Jennifer C. W. Tam

Employee Benefits, Executive Compensation, Employment Litigation & Counseling

“Jennifer is very thorough, meticulous, knowledgeable and responsive. I can always reach out to her and count on her when I come across complex issues.”

"She thinks from the client’s perspective and possesses great commercial sense, which really adds value to the process."

Chambers Greater China Region


Jennifer Tam advises on all areas of employment law, with an emphasis on contentious employment, discrimination, harassment, and data privacy disputes. Clients value Jennifer's experience handling high-profile and complex employment litigation at various court levels, from the Labour Tribunal to the Court of Final Appeal, in addition to her experience handling investigations by and complaints to the Labour Department, Equal Opportunities Commission and the Office of the Privacy Commissioner for Personal Data of Hong Kong.


Acted for:
  • Airlines based in Hong Kong and UK in resisting claims brought by the pilots and cabin crew for leave payment.
  • A large Hong Kong-based airline in resisting various claims brought by the cabin crew for travel benefits, retirement benefits, and bonus.
  • A large financial institution in resisting a claim brought by its Deputy CEO for breach of contract.
  • An insurance company in resisting a claim brought by an agent for employment benefits.
  • Leading brokers in the financial industry in defence of a claim for unlawful discrimination, sexual harassment, and victimization .
  • A private club and a number of secondary and tertiary institutions in defence of claims for unlawful disability discrimination.


  • Recommended - Leading Employment & Labour Lawyers, Hong Kong – Doyle's Guide
  • Leading Individual - Employment: Hong Kong-based (International Firms), China – Chambers Greater China Region
  • Up and Coming - Employment: Hong Kong-based (International Firms), China – Chambers Greater China Region
  • Next Generation Partner - Labour and Employment, Hong Kong – The Legal 500 Asia Pacific
  • Next Generation Lawyer - Employment, Hong Kong – The Legal 500 Asia Pacific
  • Expert - Labour and Employment, Hong Kong – Expert Guides: Women in Business Law
  • LMG Rising Star – Expert Guides
  • "Jennifer Tam, a younger partner, but with incisive qualities." – The Legal 500 Asia Pacific

Formação Acadêmica

  • The University of Hong Kong, LLM
  • The University of Hong Kong, PCLL
  • The University of Hong Kong, Bacharel em Direito


  • Hong Kong


  • Inglês
  • Cantonês
  • Mandarim


  • Executive Council member of the Hong Kong Institute of Human Resources Management
  • People Strategies Committee member of the Employers' Federation of Hong Kong
  • Board member of The City Mental Health Alliance Hong Kong