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Eversheds Sutherland enhances employment capability with appointment of new Of Counsel

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    Eversheds Sutherland is pleased to announce the hire of Joe Choy, as an Of Counsel in its Asia employment practice. Joe will be based in Hong Kong.

    Joe advises on all aspects of contentious and non-contentious employment-related issues, including recruitment; structuring of employment relationships; variation of employment terms and benefits; termination of employment; enforceability of restrictive covenants; personal data issues; discrimination claims; disciplinary and grievance matters; and labour relations.

    He handles employment-related disputes and has experience in advising on and conducting proceedings in the Labour Tribunal and at all levels of the courts of Hong Kong.

    Joe also advises on retirement schemes and employee share plan matters, including their establishment, maintenance and restructuring, as well as other related services.

    He is regularly involved in M&A deals and advises on employment and benefits issues arising from the transactions.

    Stephen Kitts, Eversheds Sutherland Asia Managing Partner, commented:

    “Joe’s appointment demonstrates our ongoing commitment to further enhancing our employment capability and is part of the continued growth of our Asia offering. His arrival not only bolsters our Asia offering but underpins the technical excellence and high quality services our clients have come to expect from us. I’m thrilled to welcome him to the team.”

    Mark Hughes, Asia Head of Employment and Litigation and Dispute Management, added:

    "I am very pleased to welcome Joe Choy to our Asia employment team. Given Joe’s rich experience in advising Chinese and international clients I am confident he will make a significant contribution to our future success.

    Joe Choy, Of Counsel, commented:

    “I am excited to join Eversheds Sutherland and be a part of one of the leading global employment practices. We as a team are committed to delivering high quality and pragmatic advice to clients whilst embracing innovation. This is a fantastic opportunity for me to work with this highly-rated team and support our clients on their employment matters and projects in Asia.”


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