Working Mothers in Hong Kong to Receive Increased Maternity Leave

For the first time in nearly 40 years, Hong Kong has increased maternity leave, which — together with other legislation passed recently — also provides additional protections for breastfeeding mothers. Under the Employment (Amendment) Bill 2019, passed by the Legislative Council in July 2020, statutory maternity leave under the Employment Ordinance in Hong Kong will

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Ally Law Firms Ranked in Chambers’ 2020 High Net Worth Guide

Members in the UK, USA and Canada were recognized in this annual directory which focuses on the international private wealth sector in more than 50+ countries around the world. The Guide is used by family offices and professional advisers to wealthy individuals, providing objective guidance on an international scale. The recommendations within the Guide are

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Cutting the Line to the Appeal Board

In a complement to the other fast-track programs offered by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), the Ex Parte appeals process before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) has been similarly revamped recently with a new pilot program that offers faster patent appeals decisions for a modest fee. MORE.

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Probate Online in Victoria

As of 1 July 2020, Probate applications in Victoria must be submitted online through RedCrest (a portal used to file court documents with the Victorian Supreme Court). MORE.

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Our Young Leader Program Has Launched!

23 lawyers in 15 countries are participating in a new initiative designed to strengthen relationships between the next generation of Ally Law leaders, delegates and  clients.  Led by international speaker, coach, strategist and author Stephanie Wachman, the program The four-month program includes a series of live, online, interactive workshops, Q&A sessions and one-on-coaching. Said Björn Welinder,

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