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Fai Hung Cheung

Partner

Offices

Hong Kong SAR

Fai Hung provides effective solutions to complex high-value disputes and major regulatory investigations.
Those matters are often franchise threatening and cross-border: Hong Kong, Mainland China, Taiwan, Japan, Singapore. Key sectors include financial services, private capital, technology. Types of disputes include family disputes, financial product disputes, fraud, insolvency, and shareholders' disputes. Investigations include those by the Police and regulators for anti-trust, bribery and corruption, data privacy and financial services.

Experience

Representative matters

A major bank in defending a USD355 million claim, brought by liquidators of a company whose funds in its bank account are said to have been misappropriated by its fraudulent directors. Matters ongoing.

A major bank in a HKD3 billion loan and security enforcement in Hong Kong. Outcome: full recovery for client.

The board of directors of a listed state-owned company in defending a minority shareholder’s Court action for alleged breach of fiduciary duties. Outcome: action successfully resisted.

A global bank in cross-border regulatory investigations into its foreign exchange sales and trading practices, in Hong Kong, Singapore and elsewhere. Outcome: no enforcement action taken against client in Hong Kong and Singapore.

Recognition
Fai Hung is our trusted adviser for complex, large, and cross-border disputes. He is technically strong, commercially acute and is willing to go the extra mile to cater to clients' needs.
Chambers Greater China Region 2024
[Fai Hung] offers over two decades' experience handling commercial disputes for Allen & Overy's broad array of bank clients, charities, SOEs and corporates." "Fai Hung is very experienced in advising on complex insolvency-related Hong Kong litigation intertwined with overseas proceedings. He is very responsive and thorough, and always manages to deliver practical solutions to our matters.
Chambers Greater China Region 2023

Qualifications

Admissions

Hong Kong, 1996

England and Wales, 1997

Academic

LLB, The University of Hong Kong, 1993

PCLL, The University of Hong Kong, 1994

Languages

Chinese (Cantonese), Chinese (Mandarin), English