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Documents by Lawyers at this office
Assessing Damages for Pregnancy and Disability Discrimination in Hong Kong
Duncan A. W. Abate,Hong Tran, July 17, 2014
The recent Hong Kong District Court case (DCEO 4/2013) involved a termination of the employment of the plaintiff on the ground of her disability and pregnancy. This was held to be unlawful under both the Disability Discrimination Ordinance (DDO) and the Sex Discrimination Ordinance (SDO).
Bank Guarantees and Shipbuilding Contracts with Mainland Shipyards
Bill Amos, July 14, 2014
For a shipowner the process of buying a new vessel from a shipyard can be a hazardous venture, much riskier than buying an existing, second-hand vessel. This is because the shipowner has to part with millions of dollars “up front” to a shipyard/builder, by way of payment instalments to...
Year Established: 1881
Law Firm Affiliations: LEX MUNDI
Member: International Bar Association; Inter-Pacific Bar Association; AIPPI; INTA; IFCAI.