Athena Cheung


Phone: (+852) 2532-6100 | Fax: (+852) 2550-1120


Called to the Bar:

2021 (Hong Kong)


• PCLL, Chinese University of Hong Kong (2020)

• JD, Chinese University of Hong Kong (2019)

• MRes in Biomedical Research, Imperial College London (2016)

• BSc in Biochemistry, University of Nottingham (2015)

Practice Area(s):

Crime , Civil Litigation , Company Law, Commercial Law, Equity and Trusts, Property & Land Law, Probate, Personal Injuries, Tort, Public International Law

About Athena

Athena was called to the Bar in 2021. She served her pupillage with Mr. Ambrose Ho SC, Mr. CY Li SC, Mr. Andrew Raffell, Mr. Kamlesh Sadhwani, and Mr. Tim Wong.

Prior to commencing pupillage, Athena obtained her JD degree from the Chinese University of Hong Kong after completing her MRes in Biomedical Research with Distinction (Dean’s Prize) at Imperial College London.

During her legal studies, she served as Research Assistant at the University of Hong Kong and the Chinese University of Hong Kong, where she worked on diverse issues ranging from civil litigation, probate to public international law.

Athena is developing a mixed practice and accepts instructions in all areas of Chambers’ work. She is capable of undertaking work in English and Cantonese and is proficient in Mandarin and German.


HKSAR v Stephen So Hon To, HCCC 331/2021 (led by Mr. David Boyton in appearing for 2nd Defendant in a murder trial)

HKSAR v Leung Kwok-chung  HCCC 252/2020 (led by Mr. Andrew Bruce, SC in an application for bail for the Defendant charged with murder)

HKSAR v Ali Muhammad (Bail application), HCCC 44/2020 (led by Mr. David Boyton in a successful application for bail for the Defendant charged with trafficking dangerous drugs)

HKSAR v Wong Yim Ki, HCMA 289/2020 (as sole advocate in a magistracy appeal against conviction)

HKSAR v VAN BERGEM SEAN MATTHEW, KTCC 523/2022 (as sole advocate in the acquittal of the Defendant charged with cruelty to animals)

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