Updated: Apr 10
Lewis Silkin, the law firm, today announced the promotion of Catherine Leung to the firm’s partnership, effective 1 April.
Catherine joined Lewis Silkin as a Legal Director in January 2019. She is dual qualified in Hong Kong and England and Wales, with more than 13 years’ experience in both contentious and non-contentious employment law.
At Lewis Silkin, Catherine works with clients from a range of sectors including financial services, luxury retail and tech firms. She has a particular focus on terminations, bonus entitlement disputes, data privacy, complex discrimination and sexual harassment cases, and grievance and disciplinary matters. Catherine also advises on team moves and leads employment law projects across the APAC region.
Kathryn Weaver, partner and Head of Lewis Silkin Hong Kong, commented:
“I am pleased to confirm Catherine’s promotion to the partnership. She is a real asset to the firm which has been demonstrated by the contribution she has already made, over the past year, to grow Lewis Silkin’s ability to provide both market leading global employment and mobility advice across Asia-Pacific and specialist in-country legal services to our clients in Hong Kong. As well as the energy and dynamism she will bring to her new role, I am confident that she is ideally suited to help us achieve our ambitions to further strengthen and develop Lewis Silkin’s already impressive offering.”
Catherine Leung, partner, Lewis Silkin Hong Kong commented:
“My journey with Lewis Silkin has been an incredible experience: the firm really does have a unique, fun and fast-paced culture and of equal importance, has provided the right environment, support and guidance for me to follow my ambitions. I look forward to taking on my new role as partner and to continue working with my amazing colleagues to deliver our market-leading employment service to our clients in Hong Kong and across Asia-Pacific.”
Catherine is a regular speaker at seminars and training events and a contributing author to leading local trade publications and contributed to the Lexis Practical Guidance for legal practitioners.