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Immigration

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Seeking the right to remain in Hong Kong can be time-consuming, frustrating and expensive, not to mention stressful. Our immigration specialists are on hand to smooth the process, deal with your situation and reduce your worries.

Whether it is a visa matter, a passport complication or nationality question, we are highly experienced in the fluid and fluctuating world of immigration issues. We work closely with our contacts in the Hong Kong Immigration Department and maintain a network of trusted associates throughout the diplomatic community. We treat each case as unique and seek the quickest and most cost-effective route to the solution, irrespective of our client’s nationality.

Immigration cases can be emotive and high-profile, particularly if they involve human rights or asylum issues and carry with them the threat of deportation. Alleged breach of conditions or applications for extension of stay can be fraught with anxiety. At all times, we give your case the highest priority and treat it with sympathy, sincerity and skill.

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Game of chance for unhappy campers

Hong Kong, 12 May 2021: Who didn’t love Monopoly when they were growing up? Many a rainy afternoon was passed in the Cohen household playing the popular board game, vying with my brothers and friends to become London’s biggest property tycoon while bankrupting everyone else. It was cutthroat and devoid of sentiment. If you were […]

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Vicarious liability: what next for Hong Kong?

By Insurance and Personal Injury Team Hong Kong, 10 May 2021: Vicarious liability is a long-established legal principle whereby one party may be held partly responsible for the wrongful actions of another. It is a scenario frequently encountered in personal injury cases where an employer is deemed liable for the wrongful act of an employee […]

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An entirely avoidable domestic dispute

Hong Kong, 5 May 2021: There is a wall-mounted plaque in the BC&C office of which we are particularly proud. It was presented to us three years ago by the Mission For Migrant Workers in recognition of our assistance over the course of three-plus decades. Specifically, my long-time colleague Mel Boase has dedicated much of […]

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Disaffected young require injection of hope

Hong Kong, 28 April 2021: More than 10,200 people have been arrested since mid-2019 in connection with the anti-government protests, according to official updates presented to the Legislative Council. Around two-thirds of them are under 25. This is not just a heartbreaking statistic, it’s a lost generation. Last month, I highlighted in this column a […]

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Employees and vaccination – a complex issue

By Henry Siu Hong Kong, 27 April 2021: Can an employer fire a member of staff for refusing to be vaccinated against Covid-19? This is an increasingly common question as Hong Kong’s mass inoculation programme enters its second month and the government ties the easing of social distancing restrictions in the F&B sector to a […]

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