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 Adviser 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

Fellow Member, The Royal Institution of Chartered 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 the Shenzhen Court of International Arbitration

Honorary Legal Advisor to the Hong Kong Construction Sub-Contractors Association since 2013

Member, Panel of Arbitrators of the Qingdao Arbitration Commission since 2014

Member, Town Planning Board since 2016

Member, Panel of Arbitrators of the Arbitration Centre Across the Straits since 2016

Member, The Construction Dispute Review Board/Dispute Adjudication Board of The Chinese Arbitration Association, Taipei since 2017

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 in Dispute Resolution: Litigation (2018 – 2020)

Recognised in Chambers Asia Pacific in Construction (2012 – 2020)

Recognised as a leading individual by Legal 500 Asia Pacific in Construction (2014 – 2018)

Recognised as a Commended External Counsel of the Year in Construction by the In-House Community (2016 – 2019)

Recognised as a global leader in Construction by Who’s Who Legal (2018 - 2019)

Recognised as one of China’s Top 100 Lawyers in China Business Law Journal (2016 - 2017, 2019)

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

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