Pattie is widely regarded as one of the leading employment lawyers in Asia.

Pattie is a partner in our International Employment Group, based in Hong Kong but spending a significant amount of time in London.

Her practice covers both contentious and non-contentious employment law issues providing a 'one stop shop' for her international clients. Pattie advises on the full spectrum of employment issues, from day to day advice through to high profile disputes and strategic advice to a wide range of clients. In addition, she has extensive experience of the laws of the PRC, being one of only a very few non-Chinese lawyers to have fully developed detailed local knowledge of local PRC employment law.

Pattie contributes to numerous publications and books including the textbook 'Hong Kong Employment Law - A Practical Guide' which has been published in four editions since 2008 and a fifth is planned. She also writes a monthly column for the South China Morning Post on a diverse range of topical issues across Asia.

Pattie is qualified to practice in England & Wales, Hong Kong and New South Wales, Australia.

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Lawyer Testimonials
  1. She is a lawyer "who understands the implications of different laws on clients' business practices and always gives well-balanced advice"

    Chambers Asia Pacific, 2013
  2. Pattie is "a great leader and the team provides first-rate response times and very business- focused advice"

    Asia Pacific Legal 2013