Jurisdiction - Hong Kong
Baker & McKenzie Strengthens Its Employment Practice In Hong Kong.

2 September, 2014


Baker & McKenzie has further reinforced its employment law offering with the appointment of employment lawyer Rowan McKenzie, as a partner. Rowan will join the Firm on 22 September. Rowan joins the Firm’s Hong Kong office as a partner from Linklaters, where he served as Head of the Employment and Incentives Practice in Asia. 
In addition to Rowan, Catherine Leung will also be joining the Firm’s Employment Law Group in Hong Kong as a senior Associate. Catherine starts with the Firm on 10 September, having joined from Howse Williams Bowers.
“We are delighted that Rowan and Catherine will be joining our team. Their collective experience will further enhance and add depth to our award-winning and top-tier employment law group.” said Paul Tan, Managing Partner of Baker & McKenzie’s Hong Kong, China, Korea and Vietnam offices.
Commenting on Rowan and Catherine’s imminent arrival, Andreas Lauffs, Head of the Employment Law Group in Hong Kong and China, said “We are very excited that Rowan, a leading employment law practitioner, and Catherine will be joining us. Their arrival not only complements the Firm’s existing leading employment law capabilities in Hong Kong and China but also reinforces our strategic service offerings to our clients, who are striving for stronger employment law compliance to protect their business interests amidst growing industry regulation and scrutiny.”

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