All posts by Helen Colquhoun

Helen Colquhoun is Partner and Head of Employment, Hong Kong, at DLA Piper. She is triple qualified in New York, England and Wales, and Hong Kong. She advises employers across a range of industries on both contentious and non-contentious employment issues (particularly for international employers requiring Hong Kong, US and UK advice) such as risk management, restructuring, managing employee hiring and terminations, design of incentive schemes, and drafting contracts and handbooks. As a triple qualified employment lawyer with over 12 years' experience, Helen is well-placed to provide a single source of advice for clients who require advice in more than one jurisdiction.

Latest Employment Law Trends in Australia

2018 was a busy time period for proposed reform to the employment law regime in Australia, as multiple bills are currently being discussed at both federal and state parliaments. This article will summarise the progress made in the reform process over the past year in Australia. […]

A Year of Big Changes: Latest Employment Trends in Singapore and Japan

2018 saw the biggest changes in the employment law regimes of both Singapore and Japan. Both jurisdictions have recently gone through a fundamental change to the key legislation concerning employees’ rights. This includes a wider coverage of employees who are entitled to statutory benefits, and the […]

Latest Employment Trends in Hong Kong: More Burden for Employers?

2018 witnessed the proposed introduction of a number of changes to the employment law regime in Hong Kong, with the Hong Kong Government taking the charge in implementing changes to gradually improve employee protections and employee benefits. This article shall revisit some of the key events […]