The rapid expansion of the local gaming industry has left Macau close to full-employment and facing a severe labour shortage. Recruiting and retaining local and foreign talent alike has never been more crucial and challenging. In our employment & immigration practice we advise clients on the full range of contentious and non-contentious employment and immigration issues, including:

  • Terms and conditions of employment
  • Day-to-day human resources advice
  • Remuneration and incentives
  • Employment disputes
  • Data privacy
  • Secondment mechanisms
  • Non-resident working permits (“blue-cards”)
  • Managerial and technical residency permits
  • Termination and settlements
  • Restructurings and transactions
  • Employment and immigration audits

Our employment and immigration lawyers combine a solid legal knowledge with a practical understanding of the reality of the local labour market and of its regulatory practices and policies. Our dedicated employment and immigration team works side-by-side with clients, anticipating risks and offering business minded solutions that can be integrated with the clients’ global human resources policies.

MdME is a member of the Employment Law Alliance (ELA), the world’s largest network of labor and employment lawyers. With leading employment, labor and immigration attorneys in more than 135 countries, all 50 U.S. states and each Canadian province, the ELA provides multi-state and multi-national companies seamless and cost-effective services worldwide. ELA membership is driven by quality – both as professionals and individuals. Firms are invited to become ELA members only after a rigorous due-diligence process, including consultation with experienced in-house counsel, judges, current members, and industry leaders. ELA leadership works hard to maintain a network of legal practitioners who are not just knowledgeable, but also genuinely dedicated to exceptional client service.