Kwok Kit Cheung
Kwok Kit Cheung

Kwok Kit Cheung

Partner

LOCATION:
Hong Kong
DIRECT:
+852 2825 9427

Kwok Kit Cheung

Partner

LOCATION:
Hong Kong
DIRECT:
+852 2825 9427


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KK has wide experience in dealing with a variety of private and government building projects in Hong Kong, some of which was gained when practising as a quantity surveyor. He also acts for developers, contractors and subcontractors in construction projects, in litigation, arbitration and  mediation and undertakes general advisory work in relation to construction contracts in Hong Kong, Macau and  Mainland China. He conducts CIETAC arbitrations in Shenzhen, Shanghai and Beijing and acts as an arbitrator and mediator in construction and commercial disputes. He also handles cross-border disputes involving Hong Kong, Mainland China and other countries.

Advising a public body to deal with claims from its consultants and contractors involving complicated legal issues in its property development in Hong Kong

Acting for a listed company in Hong Kong defending a substantial claim arising out of their project in Mongolia and successfully resisted an application for summary judgment

Acting for a hotel management company pursuing its claim against a PRC developer in various arbitrations in Hong Kong and Mainland China

Advising on a dispute involving a HK$10 billion Macau casino project

Memberships

Member, The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors since 1990

Member, The Hong Kong Institute of Surveyors since 1992

Member, The Chartered Institute of Arbitrators since 1999 (Associate Member since 1994)

Member, The Law Society of Hong Kong since 1994

Member, Panel of Arbitrators of the Hong Kong Institute of Surveyors since 2001

Honorary Legal Advisor to Hong Kong Plumbing & Sanitary Ware Trade Association since 2003

Member, List of Arbitrators of the Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre since 2004

Fellow Member, The Hong Kong Institute of Surveyors since 2005

External Examiner, The University of Hong Kong 2007 - 2009

Member, Panel of Arbitrators of the China International Economic and Trade Arbitration Commission (CIETAC) since 2008

Member, Panel of Arbitrators of the Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre since 2010

Honorary Legal Advisor to the Hong Kong Institute of Surveyors since 2012

Member, Panel of Arbitrators of Council of Shenzhen Court of International Arbitration since 2012 

Member, Panel of Arbitrators of Qingdao Arbitration Commission since 2014

Education

BSc (Hons) Quantity Surveying, University of Hong Kong, 1987

LLB (Hons), University of London, 1991

PCLL, University of Hong Kong, 1992

Accolades

Recognised in Chambers Asia Pacific (2018) - Interviewees report that "he is very commercial" and praise his "excellent client service." Sources also note: "He is very intelligent and his legal advice is very helpful."

Recognised in Chambers Asia Pacific (2018) - KK Cheung has the trust of his clients thanks to his "very good relationships and expert industry knowledge," with sources finding him "easy to work with and very open-minded." Further sources describe him as someone "very practical and intelligent, who usually likes to keep things simple," and add that "because of his construction background he understands aspects of construction law that another lawyer just wouldn't know to look for."

Named as a leading individual in the area of Construction in the Chambers Asia-Pacific (2012 - 2018 editions).

Quoted as a leading individual in the area of construction in the Asia Pacific Legal 500 (2014 - 2018 editions).

In-House Community Commended External Counsel of the Year (2016 - 2018)

Named as one of the world’s leading practitioners in Construction by Who’s Who Legal Guide (2018)

Named as one of China’s Top 100 Lawyers in China Business Law Journal (2016 - 2017)

Awarded a Client Choice award for excellence in Hong Kong construction (2017)

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