Eric Cheung

Eric Cheung

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(852) 2810 1212

Principal Area of Practice

Litigation & Dispute Resolution


1986        LLB (Hons), The University of Hong Kong

1987        PCLL, The University of Hong Kong


1989        Solicitor, Hong Kong

1991        Solicitor, England & Wales

1995        Advocate and Solicitor, Singapore

Professional Affiliations

·           Chairman, Buildings Appeal Tribunal, 2000-2006

·           Member, Appeal Panel (Housing), 2007 – present

·           Member, Judicial Studies Board, 2003 – present

·           Member, Consultative Committee on the Resource Centre for Unrepresented Litigants run by the judiciary, 2004 – present

·           Member, Hong Kong Law Reform Commission, 1994-2000

·           Member, Hong Kong Law Reform Commission’s Sub-committee on Review of Sexual Offences, 2006 – present

·           Member, Hong Kong Law Reform Commission’s Sub-committee on Supply of Goods, 1998-2002

·           Examiner, Bar Qualification Examination (Civil Procedure and Civil Evidence), 2004 – present

·           Member, Election Committee for the Election of the Chief Executive, 2007-2012

·           Member, Law Society’s Bilingualism Committee, 1997-2006

·           Member, Law Society’s Overseas Lawyers Qualification Examination Panel, 1998-2007

·           Member, Law Society’s Continuing Professional Development Committee, 1999-2006

·           Member, Law Society’s Constitutional Affairs Committee, 1999 – present

·           Member, Law Society’s Working Party on the Development of a Proposal for a Specialist Accreditation Scheme, 1999-2001



Eric Cheung was first trained and worked as a litigation lawyer in one of the largest and renowned law firms in Hong Kong. He became a litigation partner of the same firm in 1994, where his main areas of practice covered building and town planning appeals, judicial reviews, professional negligence claims, building and construction litigation, and general banking and commercial litigation. He took up full-time academic appointment with The University of Hong Kong in 1996 as an Assistant Professor at the Department of Professional Legal Education.

Eric teaches the subjects of Advocacy and Civil & Criminal Procedure in the PCLL course at HKU. He has also served on a number of public and professional bodies and is often interviewed by the mass media on matters relating to the rule of law and other legal issues. He has acted on a pro bono basis in a number of criminal cases. Eric joined ONC Lawyers as a part-time consultant in 2003.

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