Kritika Sethia

Associate, Gall

Kritika joined the firm in July 2019 and has previous experience in civil and commercial litigation.

Kritika handles matters in the employment practice as well as the commercial litigation practice.

She was awarded the University Gold Medal for B.A.LLB (Hons.) at the National University of Juridical Sciences, Kolkata, a premier law school in India. She also holds a Bachelor of Civil Law (BCL) degree from the University of Oxford (2018).

She is admitted as a Solicitor in Hong Kong (2021) and qualified as an Advocate in India (2015).

Background On 27th October 2021, the Hong Kong Government tightened the discharge criteria for confirmed Covid-19 patients, taking the position that patients who have recovered from the virus may…
November 2021
What will the Hong Kong Courts do when the debt upon which a winding up petition is based is subject to an arbitration agreement? The tension between insolvency and arbitration remains unresolved. At…
November 2021
Vaccination of employees is a topical and emotive issue in Hong Kong currently as government statistics show that take-up has been slow. Many employers are exploring their options as they seek to…
June 2021
“I need to stop,” I whispered to myself, as I clicked ‘next episode’.” - Quotes about streaming INTRODUCTION One of the side effects of the advent of faster internet is the proliferation of…
June 2021
In this article we discuss the legal implications that employers in Hong Kong should consider before allowing their employees to work remotely from an overseas jurisdiction. DO EMPLOYEES HAVE A…
April 2021
The Employment (Amendment) Bill 2019 (“Bill”) has been passed by the Legislative Council on 9 July 2020. The purpose of the Bill is to amend the Employment Ordinance (Cap. 57) (“EO”) “to extend the…
August 2020
INTRODUCTION Post-termination restrictions (“PTRs”) are commonly found in employee’s contracts to restrict the activities of a former employee following termination of his employment. Courts in Hong…
April 2020
Working from home has become increasingly popular in the wake of Covid-19 (coronavirus). This article examines the legal implications of working from home. PRELIMINARY ISSUES Entitlement to work…
March 2020