Our Circle event, Protect You & Your Business will be held on 10th November 2020.
Andrea Randall, Gall Solicitors
Andrea is an Employment Partner advising on both Hong Kong and English law. Andrea has significant and extensive experience in high profile complex litigation, including multi-jurisdictional disputes. She undertakes all types of Employment Law work and advises on all aspects of the employment relationship including:
Hiring Strategies and Negotiating and drafting contract terms
Entitlements under deferred compensation, bonus and share schemes and Advising on performance reviews and appraisals
Drafting and advising on post termination restrictions
Advising on disciplinary issues, internal investigations, and representing clients in SFC, ICAC and police investigations
Discrimination and privacy complaints/issues and Applying for and defending injunctions
Advising on redundancy issues, termination and separation agreements
Representing both employers and employees engaged in legal proceedings from the Labour Tribunal to Court of Final Appeal
Andrea is consistently ranked as a top tier lawyer in the major legal guides. She has been recognized as a leading employment lawyer in Legal 500 Asia Pacific, Chambers Asia Pacific, Doyle’s Guide, Asia Law Profiles and AsiaLaw Leading Lawyers. Recently she has won awards for “Best in Labour and Employment” (Euromoney Legal Media Group Asia Women in Business Law Awards 2018) and Lawyer of the Year: Hong Kong (AsiaLaw Awards 2020).
Dr. Quratulain Ziadi, MindnLife
Dr. Zaidi is a UK & HK Registered Clinical Psychologist who has more than a decade of clinical experience with a wide variety of mental health, social emotional, behavioural and relationship challenges. She has extensive experience working with children, adults, families and couples and her empathetic, understanding and non judgemental manner is something her clients appreciate.
Dr. Zaidi specialises in a broad range of mental health challenges including Depression, Post Natal Depression, Anxiety, Stress Management, Sleep Issues, Anger Management, Bipolar Disorders, Relationship Challenges, Teen Stress and Depression, Couples Therapy, Trailing Spouse, Social Strain and Adaptability, Adjustment for Expat Families, Cyber Safety for children and teens, Cyber Addiction for adults, Mindfulness, and Parenting.
As a well respected expert mental health voice in Hong Kong and an author, Dr. Zaidi is a regular contributor to several highly-subscribed online and print publications, as well as a sought-after invited speaker at conferences. She is passionate about raising awareness of mental health issues and delivers seminars and workshops to groups and corporates in Hong Kong.
Dr. Zaidi was recently recognised by The Zubin Foundation Diversity List 2020: Women’s Voices, a list of 24 smart, talented, passionate women who have the necessary professional skills and knowledge to serve on Hong Kong Government and Statutory Advisory Boards.
Litai Wai, Charings Ltd.
Litai was born and raised in between the glowing meadows in the South of The Netherlands right on the border with Belgium. After his study, Organizational Science at the Tilburg University he worked for FedEx helping them negotiating on their new pension plan and Group insurances.
When he moved to Hong Kong in 2010 he was inspired by a seasoned
insurance broker to work for one of the oldest insurance brokers in Hong Kong, MI Insurance brokers for the next 5 years servicing Corporates and Individuals.
He started his own insurance brokerage Charings Ltd in 2015, a company which values personal relationships, offering insurance broking and solutions, and acts as a specialized insurance intermediary for niche insurance products like Film Productions, Director & Officers Liability, and Motorsport.
Elsa Law, Elsa Law & Co. Solicitors
Ms Elsa Law, a commercial and divorce lawyer, who is also the founder and principal of Elsa Law & Co. Solicitors. She began her traineeship with Messrs. Wallace & Partner in London, and as an assistant solicitor with Messrs. Kingsley Napley in London after she was qualified. On her return to Hong Kong, she continued to serve as a lawyer, and notably as legal counsel to the then Kowloon Canton Railway Corporation advising on
various transactions; and in-house counsel to Ryoden (Holdings) Limited to oversee, manage and settle numerous personal injuries and fatal claims arising from the Garley Building fire.
She founded Elsa Law & Co. Solicitors in late 2005, a boutique law firm known for its client-centric approach providing the best solutions to companies and individuals clients for advice on contracts and commercial transactions, legal settlements, disputes, or simply a consultation with a legal and holistic perspective. Not only that, it has a local but international presence dealing with cross border transactions as it partners with law firms in over 50 countries. Ms. Law is a keen learner and is currently studying for being a Certified Information Privacy Manager.