Ms. Zhao has comprehensive experience in handling both contentious and non-contentious matters in the area of labour and employment law, which include, without limitation, helping clients establish and improve employment-related rules, policies and documents (including, without limitation, employment contracts, offer letters, confidentiality and non-competition agreements, training agreements, labour dispatch agreements, labour outsourcing agreements, internal rules and policies, etc.); providing legal advice with respect to the clients’ daily labour and employment questions (including, without limitation, questions related to recruitment, salary and benefits, employee stock incentive, rest and vacation, training, work-related injury, social insurance, employment of expatriates, labour dispatch, amendment of employment terms and termination of employment, etc.); conducting legal due diligence in terms of labour and employment aspects to facilitate various commercial transactions such as equity transfer, assets sale, restructuring and shut-down of companies, advising on personnel arrangement and compensation strategies tailored to different transactions, and supporting the implementation of the strategies; making employees layoff plans; participating in the investigation of employees’ misconducts and advising on disciplinary actions on employees; representing clients in labor disputes arbitration, litigation and settlement; etc.
Ms. Zhao also has plentiful experience in the area of corporate law. She used to provide perennial legal service for a few enterprises and represented a few clients in handling legal matters in connection with their onshore and offshore investment transactions. Such corporate law experience equips her with business acumen and enables her to advice on labor and employment matters in a practical way fitting clients’ business need.