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Gillian Miao

Senior Associate

Shanghai
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Gillian Miao is a senior associate in International Department of Seyfarth Shaw LLP’s Shanghai office.  She has extensive experience in advising on employment matters in China including employment dispute resolution, employee stock option, other incentive plans and employment law compliance. Her experiences includes:
  • Worked with local litigators to represented U.K. and U.S. companies and Germany companies on various employees’ dispute cases before Beijing and Shanghai Employment Arbitration Committee and PRC courts
  • Prepared employment contracts for regular employees and senior management staff, employment handbooks and company policies for many well-known U.K. companies
  • Prepared several employee settlement agreements and employee transfer agreements in several international merger and acquisition cases
  • Prepared legal advices to some international companies regarding various kinds of employment compliance matters and provided employment legal advices, employment and benefit plans in several international merger and acquisition cases
  • Prepared and filed the stock option plans for several international companies with the SAFE and TAX authorities
  • Represented several well-known international companies to negotiate the termination and severance packages with some senior management staff
Ms. Miao speaks Mandarin, English, and Cantonese.
Gillian Miao is a senior associate in International Department of Seyfarth Shaw LLP’s Shanghai office.  She has extensive experience in advising on employment matters in China including employment dispute resolution, employee stock option, other incentive plans and employment law compliance. Her experiences includes:
  • Worked with local litigators to represented U.K. and U.S. companies and Germany companies on various employees’ dispute cases before Beijing and Shanghai Employment Arbitration Committee and PRC courts
  • Prepared employment contracts for regular employees and senior management staff, employment handbooks and company policies for many well-known U.K. companies
  • Prepared several employee settlement agreements and employee transfer agreements in several international merger and acquisition cases
  • Prepared legal advices to some international companies regarding various kinds of employment compliance matters and provided employment legal advices, employment and benefit plans in several international merger and acquisition cases
  • Prepared and filed the stock option plans for several international companies with the SAFE and TAX authorities
  • Represented several well-known international companies to negotiate the termination and severance packages with some senior management staff
Ms. Miao speaks Mandarin, English, and Cantonese.

Education

  • M.A., Lancaster University (2006)

  • LL.M., Lancaster University (2005)

  • LL.B., Shanghai University of Finance and Economics (2004)

Admissions

  • China

Publications

“Stringent Requirements for Labour Dispatch: a Comparison,” China Business Law Journal (February 2013)