We are dedicated to providing long-term support to our clients’ businesses including.
Advising businesses with respect to supply, distribution, technology transfer, IP licensing, confidentiality and manufacturing agreements. We act for companies to establish franchise operations in Hong Kong, Mainland China and other Asian jurisdictions. We assist clients to review and advise on government and other tenders for procurement of services and related contracts.
Counselling companies and directors on corporate law and governance issues, including directors’ duties. Our partners sit on the boards of a number of profit making and not for profit organisations. Brett Stewien, one of our founding partners, is a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.
Drafting and reviewing employment, consultancy and independent contractor agreements. We support clients confronting employment and independent contractor issues including termination and redundancy claims. Our lawyers are experienced in employee share option schemes and employment incentive and bonus arrangements.
We regularly review and advise on commercial tenancy agreements including issues related termination, rent review and reinstatement of premises.
Private Clients & High Net Worth Individuals
We assist high net worth individuals, shareholders of companies, and employees and directors of such companies in respect of commercial, employment and shareholding matters. We provide clients with legal guidance and advice regarding their personal and private capital needs, legal restructuring for businesses and investments, business governance and trust, finance and fundraising arrangements.
Not for Profits & Charities
We represent local charities and not for profit organisations, including companies limited by guarantee. We assist clients to obtain charitable status in Hong Kong including preparing and reviewing articles of association and other corporate documentation. Our founding partners are board and committee members of not for profit and charitable institutions.
Phillip Georgiou – Board of Trustees and Secretary and Vice-Chair, Hong Kong Academy International School
Ben McQuhae – VP & Special Advisor to the Chairman, Hong Kong Green Finance Association