Jezamine Fewins > Lewis Silkin > Hong Kong, Hong Kong > Lawyer Profile

Lewis Silkin
1302, 13/F, Dina House, Ruttonjee Centre
11 Duddell Street
Central, Hong Kong
Hong Kong

Work Department

Employment, Immigration and Reward

Position

Jezamine’s practice focuses on both employment and intellectual property matters and has acted for local companies and multi-nationals with operations in Hong Kong on various high-profile cases litigated in the jurisdiction.

Jezamine is renowned for her work on High Court employment law matters such as team moves, the enforcement of restrictive covenants and the misuse of confidential information. She also advises on other employment disputes (including discrimination and whistleblowing), as well as immigration, and is experienced in conducting investigations in respect of sensitive issues.

Additionally, Jezamine is skilled in IP and commercial litigation.

Career

Jezamine was at Clyde & Co for 15 years before moving to Stephenson Harwood in 2013. Jezamine left to join Lewis Silkin in 2021.

Languages

English

Memberships

Employment Lawyers Assocaiton, Ius Laboris

Education

Jezamine spent her university years in Nottingham where she obtained her LLB, LLM and Diploma in Legal Practice.

Lawyer Rankings

Hong Kong > Labour and employment

The ‘very proactive, practical and very responsive’ team at Lewis Silkin has notable experience in immigration and visa matters, and handles other contentious and non-contentious issues for its clients. Noted for its strong profile among local and international companies, the firm has recently had a number of instructions relating to the National Security Law and the COVID-19 pandemic. Kathryn Weaver, who is dual-qualified in Hong Kong and England & Wales, is the head of the group. She acts for clients such as FTSE 100 companies, household-name brands, gig economy clients and start-ups. Catherine Leung is recommended for strategic advice on recruitment and terminations, discrimination and data privacy matters. The team is greatly boosted by Jezamine Fewins who joined from Stephenson Harwood in January 2022. Fewins’ expertise cuts across employment and IP law with a focus on litigation cases.