We provide comprehensive labor and employment legal services for domestic and foreign clients. Our services include counseling our clients on matters concerning employment, human resources, and labor unions; drafting and reviewing employment related documents, including employment agreements, service agreements, training agreements, non-competition and confidentiality agreements, and employee handbooks, etc.; conducting due diligence of human resources during mergers, acquisitions, and public listings, and post-merger personnel adjustments and transitions; designing, implementing and evaluating risks of employee placement plans during company restructurings; employment of foreigners; trade secrets protection and non-competition; investigations and prosecutions of employee violations and white-collar crimes; labor dispute arbitrations and litigations; labor law-related trainings, etc. We assist domestic and foreign clients in formulating employee share incentive plans.
Our services also include designing employee share incentive structures, reviewing employee incentive plans, preparing relevant documents for authorization and exercise, assisting in obtaining the approvals and registrations required by the Chinese government, and dealing with foreign exchange matters arising from employee incentive plans.
Core Areas of Practice
Han Kun provides comprehensive labor law-related services, which include the following.
Routine labor law advisory
Advice on matters such as employee recruitment and termination, non-competition, protection of trade secrets, equity incentives, social insurances, labor unions, labor dispatch, and workplace accidents, etc.
Employee placement plans
Design, implementation and assessment of employee placement plans, including advice on employee transfers and placements during M&A and restructuring, advice on layoff plans and programs, and participation in on-site negotiations with employees.
Labor law-related training
Trainings on labor law, compliance and anti-corruption, and trade secrets protection, etc.
Labor-related legal documents
Drafting, reviewing, and revising company rules and guidelines, employee handbooks, employment contracts, confidentiality agreements, non-competition agreements, and training agreements, etc.
Company rule violations and white-collar crime
Investigations into and prosecutions of employees who violate company rules and commit white-collar crimes, includes assisting with employee compliance investigations, advising on senior management violations, compliance and anti-corruption issues, and assisting clients with evidence collection and employee terminations.
Labor dispute resolution
Propose solutions for and advise on the settlement of labor disputes, represent clients in mediation and settlement of labor disputes, and participate in labor dispute arbitration and litigation proceedings.
Han Kun has been consistently recognized by authoritative international legal directories and legal media as a leader in the field of labor and employment in China and in the Asia-Pacific region.
Honorary awards in the field
— China Law and Practice
— Asian Legal Business
— The Legal 500 Asia Pacific