Helen Colquhoun

Partner and Head of Employment, Hong Kong, DLA Piper

Helen Colquhoun is a Partner and Head of Employment, Hong Kong, at DLA Piper.

Ms. Colquhoun is triple qualified as an employment lawyer in New York, England and Wales, and Hong Kong. She advises employers across a range of industries on both contentious and non-contentious employment issues such as investigations, restrictive covenants, risk management, acquisitions, restructuring, managing employee hiring and terminations, design of incentive schemes, and drafting contracts and handbooks.

Ms. Colquhoun frequently advises overseas employers on their operations in Hong Kong, including in relation to sensitive and/or C-suite terminations, secondments, dual contracts, enforcement of restrictive covenants, investigations and general HR matters. Ms. Colquhoun also routinely oversees regional APAC projects that require advice on local law nuances, trends and approaches on a range of issues, including restructurings, policy roll outs and outsourcing arrangements.

With over 16 years' experience, Ms. Colquhoun is well placed to serve clients who require advice in more than one jurisdiction from a single source.