Charles Mo has more than 20 years of experience in private practice advising clients across a multitude of sectors and jurisdictions. Charles works with clients on dispute resolution, professional negligence, financial regulatory, life sciences, and employment matters, among others. He frequently advises clients in shareholders disputes, complex commercial litigation, product liability, defamation, counterfeiting, and white collar crime.
In the employment arena, Charles counsels on both contentious and non-contentious matters including termination, drafting employment and release agreements and employee handbooks, Mandatory Provident Fund Schemes Ordinance (MPFSO) issues, minimum wage, and other statutory considerations.
In the financial regulatory area, Charles regularly represents listed companies and individuals pursuant to investigations conducted by the Hong Kong Stock Exchange, the Securities and Futures Commission, the Independent Commission Against Corruption (ICAC), and the Customs and Excise Department.
Prior to joining Morgan Lewis, Charles was a partner at another global law firm, where he advised the Competition Commission as a panel solicitor.
Employment and Data Privacy
Recommended, Labor and Employment: Foreign Firms, The Legal 500 Asia Pacific: China (2023)
Recommended, Regulatory/Compliance: Foreign Firms, The Legal 500 Asia Pacific: China (2023)
Recommended, Labor and Employment: Foreign Firms, China, The Legal 500 Asia Pacific (2020, 2021)
Recommended, Regulatory/Compliance: Foreign Firms, China, The Legal 500 Asia Pacific (2020, 2021)
Member, Practice Group of the Year, Insurance, Law360 (2020)
Litigation Star, Dispute Resolution and Commercial and Transactions, Hong Kong, Benchmark Litigation Asia-Pacific (2020–2022)
Dispute Resolution Star, Commercial and Transactions, Benchmark Litigation (2018, 2019)
Member, Practice Group of the Year, Labor & Employment, Law360 (2017)
Member, The Law Society of Hong Kong