Helen Liao, Partner - Deacons

We are delighted to announce that Deacons’ Employment and Pensions Partner Helen Liao has been recognised as “Labour and Employment Lawyer of the Year” at The China Law & Practice Awards 2022. The awards ceremony was held on 8 September in Beijing. Hear from Helen as she extends her gratitude to clients, Deacon’s Employment and Pensions team and ALM Media in the acceptance video. This award recognises exceptional achievements of law firms and individual lawyers in China in various key practice areas.

Cynthia Chung, Head of Employment and Pension practice group, said, “We are delighted that Helen has received this recognition for her hard work and client-centric work ethic. Many congratulations to Helen and the team as they continue to deliver client-focused strategic advice and service!”

Helen is a PRC and Hong Kong dual-qualified lawyer with solid experience in handling cross-border employment arrangements, immigration and complex multi-jurisdictional labour issues arising from global talent mobility and commercial transactions including mergers and acquisitions. She serves on many influential PRC employment law committees. Many congratulations to Helen on this well-deserved recognition!