in Hong Kong Chapters 3 & 5 and Discrimination Law and Practice in Hong Kong Chapters 4 and 7 (and Co-General Editor).


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New Sexual Harassment Provisions in Hong Kong
Duncan A. W. Abate,Hong Tran, February 26, 2015
On 12 December 2014 the Sex Discrimination Ordinance (“SDO”) was amended to make unlawful the sexual harassment of a person by a customer in the course of seeking to be provided with or being provided with goods, facilities or services by that person.

Ebola and Employer Obligations
Duncan A. W. Abate,Hong Tran, December 5, 2014
The outbreak of the Ebola Virus Disease (“Ebola”) in West Africa has received considerable media attention as it begins to spread outside of Africa. In August 2014, the Government of Hong Kong confirmed that Ebola is grouped under Viral Haemorrhagic Fever (“VHF”), which is...

Tech Savvy HRs: the Excitement and Pitfalls
Duncan A. W. Abate,Anita W. C. Lam,Hong Tran, October 28, 2014
Social media, mobile computing, “big data” analysis and cloud computing (“SMAC”) are fundamentally changing the way in which HR professionals can now operate.

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Hong Tran

10 Chater Road, Central
Hong Kong 

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