Employment law and practice

Employment law manages one of the oldest and most fundamental aspects of commercial life, notably, the relationship between the employer and employee. On one hand, protecting the rights and obligations of employees, and on the other, supporting businesses large and small as they seek growth and change. The law and practice of employment is a balance, and an optimal balance drives success for individuals, businesses and communities.

Wide capability to support employment needs

Our Employment Practice offers both advisory, transactional and disputes capabilities. Our experienced team handles every aspect of employment, industrial relations, and work-health and safety matters, at domestic and cross-border levels.

We advise on all aspects of employment relationships, including share options, pension and incentive schemes, collective bargaining and industrial relations, statutory welfare and benefits, staff severance and retrenchment management, outsourcing arrangements, and transfer or integration of a workforce resulting from mergers and acquisitions and takeovers. 

In terms of disputes, our team regularly handles all forms of employment disputes including wrongful dismissals, enforcement of confidentiality clauses, disciplinary proceedings, work-health safety incidents and injury compensation claims, investigating employee wrongdoing, breach of fiduciary duties and white-collar offences.

Experience across sectors

Our clientele ranges from large multinational clients to local small and medium industry players in various business sectors or industries. We are able to provide practical as well as business-centric employment advice to suit your business needs. We also frequently provide Malaysian employment law advice to clients of prominent labour and employment practices in other jurisdictions.