Veronica is part of the Asia employment law team and the Hong Kong Disputes practice.
Veronica advises on all aspects of the employment life cycle, including compliance with employment and equal opportunities legislation, secondment arrangements and termination issues. She handles employment disputes, discrimination complaints and workplace investigations, and has considerable experience in conducting legal proceedings in the Labour Tribunal and high-profile employment litigation in various court levels of the High Court of Hong Kong.
Veronica also has experience in handling complex commercial disputes and litigation in relation to a broad range of issues, representing clients in cases involving directors' liability, shareholders disputes, conveyancing disputes and other civil/commercial matters. In addition, she has advised clients on restructuring and insolvency matters, enforcement (including obtaining injunctive relief) and investigations by regulatory bodies. She has represented clients that include multinational conglomerates, financial institutions, start-ups and trustees in various sectors.
Veronica has worked in both Hong Kong and London and completed her training with another international firm. She holds an LLB from University College London and an MPhil from the University of Cambridge.
Veronica speaks fluent English, Cantonese and Mandarin.
Experience & expertise
- a multinational professional services firm advising in relation to workplace investigations and various employment-related matters
- an Asia-focused multinational conglomerate advising on businesses in major sectors, including its luxury vehicle franchise on handling customer claims/Consumer Council investigations and air cargo terminal operator on Labour Tribunal claims
- a UK-headquartered financial institution in defending a claim brought by a former employee in respect of discretionary incentive and deferred compensation entitlements and ongoing regulatory investigations
- a PRC-US funded asset management company in defending a claim brought by the former Deputy CEO for the payment of a substantial bonus amount in the High Court
- a virtual banking arm of a Chinese state-owned commercial bank regarding the set-up of its employment and independent contractor structure