Katherine Cheung
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Katherine Cheung

Partner
cheung.katherine@dorsey.com
Hong Kong P (852) 2105-0216 F (852) 2524-3000

Overview

KATHERINE ADVISES CLIENTS ON GENERAL COMMERCIAL DISPUTES AND FINANCIAL SERVICES REGULATORY MATTERS WITH AN EMPHASIS ON CROSS-BORDER DISPUTES. KATHERINE IS A NATIVE MANDARIN SPEAKER AND SHE IS FLUENT IN ENGLISH AND CANTONESE.

Katherine regularly advises clients on complex financial disputes, with an emphasis on cross-border disputes. Her commercial litigation/arbitration experience covers general contractual disputes, shareholder disputes, regulatory investigation, contentious insolvency matters and professional services matters.

Katherine has represented clients in international arbitrations conducted under various institutional and ad-hoc arbitration rules including those of HKIAC, UNCITRAL and LCIA. She also advise on regulatory investigations and represents clients in SFC and HKMA matters including defending clients before the Market Misconduct Tribunal.

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Education & Admissions

University of Bristol (Legal Practice Course, Commendation, 1998)

University of Glamorgan (LL.B., with honors, 1997)

Admissions

  • Hong Kong
  • England & Wales (non-practicing)

Languages

  • English, Mandarin and Cantonese

Experience

Representative Transactions

  • Acting for a private equity fund in relation to a complex fund investment (Master-Feeder Structure) and inter-related disputes arising under the various transaction documents including loan agreements, subscription agreements, guarantee agreements and convertible bonds among others. The transaction documents have multiple differing governing law/dispute clauses including Hong Kong law, Swiss law, English law to be resolved in competent courts of those jurisdictions and an HKIAC arbitration clause with Cayman Islands governing law.
  • Acting for the PRC largest financial asset management company in a debt recovery action involving taking actions in multi-jurisdictions (PRC, BVI, Cayman and Hong Kong) against the issuers/ guarantors.
  • Acting for a Chinese state-owned asset management company in a HKIAC arbitration in relation to the dispute arising out of a shareholders and noteholders agreement.
  • Advising a leading PRC commercial bank in a claim in relation to a multi-million dollar loan. The instructions involve extensive cross border and offshore co-operation as the loan is guaranteed by Hong Kong, PRC and offshore entities by way of a series of share charges and personal guarantees.
  • Acting for a high net worth individual in a dispute in relation to the client’s commission entitlement under a joint venture. There are parallel proceedings in Australia and in HK. The dispute involves breach of contract, constructive trust based on Pallant v Morgan equity, breach of fiduciary duties and knowing receipt.
  • Defending a high net worth individual in two HKIAC arbitrations conducted in Chinese. The dispute involves allegations of fraud, validity of guarantee, negligence, defamation, harassment.
  • Advising a subsidiary of a HK listco in relation to its investment under a note.
  • Acting for various overseas companies in online fraud cases.
  • Acting for a PRC state-owned energy company in respect of its dispute with a foreign petroleum supplier under a long term oil supply contract.
  • Defending a PRC state-owned enterprise in a Hong Kong arbitration arising from a dispute in connection with the consultancy fees for power plant projects in Nigeria.
  • Acting for an Australian mining and resources company in respect of its enforcement proceedings for a London arbitration for an award arising out from a charterparty agreement.
  • Acting for a Japanese contractor in a multi-million dollar dispute with its joint venture partner concerning the second Bangkok International Airport.

News & Resources

Articles

PRC Companies in International Arbitration (VII): Who shall bear the arbitration costs?
中国企业的国际仲裁(系列七):谁来承担仲裁费用?
PRC Companies in International Arbitration (Series VI): Is third-party funding feasible?
中国企业的国际仲裁(系列六):第三方资助可行吗?
PRC Companies in International Arbitration (Series III): Is it costly to arbitrate in Hong Kong?
中国企业的国际仲裁(系列三):在香港仲裁 ,费用真的很高吗?
PRC Companies in International Arbitration (Series II): Interim Measures Arrangement between Mainland and HKSAR and its Practical Notes
中国企业的国际仲裁(系列二):内地与香港相互协助仲裁的临时救济措施及实务分享
PRC Companies in International Arbitration (Series I): Introduction and Background
中国企业的国际仲裁(系列一):基本背景介绍
德汇美国破产法问答(系列之六)
Dorsey U.S. Bankruptcy Law Q&A Series Six
(德汇美国破产法问答系列之五)
Dorsey U.S. Bankruptcy Law Q&A Series Five
(德汇美国破产法问答系列之四)
Dorsey U.S. Bankruptcy Law Q&A Series Four
德汇美国破产法问答(系列之三)
Dorsey U.S. Bankruptcy Law Q&A Series Three
德汇美国破产法问答(系列之二)
Dorsey U.S. Bankruptcy Law Q&A Series Two
德汇美国破产法问答 (系列之一)
Dorsey U.S. Bankruptcy Law Q&A Series One

News & Press Mentions

CsuiteXchange: An Interview with Katherine Cheung
Dorsey Represents R&F Properties in Sale of 70% Stake in the Integrated Logistics Park near Guangzhou Airport
德汇代表广州富力地产股份有限公司出售价值约10亿美元的广州国际机场富力综合物流园70%权益
Commercial Arbitration & Litigation Lawyer Katherine Cheung Joins Dorsey in Hong Kong as Partner
Katherine Cheung