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 (2023) in Commercial Dispute Resolution, Family/ Matrimonial and Administrative & Public Law, in The Legal 500 (2023) 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.
Commercial C v D  HKCFA 16 (led by Mr Benjamin Yu SC and with Mr Brian Lee) (CFA)Xiamen Xinjingdi Group v Eton Properties Ltd  HKCFA 32; (2020) 23 HKCFAR 348 (led by Mr Steven Gee QC, Mr Benjamin Yu SC and Mr Richard Khaw SC) (CFA);  HKCA 147;  1 HKLRD 1401 (led by Mr Benjamin Yu SC and Mr Richard Khaw SC) (CA)Power Securities Co Ltd v Sin Kwok Lam  HKCA 594 (CA) Banking / Finance Zhang Hong Li v DBS Bank (Hong Kong) Ltd  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  HKCA 402;  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  HKCFI 1671 (CFI) Company China Shanshui Cement Group Ltd v Tianrui (International) Holding Co Ltd  HKCFI 3043 (led by Mr Victor Dawes SC and with Ms Leticia Tang) (CFI)Melvin Waxman & Anor v Li Fei Yu & Anor  HKCFI 3579 (led by Mr Richard Khaw SC and with Mr Martin Ho) (CFI)Kwok Hiu Kwan v Convoy Global Holdings Ltd  HKCFI 814 (led by Mr Richard Khaw SC and with Mr Keith Chan) (CFI) Public Law / Judicial Review Q v Commissioner of Registration  HKCFA 4; (2023) 26 HKCFAR 25 (led by Ms Monica Carss-Frisk KC and Mr Stewart Wong SC) (CFA)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  HKCA 1482;  HKCA 809 (led by Mr Benjamin Yu SC) (CA) 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)L v F (Crossley application; Preliminary Issue)  HKFC 108 (led by Mairéad Rattigan SC) (FC)PMCL also known as LMC also known as KLMC v AKK also known as KAK (Joinder, Questionnaire, Section 18 Declaration)  HKFC 34 (led by Mr Deepak Nagpal) (FC) Luso International Banking Ltd v Summi (Group) Holdings Ltd  HKCFI 906 (CFI)YJH v LKHM  HKCFI 2030;  HKFLR 418 (led by Mr Abraham Chan SC) (CFI)Hiromi Okada v Tomohiro Okada & Okada Holdings Limited  HKCFI 2310 (led by Mr Paul Shieh SC and with Ms Rachel Siu and Ms Sharon Chan) (CFI) Securities & Regulation Re National Agricultural Holdings Limited  HKCFI 1538 (led by Mr Jin Pao SC) (CFI)Re EganaGoldpfeil (Holdings) Ltd  HKCA 897;  5 HKC 601 (led by Mr Eugene Fung SC) (CA)Re Long Success International (Holdings) Ltd  HKCFI 606 (led by Mr Victor Dawes SC) (CFI) Sun Min & Ors v Chu Kong  HKCFA 24; (2022) 25 HKCFAR 318 (led by Mr Benjamin Yu SC and with Mr Keith Chan) (CFA)Re Mahesh J Roy (Intervener: Secretary for Justice) (No 2)  5 HKLRD 830 (led by Mr Stewart Wong SC) (CA) Chinachem Charitable Foundation Ltd v Secretary for Justice & Ors (2015) 18 HKCFAR 169 (led by Mr Ashley Burns SC) (CFA)Re the estate of Li Sing Kui, deceased  HKCFI 1106 (led by Mr Eugene Fung SC) (CFI)Fok Chun Yue Benjamin v Fok Chun Wan Ian  2 HKLRD 212 (led by Mr Richard Todd QC) (CA) C v B (Re A: Mental Health)  HKCA 321;  2 HKLRD 613 (led by Mr Benjamin Yu SC and Mr Bernard Man SC, with Mr Jason Lee) (CA) AFH Hong Kong Stores, Ltd v Fulton Corporation Ltd  HKCA 1243 (led by Mr Johnny Mok SC and with Mr Keith Chan) (CA)Fook Lee Holdings Ltd v Secretary for Transport & Housing  HKCA 1855 (CA)Memorial Park Hong Kong Ltd v Secretary for Justice  HKCA 262 (led by Mr Abraham Chan SC) (CA) Wong Wai Kay v Hong Kong Economic Journal Co Ltd  3 HKLRD 27 (led by Mr Benjamin Yu SC) (CFI) Tax / Revenue China Mobile Hong Kong Co Ltd v Commissioner of Inland Revenue  HKCA 1637 (led by Mr David Goldberg KC and Mr Stewart Wong SC) (CA)Wong Suet Foon Shirly v Collector of Stamp Revenue  HKCA 1090;  3 HKLRD 862 (as amicus curiae) (CA)Wang Weichen & Zhao Bingqing v Collector of Stamp Revenue  HKCFI 224 (with Mr Jeffrey Lee) (CFI)
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)