ASIALAW PROFILES 2021
Notable Firm – Thailand
DFDL’s Employment and Labour Practice Group firmly believes that clear, legally compliant Human Resources documentation creates a solid foundation for a good working relationship between employers and their people. Our Employment and Labour Practice Group is dedicated to preparing that solid basis, and advising clients on employment and labour issues which arise.
Our clients benefit from our extensive experience in preparing employment agreements, internal regulations, and consultancy/contractor agreements which comply with local law and practice, and meet the entity’s operational needs. We can provide advice on matters including: employment entitlements, working hours, overtime, restrictions on foreign workers, employee transfers, secondments, termination, severance, retirement, and dispute resolution.
Our varied client base includes global companies with subsidiaries throughout Southeast Asia, as well as embassies, international non-governmental organizations (INGOs), and international organizations operating in the region. We provide personalized and comprehensive services tailored to the unique needs of our clients.
Employment and labour law advice
Hiring new employees
Employment entitlements and obligations
Termination rights and procedures
Restrictions on foreign workers
International mobility schemes
Employee transfers and secondments
Severance payments and calculation of liabilities upon termination
Retirement obligations and policies
Employment versus consultancy relationship analysis
Immigration queries, including advice on visas and work permits for expatriates
Data protection requirements and obligations with personal information
Transfer of employees following a merger or a business transfer
Compliance with local law procedures, obligations, and entitlements
Employment redundancies – employer options and risk assessments
Employment contracts: preparation/compliance review
Internal regulations & union relations
Tax advice & tax compliance services related to employment
Management packages & incentive plans
Our team’s in-depth knowledge of the law and practices in the countries in which we operate allows us to provide specialized, practical advice on issues that arise in employment relationships.
Head of Regional Employment & Labour Practice
Regional Senior Legal Adviser