Sarah Galeski holds the position of Counsel at Tilleke & Gibbins, and is a member of the corporate and commercial team in Ho Chi Minh City, focusing on labor and employment law as well as compliance and dispute resolution work. Sarah has over 12 years of professional experience in legal services, and has been based in Vietnam since 2013. During this time, she has worked for large international firms and represented multinational companies in the energy, pharmaceutical, luxury brands, and textiles industries. Sarah has advised on a full range of employment matters such as the drafting of employment contracts, internal labor regulations, service agreements and consultancy agreements. She also has experience advising on employment issues in relation to global asset and share transactions.
Sarah is recognized for her expertise in labor and employment by The Legal 500 Asia Pacific, and she is a sought-after presenter and author of legal insights. She serves on the Board of Directors of the Canadian Chamber of Commerce in Vietnam and has also been actively involved with EuroCham, acting first as the Co-Chair of the Human Resources & Training Sector Committee and then as a member of EuroCham’s Executive Committee. In these roles, she has consulted on labor issues with the International Labor Organization and the European Parliament.
Prior to coming to Vietnam, Sarah acted as a litigator in Canada for a large international firm where her cases involved issues ranging from corporate fraud to contractual disputes to employment matters.
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