Athena Cheung

Barrister-at-Law

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

Email: athenacheung@pegasuschambers.com

Called to the Bar:

2021 (Hong Kong)

Education:

• 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.

Cases

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

HKSAR v Leung Kwok-chung (Bail), HCCC 252/2020 (led by Mr. Andrew Bruce, SC)

HKSAR v Ali Muhammad (Bail), HCCC 44/2020 (led by Mr. David Boyton)

HKSAR v Wong Yim Ki, HCMA 289/2020

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