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Susana Ng

Of Counsel

Hong Kong

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Susana Ng

Of Counsel

Hong Kong

Susana is an Of Counsel in Allen & Overy’s Hong Kong office and heads our Greater China Employment Practice. Susana has significant on-the-ground experience advising numerous financial institutions and multinational corporations on China and Hong Kong employment matters, including labour contract and employee handbook review, senior executive employment structuring, dual contract arrangements, issues relating to the employment of expatriates, employee issues arising out of corporate restructuring and redundancy, employment termination and negotiation of separation packages, implementation of equity-based employee incentive schemes, employee personal data issues, issues relating to the enforcement of restrictive covenants and employee inventions. Susana has worked closely with local counsel in labour disputes before the labour arbitration commissions in China and has advised extensively on employment issues arising out of mergers and acquisitions. She has been advising on numerous multi-jurisdictional deals and employment related projects.

Susana has published numerous articles on employment law appearing in local newspapers and journals. She has also contributed to a chapter on Remuneration for "Employment Law and Practice in Hong Kong" (Sweet & Maxwell) and to “Hong Kong Practice Series: Minimum Wage Ordinance” (Sweet & Maxwell). Susana was invited by the World Bank to speak at an international conference on global employment issues.

Susana is ranked by Chambers Asia Pacific (2013 and 2014) as one of the Up-and-Coming employment individuals and notable practitioner. She is qualified in Hong Kong and New York. She is fluent in English, Mandarin and Cantonese.

News & insights

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Publications: 30 AUGUST 2021

The new PRC Personal Information Protection Law – Are global organizations ready for the changes (from an employment perspective)?

On 20 August 2021, the Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress passed the new PRC Personal Information Protection Law (PIPL), which will come into operation on 1 November 2021. 

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Publications: 08 JULY 2021

Changed work culture raises M&A challenges

The Covid-19 pandemic has, arguably, done more to change the culture of work than any other event in recent history, presenting all businesses but particularly those looking to restructure or those…

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Publications: 06 NOVEMBER 2020

Covid-19 coronavirus and global employment law: Managing your workforce throughout the pandemic – part 1

Members of Allen & Overy’s Global Employment team discussed the significant issues and challenges that employers need to prioritise in relation to managing and supporting their workforce as we…

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Publications: 19 JUNE 2020

Covid–19 coronavirus: emerging data protection and cybersecurity guidance (Updated 18 June 2020)

The Covid-19 coronavirus is creating a need for organisations to process personal data, for a variety of specific purposes (including managing and protecting their workforce, customers and the…

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Office

Hong Kong

Allen & Overy
9th Floor, Three Exchange Square, Central
Hong Kong

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Qualifications

Professional

Admitted as solicitor, Hong Kong, 1999

Admitted to the bar, State of New York, USA, 2002

Academic

LLB, The University of Hong Kong, 1995

LLM, London School of Economics and Political Science, 1997

Published work

  • Regular contributions to South China Morning Post & Career Times and other publications
  • Contributing Editor, "Employment Law and Practice in Hong Kong, First Supplement", First Edition, Sweet & Maxwell, 2012 (to be updated in 2016)
  • Contributing Author, "Hong Kong Practice Series: Minimum Wage Ordinance Commentary and Annotations", Sweet & Maxwell, 2012