Alan Chen
Alan Chen
Practice area

Dispute Resolution

Employment Law


Alan advises various domestic and international clients on all aspects of labour and employment issues including, recruitment, company policy set up, training, foreign employee immigration, stock option, redundancy, employee transfer and termination of employment contract.


Alan graduated from East China University of Political Science and Law with an LLB.




Matter Listnot inclusive):

  Support an Italian metals and mining company on a labor dispute against its foreign senior executive.

  Advising a French Fashion branch on mass redundancy.

  Advising an international high-end glass retailer on its redundancy in China and provide on-site support.

  Handling collective labor dispute for a PRC internet company in multiple locations in China.

  Advising an American medical technology company on a non-competition case brought by its competitor against its employees. 

  Advise an American FMCG Company on large scale employee transfer and all the following labor disputes. 

  Acting for a US hi-tech manufacturer in an IP and raw materials theft case involving senior local managers in China. Advising on strategies and plan to dismiss the local management and restrict them from forming a competing business.

  Advising a leading interactive entertainment company on overseas secondment of employees to China.

  Advising an American medical technology company in relation to employment aspects of its acquisition of a global medical technology company's business in China.

  Advising a PRC internet-based company on a nationwide redundancy. Providing FCPA investigation, compliance investigation and advising on the discipline for related personals.

  Advising clients on visa application, work permit application and related schedule arrangement and compliance management.

  Advising multinational clients on localization of the company policy. 

Honors and Awards

Alan is appointed as a part-time arbitrator at Shanghai Minhang labor arbitration commission. 


Alan Chen specialises in employment law and is Partner of W&H law firm. Alan has focused on employment law practice for over 10 years, including 8 years with reputable international law firm.