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Cedric Yeung    楊志聰大律師

Call: 2022 (HK)


Cedric joined Chambers after completing his pupillage with Ms Eva Sit SC, Mr Tony Li (now Mr Tony Li SC), Mr Keith Lam, and Mr Julian Lam. He is developing a broad civil practice and accepts instructions in all areas of Chambers’ work.

Prior to joining Chambers, Cedric obtained his LLB degree from the University of Hong Kong in 2018, ranking first in his cohort for every academic year. In 2020, Cedric obtained his BCL degree from the University of Oxford with an overall Distinction and Distinctions in all his subjects. During his legal studies, Cedric received more than 50 scholarships and academic prizes, including 10 subject prizes in the LLB and 2 in the BCL.

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Selected Cases

  • Totalcorp (Nominees) Ltd v Hong Kong Sai Kung Ngong Wo Resort Development Ltd [2022] HKCFA 28 – Successfully acted for the lender in a final appeal concerning issues of illegality (led by Victor Dawes SC, with Joshua Chan)

  • Sun Min & Ors v Chu Kong [2022] HKCFA 24 – Successfully acted for the Secretary for Justice in a final appeal concerning the standing to move for criminal contempt (led by Victor Dawes SC, with William Liu)

  • Shih Rick Ju-Feng & Ors v Lo Yueh-Li & Ors CAMP 286/2022 – Instructed to act for the respondents in an intended appeal against a refusal to grant interlocutory injunctions (led by Sara Tong SC)

  • Choi Chi Kin Calvin v the Securities and Futures Commission SFAT 4 of 2022 – Instructed to act for the applicant in an SFAT review (led by Paul Shieh SC and José-Antonio Maurellet SC, and with James Man and Keith Chan) (pending decision)

  • Kuga v Saronic Holdings Ltd HCMP 1180/2018 – Instructed to act for the applicant in an application to enforce cross-undertaking as to damages (led by Eva Sit SC) (pending decision)

  • Re Bright Top Industrial Limited HCMP 1482/2019 – Instructed to act for the Petitioners in an application to limit the company’s participation in an unfair prejudice petition (with Justin Ho) (pending decision)

  • Re Fantasia Investment Holdings Co Ltd HCCW 448/2021 – Instructed to act for the Ad Hoc Group of Creditors (led by Eva Sit SC)

  • Ng Yuk Tin v Fan On Na [2023] HKCFI 658 – Appeared for the objector of a will in an 8-day trial (with James Man)

  • Town Ally Enterprise Limited v Mega Investment Incorporated & Anor HCA 161/2021 – Successfully acted for lenders to recover an unpaid loan by way of summary judgment

  • China Citic Bank International Limited v Li Yan Hung & Ors HCMP 2208/2019 – Acted for a solicitors’ firm to oppose an application for leave to issue third party notice

  • Incu Global Ltd & Anor v D’Aguilar Capital Management Limited & Anor HCA 853/2018 – Acted in a summary judgment application (led by Sara Tong SC)

  • HKIAC Rules – acting for a bitcoin mining operator in a dispute involving bitcoin mining hardware (led by Jonathan Chang SC) (ongoing)

  • HKIAC Rules – acting for a Singapore consultancy firm in a contractual dispute against a listed South Korean pharmaceutical company (led by Jern-Fei Ng KC) (ongoing)

  • HKIAC Rules – acting for a PRC company in a dispute concerning the completion account of a share sale (led by Victor Dawes SC) (ongoing)

  • HKIAC Rules – acting for a PRC company to recover a loan (with Queenie Lau) (ongoing)

  • Advised the Consumer Legal Action Fund on the merits of an intention action on mis-selling of foreign properties (led by Sara Tong SC)

  • Advised an intended applicant on the merits of a judicial review over a refusal to pay from the Government’s COVID-19 Vaccination Fund (led by Victor Dawes SC)

  • Advised trustees in bankruptcy on various courses of action to recover the bankruptcy estate (led by Sara Tong SC)

  • Advised an insurance company on the validity of an extended writ issued against former directors of a company in liquidation (with Val Chow)

  • Advised a solicitors’ firm on recovery of unpaid fees from an insolvent insurance company (led by Victor Dawes SC)

  • Practice Areas

  • Commercial
  • Company
  • Insolvency
  • Arbitration
  • Injunction / Contempt
  • Civil Fraud / Asset Recovery
  • Securities & Regulation
  • Professional Liability
  • Banking / Finance
  • Restitution / Unjust Enrichment
  • Conflict of Laws
  • Equity / Trust
  • Property & Conveyancing
  • Probate / Succession
  • Public Law / Judicial Review
  • Appointments And Public Office

  • 2022 Lecturer (Non-Clinical), Department of Law, University of Hong Kong

  • Education


    BCL, University of Oxford (Distinction, First Class in all subjects)


    LLB, University of Hong Kong (First Class Honours, Top of the Class in all years)

    Publications And Articles

  • C. Yeung, “How the Pandemic is Changing the Landscape of International Dispute Resolution” (forthcoming book chapter)

  • Scholarship And Prizes


    Bar Scholarship


    BCL subject prizes (Principles of Civil Procedure, and Children, Families and the State)


    Temple Chambers (Oxford) Scholarship


    Hong Kong Jockey Club Graduate Scholarship


    Hou De Charitable Foundation Scholarship


    Gallant Ho Gold Prize in Law (for ranking first in all years of LLB)


    Gallant Ho Prize in Law (for top LLB degree)


    Simon KY Lee Medal in Law (for top LLB degree)


    Powell Gilbert Runner-up Prize for Best Written Submissions for the Oxford International Intellectual Property Moot


    Betty Ho Essay Prize in Contract Law


    HSBC Overseas Scholarship

    2014 - 2018

    LLB subject prizes (Law and Society, Contract Law, Tort Law, Land Law, Constitutional Law, Law of Evidence, Guided Research, Law of Conveyancing, Law of Business Associations, and Commercial Law)


    English, Cantonese, Putonghua

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