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Karis Yip

T: +852 2533 2703 Email Karis | vCard Office: Hong Kong

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Labour and Employment

Karis Yip Managing associate

Contact details

Karis Yip

Karis Yip
Managing associate

T: +852 2533 2703 Email Karis | vCard Office: Hong Kong

Karis is a managing associate in the litigation team of Stephenson Harwood's Hong Kong office with experience in both civil and criminal matters.
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Karis has experience in commercial litigation matters involving insolvency and bankruptcy issues, contractual disputes, debt recovery and shareholder disputes.

As a member of the firm's employment team, Karis undertakes a mixture of contentious and non-contentious employment work. She has advised clients on matters involving employees’ statutory compensation and benefits, employment agreements, employee policies and termination issues.

Karis also has experience in shipping litigation and arbitration. She has worked on various contentious shipping matters involving charter parties, bills of lading, demurrage claims and off-hire disputes.

She was admitted as a solicitor in Hong Kong in 2014 after completing her training contract at Stephenson Harwood. Karis is fluent in English, Cantonese and Mandarin.

Awards

Labour and Employment

Labour and Employment

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