HONG KONG, CHINA - Media OutReach - 29 May
2019 - Legal
500 -- a renowned legal directories in the world -- has ranked Adam Hugill in the
2019 edition. This follows another prestigious recommendation received from
Chambers and Partners earlier this year.
reported, Adam Hugill has a particularly strong reputation advising on contentious
employment matters and has excellent ties with local businesses from many
industry sectors, which should enable him to offer a viable alternative to some
of the larger, more established firms in the market.
For 32 years, The Legal 500 has been analysing the
capabilities of law firms across the world, with a comprehensive research
programme revised and updated every year to bring the most up-to-date vision of
the global legal market. The rankings are based on a series of criteria, but
simply put, highlighting the practice area teams who are providing the most
cutting edge and innovative advice to corporate counsel. The research is based
on feedback from 300,000 clients worldwide, submissions from law firms and interviews
with leading private practice lawyers, and a team of researchers who have
unrivalled experience in the legal market.
& Ip has also been recently recognised by Benchmark Litigation
for Private Client practice in addition to being a notable firm for Commercial
and Transactions rankings. Recommendations are based on interviews with leading
private practice lawyers and in-house counsel. All listed firms and individuals
are consistently mentioned during the research process, with those who earn a
"highly recommended" designation receiving the most mentions and held as
dominant in their particular jurisdiction. Benchmark
Litigation is a U.S.-based publication run from the New York offices of
Institutional Investor and Euromoney's Legal Media Group.
In addition, Adam Hugill has most recently been recommended
in Doyle's Guide for Leading Employment & Labour Lawyers.
has commented: "While Hong Kong remains an "employer friendly" jurisdiction,
the Courts have shown a willingness over recent years to expand employee
protections in certain cases. In
addition, the jurisprudence of other more liberal 'employee friendly' jurisdictions
is often considered in connection with matters regarding the social protections
afforded to employees. Leaps ahead have been made in the Court of Final Appeal
which last year granted dependant visa rights to a same-sex couple and will
shortly adjudicate on other social issues such as the filing of joint tax
returns and right to receive employee spousal benefits".
Hooley - heading the Corporate & Commercial practice area -- has highlighted
the continued growth of Hugill & Ip's international transactional work from
clients ranging from High Net Worth Individuals to public companies.
Alfred Ip has added: "Hong Kong is a unique market for legal work. Its role as international hub in trade and
finance helps define its role in Dispute Resolution, with a reliable judicial
system and well-experienced legal practitioners, a lot of them trained in other
Common Law jurisdictions. The number of
disputes resolved through civil litigation or arbitration is growing every
Hugill & Ip last week has
also been awarded by Community Business
as one of the Top SME Employers in this year LGBT+ Inclusion Index, showing
that inclusion can happen regardless of the company's size. The Hong Kong LGBT+
Inclusion Index is the first benchmark on LGBT+ workplace inclusion in Asia, while
the Awards recognise the exceptional dedication and accomplishments of
individuals and organisations in promoting LGBT+ inclusion.
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relationships based on trust, professionalism and discretion.
a young independent law firm, yet its lawyers bring decades of experience
providing bespoke legal advice and exceptional client service to individuals,
families, entrepreneurs and businesses, in Hong Kong and internationally.