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About Karen

Karen’s practice covers a broad spectrum, ranging from complex cross-border corporate and commercial litigation, white-collar crime, regulatory matters, shareholders disputes, shipping law, employment law, land disputes to judicial review. Apart from advising SOEs and multi-national clients, she also advises high net worth individuals and families in Hong Kong and China on a wide range of disputes, including contentious probate litigation and matrimonial proceedings.

Karen Cheung is based in the Hong Kong office and is also working closely with the BVI office.

Karen began her legal career as a barrister before practising as a solicitor. She has more than a decade’s experience as an accredited mediator and has acted as counsel on arbitrations seated in numerous jurisdictions and subject to the institutional rules of the HKIAC, ICC, and LMAA, as well as ad hoc arbitrations. Karen is both a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators and the Hong Kong Institute of Arbitrators.

Karen is also recognised in the Asian Legal Business’ (ALB) annual “Asia Super 50 Disputes Lawyers”, which profiles 50 of the most outstanding disputes lawyers in Asia in respect of client service. She is praised as being “professional, efficient” and “gives clients the confidence that they’re being represented in the best possible manner” (ALB 2022). She was also short-listed as a finalist for Litigator of the Year (North Asia) in ALB Women in Law Awards 2021.

Karen is actively involved in community engagement as well. She is the founding Vice Chair of the Greater Bay Area Union and serves as the Chair of the Youth Committee of the Hong Kong and Mainland Legal Professional Association. She is trilingual in English, Putonghua and Cantonese. Karen is qualified in the Greater Bay Area and Hong Kong.


张律师作为事务律师执业前曾是大律师。张律师拥有十多年的调解员经验,并作为大律师代表客户处理过在不同司法管辖区进行的仲裁,包括受HKIAC, ICC及LMAA规则管辖的仲裁及临时仲裁。张律师是英国特许仲裁司学会的资深会员和香港仲裁司学会的资深会员。

张律师亦荣膺《亚洲法律事务》本年度“亚洲五十佳争议解决律师”名单,该名单挑选出全亚洲客户服务最出色的50名律师。 客户对张律师评价包括“专业,高效”及“张律师作为我们的代理律师,用最佳的方式为我们的项目保驾护航,令我们充满信心”(亚洲法律事务2022)。张律师亦入围了2021《亚洲法律事务》法律杰出女性奖,年度诉讼律师(北亚)。