John Cheung    張天風大律師

Call: 2021 (HK)

Profile

John joined Chambers after completing his pupillage with Mr Abraham Chan SC, Mr Tony Li, Mr Anthony Chan and Mr Keith Lam. He is developing a broad civil practice and accepts instructions in all areas of Chambers’ work.

During limited practice, John was instructed to appear in a judicial review application before the Court of First Instance (led by Abraham Chan SC).

Prior to joining Chambers, John graduated with a First Class degree in Law from the University of Oxford. He went on to obtain his postgraduate BCL degree at Oxford with Distinction.

John was awarded the Bar Scholarship in 2020.

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Education

2018

BA in Jurisprudence, University of Oxford (First Class Honours)

2019

BCL, University of Oxford (Distinction)

2020

PCLL, The Chinese University of Hong Kong (Distinction)

Publications And Articles

  • ‘Balancing Fundamental Rights in Private Law through the Double Proportionality Test’ (2020) 28(2) Nott LJ 52

  • ‘Defective Premises: Rethinking Murphy v Brentwood’ (2017) 1 Oxford University Undergraduate Law Journal 13

  • Scholarship And Prizes

    2020

    Bar Scholarship

    2020

    Dean’s Letter of Distinction for PCLL

    2019

    Sir Oswald Cheung Memorial Fund PCLL Scholarship for the best PCLL student who intends to practise at the Bar

    2019

    HKSAR Government Scholarship

    2019

    Prize for performance in BCL exams awarded by Jesus College, Oxford

    2018

    Prize for performance in Finals awarded by Jesus College, Oxford

    2018

    BCL Scholarship awarded jointly by the Law Faculty and Jesus College, Oxford

    2018

    PCLL Scholarship

    2017

    S R Welson Prize (Second Year Law Prize) awarded by Jesus College, Oxford

    2017

    Collection Prize for performance in mock exams awarded by Jesus College, Oxford

    2017

    Open Scholarship awarded by Jesus College, Oxford

    2016

    Old Members’ Exhibition awarded by Jesus College, Oxford

    2016

    Edwyn Charles Hart Prize (First Year Law Prize) awarded by Jesus College, Oxford

    2014

    Lord Walker Prize for Essays in Law (2nd place) awarded by Trinity College, Cambridge

    Contact

    Email:jcheung@templechambers.com
    Tel:(+852) 2523 2003

    Secretary

    Name:Bertha Li
    Tel:(+852) 2248 1958

    Practice Areas

  • Commercial
  • Civil Fraud / Asset Recovery
  • Restitution / Unjust Enrichment
  • Public Law / Judicial Review
  • Planning
  • Competition
  • Equity / Trust
  • Injunction / Contempt
  • Discrimination
  • Employment
  • Mental Health
  • Probate / Succession
  • Professional Liability
  • Confidentiality / Privacy
  • languages

    English and Chinese

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