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Bonnie Y K Cheng    鄭欣琪大律師

Call: 2011 (HK)

Accredited as mediator by CEDR (in 2013) and HKMAAL


Bonnie Cheng joined Chambers in 2011 upon completion of her pupillages with Mr Ambrose Ho SC, Mr Stewart Wong SC, Mr Robert Pang SC and Mr Victor Dawes SC. She practises in civil, commercial and family matters, as well as tax and public law, and accepts instructions in all areas of Chambers’ work. She has appeared as junior counsel or as an advocate in her own right in the Court of Final Appeal, the Court of Appeal, the Court of First Instance, the District Court, the Family Court, the Inland Revenue Board of Review, the Market Misconduct Tribunal, the Securities and Futures Appeal Tribunal, the Coroner’s Court, the Town Planning Appeal Board, the Lands Tribunal and the Magistrates’ Courts. She has also advised on and appeared regularly in arbitrations (including arbitrations conducted in Putonghua).

Bonnie has been recommended in Chambers Global Guide (2022) in Commercial Dispute Resolution and Family/Matrimonial, in The Legal 500 (2022) as a Leading Junior in Commercial Disputes, Family and Private Client and Administrative and Public Law, in Who’s Who Legal (2022) as a Future Leader in Commercial Litigation, and in Doyle’s Guide (2022) on Leading Family & Divorce Law Barristers and Leading Estates & Probate Litigation Barristers.

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Selected Cases


  • Eton Properties Ltd v Xiamen Xinjingdi [2020] HKCFA 32; (2020) 23 HKCFAR 348 (led by Mr Steven Gee QC, Mr Benjamin Yu SC and Mr Richard Khaw SC) (CFA)

  • C v D [2022] HKCA 729; [2022] 3 HKLRD 116 (led by Mr Benjamin Yu SC and with Mr Brian Lee) (CA)

  • Hui Chun Ping v Hui Kau Mo [2022] HKCFI 2451 (led by Mr Benjamin Yu SC) (CFI)

  • Li Ngan Kwan & Ors v Gao Li Hui & Ors [2021] HKCFI 2878 (CFI)

  • China Agri-Products Exchange Ltd v Wang Xiu Qun [2016] 1 HKLRD 868 (led by Mr Ambrose Ho SC) (CA); [2021] HKCFI 137 (led by Mr Ambrose Ho SC and with Mr Jeff Chan) (CFI)

  • Fu Ka Chun Marco v Passion Marketing Co Ltd & Ors [2021] HKDC 45; [2021] 1 HKLRD 967 (DC)

  • Top Point Ltd v K&L Gates [2020] HKCFI 234; [2020] 1 HKLRD 814 (led by Mr Paul Shieh SC) (CFI)

  • Power Securities Co Ltd v Sin Kwok Lam [2019] HKCFI 2920 (CFI)

  • Polytec Overseas Ltd v Grand Dragon International Holdings Co Ltd [2017] 3 HKLRD 258 (led by Mr Richard Khaw SC) (CFI)

  • Lee Yuk Shing v Dianoor International Ltd (in liquidation) [2016] 4 HKC 535 (led by Mr Ashley Burns SC) (CA)

  • Noble Field Overseas Ltd v United Best Developments Ltd & Anor (HCA 1549/2013) (CFI)

  • Guangdong Silk Group Fortune Co Ltd v Centopercento Ltd (HCA 1990/2012) (CFI)

  • Hung Chen, Richael v Toeca National Resources BV (HCA 1683/2009) (led by Mr Peter Ng SC) (CFI)

  • Global Bridge Assets Ltd v Sun Hung Kai Financial Ltd [2012] 4 HKLRD 474 (led by Mr Ambrose Ho SC) (CA)

  • Cheung Tung Lan, Tony v Yang Yongdong & Ors (HCMP 447/2012) (led by Mr Ambrose Ho SC) (CFI)

  • Fresh Gain Ltd v China Vocational Education Co. Ltd & Ors (HCCT 45/2011) (led by Ms Linda Chan SC) (CFI)

  • Banking / Finance

  • Zhang Hong Li v DBS Bank (Hong Kong) Ltd [2019] HKCFA 45; (2019) 22 HKCFAR 392 (led by Ms Shân Warnock-Smith QC and Mr Ashley Burns SC) (CFA)

  • China Medical Technologies, Inc. (In Liquidation) v Bank of China (Hong Kong) Limited [2019] HKCA 402; [2019] 2 HKLRD 710 (led by Mr Adrian Huggins SC and Mr Richard Khaw SC) (CA)

  • Credit Suisse AG, Hong Kong Branch v Man Tin Chow [2018] HKCFI 1671 (CFI)

  • Grasberg Capital Asia Ltd v Bank of Communications Ltd [2017] 5 HKLRD 854 (CFI)

  • Nanyang Commercial Bank, Ltd v Ma Kuk t/a Fountain Co & Ors (HCMP 2586/2013) (CFI)

  • Liang Hunan v Credit Suisse SA Hong Kong Branch (HCA 415/2011) (led by Mr Jat Sew Tong SC) (CFI)

  • Company

  • China Shanshui Cement Group Ltd v Tianrui (International) Holding Co Ltd [2020] HKCFI 3043 (led by Mr Victor Dawes SC and with Ms Leticia Tang) (CFI)

  • Kwok Hiu Kwan v Convoy Global Holdings Ltd (HCMP 2151/2020) (led by Mr Richard Khaw SC and with Mr Keith Chan) (CFI)

  • Yung Yui Kwai v Yung Woon Kwai (HCMP 1685/2008) (led by Mr Victor Joffe QC) (CFI)

  • Shagang Shipping Company Limited v Grand China Shipping (Hong Kong) Company Limited (in liquidation) (HCCW 485/2012) (CFI)

  • Public Law / Judicial Review

  • Sin Chung Yin Ronald v The Dental Council of Hong Kong (2016) 19 HKCFAR 528 (led by Mr Stewart Wong SC and with Mr Anthony Ismail) (CFA)

  • Li Chiu Wah Joseph v Hong Kong Society of Notaries [2022] HKCA 1482 (led by Mr Benjamin Yu SC) (CA)

  • Q v Commissioner of Registration [2022] HKCA 172; [2022] 1 HKLRD 803 (led by Ms Monica Carss-Frisk QC and Mr Stewart Wong SC) (CA)

  • Fernandez Yvette Dingle v Commissioner of Labour [2021] HKCFI 307; [2021] 3 HKC 369 (led by Mr Abraham Chan SC) (CFI)

  • Lubiano Nancy Almorin v Director of Immigration [2020] HKCA 782; [2020] 5 HKLRD 107 (led by Mr Benjamin Yu SC and Mr Abraham Chan SC) (CA)

  • Re Mahesh J Roy (Intervener: Secretary for Justice) (No 2) [2017] 5 HKLRD 830 (led by Mr Stewart Wong SC) (CA)

  • Hong Kong Mobile Television Network Ltd v Office of the Communications Authority [2016] 2 HKC 44 (led by Mr Russell Coleman SC and with Mr Jin Pao) (CFI)

  • Cheung Tak Wing v Communications Authority [2015] 5 HKC 70 (with Mr Abraham Chan) (CFI)

  • Designing Hong Kong Ltd v Town Planning Board [2015] 3 HKC 525 (led by Mr Stewart Wong SC as amicus curiae) (CFI)

  • Family / Matrimonial

  • Mimi Kar Kee Wong Hung v Raymond Kin Sang Hung (2014) 17 HKCFAR 585 and (2015) 18 HKCFAR 210 (led by Mr Benjamin Yu SC) (CFA)

  • KCMA v ABC & Ors [2021] HKCFI 3392 (led by Mr Richard Todd QC) (CFI)

  • WYSL v FHCBA [2019] HKCA 814; [2019] HKFLR 345 (led by Mr Abraham Chan SC) (CA)

  • LYCP v JEK [2019] HKCFI 1588; [2019] HKFLR 238 (led by Mr Deepak Nagpal, with Ms Jennifer Fan) (CFI)

  • WZR v LWC [2019] HKFC 281; [2020] 3 HKC 519 (led by Mr Bernard Man SC) (FC)

  • MKKWH v RKSH [2018] HKCA 932; [2019] 1 HKLRD 284 (led by Mr Benjamin Yu SC) (CA)

  • CLC v SKW [2018] HKCA 143; [2019] HKFLR 175 (CA)

  • Lai v Ling [2017] 5 HKLRD 629 (led by Mr Abraham Chan SC) (CA)

  • ME v CYM [2017] 4 HKLRD 739 (CFI)

  • LCJWY v LCKS FCMC 16239/2013 (8 January 2016); [2015] 6 HKC 65 (30 June 2015) (with Mr Abraham Chan) (FC); [2016] 5 HKLRD 89 (FC)

  • Secretary for Justice v FTCW & Ors (CACV 101/2013 & 107/2013) (led by Mr Russell Coleman SC and with Mr Jeremy Chan) (CA)

  • TCWF v LKKS (Hearing of Appeal in Camera) [2013] HKFLR 456 (led by Mr Russell Coleman SC and with Mr Jeremy Chan) (CA)

  • MKKWH (also known as MKGWH) v RKSH (CACV 197/2012) (led by Mr Jat Sew Tong SC and with Mr Victor Dawes) (CA)

  • Hung Wong Mimi Kar Kee v Severn Villa Ltd [2012] 5 HKC 80 (led by Mr Benjamin Yu SC) (CFI)

  • Conflict of Laws

  • Luso International Banking Ltd v Summi (Group) Holdings Ltd [2021] HKCFI 906 (CFI)

  • YJH v LKHM [2019] HKCFI 2030; [2019] HKFLR 418 (led by Mr Abraham Chan SC)

  • Hiromi Okada v Tomohiro Okada & Okada Holdings Limited (led by Mr Paul Shieh SC and with Ms Rachel Siu and Ms Sharon Chan) [2018] HKCFI 2310

  • SJH v RJH (divorce: answer) [2012] 4 HKLRD 308 (led by Mr Charles Manzoni SC) (CA)

  • Securities & Regulation

  • Re EganaGoldpfeil (Holdings) Ltd [2021] HKCA 897; [2021] 5 HKC 601 (led by Mr Eugene Fung SC) (CA)

  • Re Long Success International (Holdings) Ltd [2020] HKCFI 606 (led by Mr Victor Dawes SC) (CFI)

  • Re Freeman FinTech Corporation Limited (HCMP 2653/2016) (led by Mr Ambrose Ho SC and Mr Abraham Chan SC and with Mr Norman Nip)

  • Re China Metal Recycling (Holdings) Ltd (No 3) [2015] 2 HKLRD 415 (led by Mr Ambrose Ho SC and with Mr Victor Dawes) (CFI)

  • Re Chaoda Modern Agriculture (Holdings) Ltd (led by Mr Warren Chan SC and Mr Rimsky Yuen SC) (Market Misconduct Tribunal)

  • Probate / Succession

  • Chinachem Charitable Foundation Ltd v Secretary for Justice & Ors (2015) 18 HKCFAR 169 (led by Mr Ashley Burns SC) (CFA)

  • Fok Chun Yue Benjamin v Fok Chun Wan Ian [2015] 2 HKLRD 212 (led by Mr Richard Todd QC) (CA)

  • Re the estate of Li Sing Kui, deceased [2022] HKCFI 1106 (led by Mr Eugene Fung SC) (CFI)

  • Mental Health

  • C v B (Re A: Mental Health) [2019] HKCA 321; [2019] 2 HKLRD 613 (led by Mr Benjamin Yu SC and Mr Bernard Man SC, with Mr Jason Lee) (CA)

  • Property & Conveyancing

  • AFH Hong Kong Stores, Ltd v Fulton Corporation Ltd [2022] HKCA 1243 (led by Mr Johnny Mok SC and with Mr Keith Chan) (CA)

  • Memorial Park Hong Kong Ltd v Secretary for Justice [2021] HKCA 262 (led by Mr Abraham Chan SC) (CA)

  • Fook Lee Holdings Ltd v Secretary for Transport & Housing [2021] HKLdT 36 (Lands Tribunal)

  • Cheung David Yoke Ming v Cheung Yat Kee (HCA 391/2011) (CFI)

  • Defamation / Media

  • Wong Wai Kay v Hong Kong Economic Journal Co Ltd [2013] 3 HKLRD 27 (led by Mr Benjamin Yu SC) (CFI)

  • Tax / Revenue

  • Wong Suet Foon Shirly v Collector of Stamp Revenue [2021] HKCA 1090; [2021] 3 HKLRD 862 (as amicus curiae) (CA)

  • Wang Weichen & Zhao Bingqing v Collector of Stamp Revenue [2021] HKCFI 224 (with Mr Jeffrey Lee) (CFI)

  • China Mobile Hong Kong Co Ltd v Commissioner of Inland Revenue [2020] HKCFI 1649 (led by Mr Ronny Wong SC and Mr Stewart Wong SC, with Mr Vod Chan and Ms Doris Li) (CFI)

  • D32/12 (2012) 27 IRBRD 675 (led by Mr Ambrose Ho SC) (BoR)

  • D21/12 (2012) 27 IRBRD 551 (led by Mr Stewart Wong SC) (BoR)

  • Commission of Inquiry / Inquest

  • Junior counsel for the HKSAR Government before the Commission of Inquiry into the Diaphragm Wall and Platform Slab Construction Works at the Hung Hom Station Extension Under the Shatin to Central Link Project (led by Mr Richard Khaw SC and with Mr Anthony Chow and Ms Ellen Pang)

  • Junior counsel to the Commission of Inquiry into Excess Lead Found in Drinking Water (2015-2016) (led by Mr Paul Shieh SC and with Mr Richard Khaw)

  • Re Wong Yin-wan (led by Mr Warren Chan SC) (Coroner’s Court)

  • Contact

    Tel:(+852) 2523 2003


    Name:Rani Daryanani
    Tel:(+852) 2248 1804

    Practice Areas

  • Commercial
  • Public Law / Judicial Review
  • Family / Matrimonial
  • Company
  • Mental Health
  • Tax / Revenue
  • Probate / Succession
  • Banking / Finance
  • Commission of Inquiry / Inquest
  • Equity / Trust
  • Charity
  • Restitution / Unjust Enrichment
  • Securities & Regulation
  • Civil Fraud / Asset Recovery
  • Insurance
  • Arbitration
  • Conflict of Laws
  • Defamation / Media
  • Employment
  • Discrimination
  • Disciplinary
  • Planning
  • Confidentiality / Privacy
  • Injunction / Contempt
  • Insolvency
  • Property & Conveyancing
  • Professional Liability
  • Technology, Media and Telecommunications
  • Building / Construction
  • Competition
  • Mediation
  • Intellectual Property
  • Personal Injury / Medical Negligence
  • Admiralty
  • Rating & Valuation
  • Education


    LLM, Harvard University


    MSc in Global Governance and Diplomacy, University of Oxford


    PCLL, University of Hong Kong


    LLB (First Class Honours), University of Hong Kong


    BSocSc (Government and Laws) (First Class Honours), University of Hong Kong

    Scholarship And Prizes


    The Bar Scholarship


    Charles Ching Memorial Scholarship


    Peter Vine Postgraduate Law Scholarship


    Swire Cathay Pacific Scholarship


    Sir Edward Youde Memorial Fellowship for Overseas Studies (Honorary Award)


    Hou De Charitable Foundation Scholarship for Postgraduate Certificate in Laws Programme


    Dean’s Honours List


    HSBC Scholarship


    Rowdget W Young Medal in Law


    Hong Kong Association of University Women Annual Scholarships


    Professor Dafydd Evans Memorial Scholarship (by the Class of 1972)


    Dean’s Honours List


    Baker & McKenzie Scholarship for LLB (as a Second Degree) Students


    The KK Ho Prize


    Kai Chong Tong Scholarships


    CV Starr Scholarships


    Eliot Hall Memorial Scholarship


    Dean’s Honours List


    HKU Foundation Entrance Scholarship


    “Young Leaders of Tomorrow” Community Leaders Scholarship Scheme


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