Employment & Labour

2021 Awards


Notable Firm – Thailand

DFDL’s Employment and Labour Practice Group firmly believes that clear, legally compliant HR 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.

How we can help

  • Employment and Labour Law Advice
  • Compliance with local law procedures, obligations, and entitlements
  • Employment termination procedures and liabilities
  • Employment redundancies – employer options and risk assessments
  • Separation agreements
  • Independent Contractor agreements
  • Employment Contracts
  • Employment contract preparation/compliance review
  • Employee Handbook
  • Internal regulations/human resources manuals

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. 


Marion Carles Salmon

Head of Regional Employment & Labour Practice & Regional Legal Adviser