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Jezamine Fewins

T: +852 2533 2877 M: +852 6083 5525 Email Jezamine | Vcard Office: Hong Kong

Awards

Intellectual property; Labour and Employment

Intellectual property; Labour and Employment

Employment:  Hong Kong Law (Band 3);  Intellectual Property (Band 4)

Employment: Hong Kong Law (Band 3); Intellectual Property (Band 4)

Enforcement and litigation  (Silver band)

Enforcement and litigation (Silver band)

Jezamine Fewins Partner

Contact details

Jezamine Fewins

Jezamine Fewins
Partner

T: +852 2533 2877 M: +852 6083 5525 Email Jezamine | Vcard Office: Hong Kong

Jezamine heads up the employment and intellectual property departments in the Hong Kong office. She is a seasoned litigator and has acted in a number of high profile cases litigated in Hong Kong. Jezamine is ranked as a leading lawyer in both fields by legal publications. Clients praise her responsiveness and her ability to simplify the issues whilst providing clear and practical advice.  
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Jezamine acts for a number of multi-national companies which have established operations in Hong Kong. She has extensive experience in giving employment, business immigration and intellectual property advice.  In addition to assisting on pre-operation set up she also advises and represents clients in contentious matters.

Jezamine has acted in a large number of employment cases litigated through the High Court for employers and employees. She is well known for her work in relation to cases involving team moves, the enforcement of restrictive covenants and the misuse of trade secrets and confidential information.

Jezamine has a solid track record in respect of enforcement matters relating to clients’ intellectual property rights. She is often appearing in court to obtain prohibitive and mareva injunctions. She has been particularly successful in restraining cross border infringement activities and freezing accounts to which the proceeds of sales of counterfeit goods have been remitted.

"provides practical advice tailored to the client's specificities"

Chambers Asia Pacific 2019

  • Immigration
  • Employment
  • Intellectual property
  • Commercial litigation

Advising an English language international newspaper and its employee on the options available to them after the employee was refused an extension of stay of his employment visa.

Assisting a client with the preparation of documents to be submitted for obtaining an entrepreneur’s visa.

Providing immigration advice to the management of a US design house regarding the setting up of a new office in Hong Kong and the transfer of staff from the US to Hong Kong. 

Representing a number of employees of a financial institution in relation to a proposed team move to a competitor and advising on strategy to avoid the breach of restrictive covenants contained within their employment contracts.

Advising and representing a mass media company in respect of employee misconduct reported at a leaving party conducted outside of the employer’s premises. An investigation was conducted into various incidents which were alleged to have occurred during the party. Recommendations were made to the employer based on the evidence obtained through the investigations. Disciplinary sanctions were recommended against those found to have breached the employer’s code of conduct.

Representing a Hong Kong employer to defend claims of sex and disability discrimination brought by employees through the EOC and through court proceedings issued in the CEO List of the District Court.

More: Employment

Representing a leading toy manufacturer in court proceedings issued in Hong Kong against Hong Kong and PRC companies for copyright infringement and passing off. Judgment was obtained against the defendants whose operations were shut down and bank accounts frozen through obtaining prohibitive and mareva injunctions.

Advising and assisting a multi-national company specialising in home security products in respect of their IP issues on a global basis. Strategies were devised and implemented for dealing with patent trolls in the US as well as advising on brand launches.

Advising a German premier league footballer on his options after a toy company had created dolls in his likeness wearing a Nazi uniform.

More: Intellectual property

Representing a Swedish manufacturer of orthopaedic products who had been the victim of a fraud in court proceedings. By taking swift action through the courts, a large proportion of the fraud proceeds were traced to accounts in Hong Kong and frozen whilst litigation against the recipients of the funds was undertaken.

Representing and advising a group of individuals in respect of incidents of commercial fraud committed by the majority shareholder of their employer.

Representing a UK auction house in respect of the holding of auctions in Singapore by entities asserting to be their authorised agent in Asia and arranging to shut down the auctions.

More: Commercial litigation

Awards

Intellectual property; Labour and Employment

Intellectual property; Labour and Employment

Employment:  Hong Kong Law (Band 3);  Intellectual Property (Band 4)

Employment: Hong Kong Law (Band 3); Intellectual Property (Band 4)

Enforcement and litigation  (Silver band)

Enforcement and litigation (Silver band)

Latest news & insights

29 Apr 2019

From Insights

Transitioning to transgender friendly policies in the workplace

Jezamine Fewins has recently written an article which considers the issues transgender employees face in the workplace

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24 Apr 2017

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SFC's Manager-In-Charge Initiative

The Securities and Futures Commission has brought in new measures to strengthen the concept of holding senior management of a corporation accountable for misconduct.

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20 Sep 2016

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Hong Kong court affirms implied anti-avoidance term in contracts

The Court of Appeal has recently affirmed a decision of the High Court that it is possible to imply an anti-avoidance term in an employment contract.

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11 Nov 2015

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How to protect an employer's customer connections

Jezamine Fewins writes for Human Resources on protecting employer's customer connections.

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05 Jun 2015

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Taking action against shadow companies in Hong Kong

We look at the problem of shadow companies, the steps you can take to combat them and how we can assist.

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