Employment & Industrial Relations
With market and economic shifts, new technology, globalisation and global mobility, a demand for more flexible workforces and ever-increasing scrutiny of compliance and ethics, the employment and labour challenges for multinationals are greater than ever. In addition, the Covid-19 pandemic which caused major disruptions to the running of businesses globally has led to various businesses resorting to reducing salaries, temporary layoffs or even retrenchment.
Our team of employment lawyers has extensive experience and is ready to provide advisory and dispute resolution services to resolve any employment related matters you may have practically and swiftly, regardless of the industry you are in.
Our key areas of expertise include:
Employment contracts, employee handbooks, and other human resource management policies
Unfair, constructive, and wrongful dismissals
Disciplinary actions and domestic inquiries
Retrenchment & restructuring exercises
Voluntary & mutual separation schemes (VSS/MSS)
Protection of trade secrets, non-compete, and other employee restrictions
Engagement contracts for independent contractors, freelancers, gig-economy workers, and social-media content creators
Work-place discrimination and victimisation
Work-place harassment and sexual harassment
Employees’ breach of confidence and breach of loyalty
Internal fraud and corruption
Judicial review proceedings