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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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My return to primitive thinking

Hong Kong, 17 August 2022: In the classic 1974 fantasy film The Land That Time Forgot, a World War I German U-boat crew and their American captives veer off course in the South Atlantic and end up in Caprona, an uncharted subcontinent populated by dinosaurs and ancient tribes. Their reaction is one of amazement: how […]

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Covid triggers employment law changes

By Allison Lee  Hong Kong, 8 August 2022: Significant changes to Hong Kong’s employment regulations have been made to address workplace-related issues as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic.  Employers now have scope to dismiss a member of staff who refuses, without a valid excuse, to be vaccinated. As well, employees who fail to attend […]

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Flight to HK cancelled? Read this …

By Pádraig Seif Hong Kong, 2 August 2022: One direct effect of the government’s handling of the Covid-19 pandemic is that living in Hong Kong has been somewhat of a challenge since early 2020. Especially if you need to travel. Maybe the following sounds all too familiar to the esteemed reader: flights into Hong Kong […]

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Law & More: Episode 17 – Amanda Whitfort

Hong Kong, 1 August 2022: In the latest episode of Law & More, we focus on the law relating to animal welfare with our guest, Professor Amanda Whitfort. A barrister and university lecturer who has co-authored major reports on animal welfare, Amanda discusses Hong Kong’s outdated laws, issues surrounding cruelty and neglect, and major problems […]

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A timely boost for common law

By Arthur Chan Hong Kong, 29 July 2022: In a landmark ruling, the Court of Final Appeal has overturned Hong Kong’s first conviction for carrying zip ties. The judges ruled that lower courts had erroneously applied the law too widely, meaning anyone found carrying an instrument deemed fit for unlawful purpose could be penalised for […]

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