Jasmine Cheung

  • BCL, Magdalen College, University of Oxford
  • PCLL (Distinction), University of Hong Kong
  • BA (Hons) in Law (Triple First Class Honours), Jesus College, University of Cambridge


Jasmine completed her BA (Hons) in Law at the University of Cambridge on the Prince Philip Scholarship with Triple First Class Honours, obtaining a number of awards and mooting prizes. She went on to complete her BCL degree at the University of Oxford on scholarship, and she joined Chambers as a tenant in 2018 after completion of her pupillage with Mr. José-Antonio Maurellet SC, Mr. Derek CL Chan (now Mr. Derek CL Chan SC), Ms. Rachel Lam (now Ms. Rachel Lam SC) and Mr. Christopher Chain.

Jasmine has a broad civil and commercial practice covering property, trust, defamation, family, intellectual property and mental health law, with a particular focus on company and insolvency matters.

Jasmine regularly appears in courts both as sole advocate and as led junior, and is often instructed to act for financial and banking institutions, listed companies and professional parties.

Jasmine is fluent in English, Mandarin and Cantonese.

Winding-Up and Insolvency Related Matters

  • Re Adoniss Ltd; Re Ashit Sud [2022] 2 HKLRD 898: Appeared for the Union Bank of India in winding up and bankruptcy proceedings concerning, inter alia, whether the Petitioner’s rejection of the debtor’s security proposals were unreasonable, and the impact of overstating an amount due in the statutory demand and the petition (as sole advocate)
  • Re L&A International Holdings  Ltd [2021] HKCFI 3095: Conducted a 5-day trial on behalf of an opposing contributory in the winding-up petition of a listed company on just and equitable grounds (as sole advocate)
  • Citicorp International Ltd v Tsinghua Unigroup Co., Ltd [2022] 2 HKLRD 1225: Represented Tsinghua Unigroup Co., Ltd in applying for a stay of Hong Kong proceedings in view of restructuring proceedings in Mainland China
  • Re Value Food Supply Ltd [2020] HKCFI 2776; [2021] HKCFI 2975: Appeared for an the petitioner in winding-up proceedings and later in an application concerning the identity of proposed liquidators (led by Ms. Rachel Lam SC)
  • Re China Cultural City Ltd [2020] 4 HKLRD 1; [2020] HKCFI 1947: Appeared for the Petitioner in winding-up proceedings, which raised questions as to the locus standi of a beneficiary of a debt held under a bare trust to present a winding-up petition, and the role of an opposing contributory in winding-up petitions (with Mr. Christopher Chain)
  • Dingway Investment v China City Construction & Development Co (Hong Kong) Ltd [2022] 4 HKLRD 67: Application to discharge an injunction obtained on the basis of the Chabra jurisdiction of the Court in a winding-up petition (led by Dr. William Wong SC, JP)
  • Appeared for Petitioner banks / asset management companies in various contested winding-up proceedings, including Re Hongkong Corfu Industry Ltd [2020] HKCFI 3039 (led by Mr. Douglas Lam SC), Re Lerthai Group Ltd [2021] 2 HLRD E1 (led by Mr. Douglas Lam SC) and Re Aether Ltd [2021] HKCFI 1143; [2021] HKCFI 1695 (led by Ms. Eva Sit SC)


Other Company Matters

  • Wah Nam Group Ltd v Roderick John Sutton and another [2018] HKCA 687; [2020] HKCA 30: Resisting an appeal in relation to the engagement of the rule against reflective loss (with Ms. Rachel Lam SC)
  • Wang Pengying (王鵬英) (suing on behalf of herself and all other shareholders in Convoy Global Holdings Ltd and Convoy Finance Ltd) v Ng Wing Fai and others [2019] HKCFI 3074; [2021] 1 HKLRD 997: Applications to strike out common law derivative actions, and resisting the Plaintiff’s appeal at the Court of Appeal (led by Mr. José-Antonio Maurellet SC and with Mr. Jason Yu)
  • Kwok Hiu Kwan v Johnny Chen & Convoy Global Holdings Ltd [2018] 6 HKC 394; [2020] HKC 403; [2021] 4 HKC 167; [2021] HKCA 1145: Resisting application for injunctions and declarations in relation to the Chairman’s decision at an EGM to disallow voting rights, and resisting the Plaintiff’s appeal at the Court of Appeal (led by Mr. José-Antonio Maurellet SC and with Mr. Jason Yu)
  • Great Sea Global Ltd and others v Registrar of Companies and others [2020] HKCFI 1690: Resisting application for a declaration that various resolutions passed at an EGM were null and void by applying, inter alia, the irregularity principle (led by Dr. William Wong SC, JP and with Mr. Michael Lok)
  • Re Topmix (International) Co Ltd and others; Re Topmix Industrial Ltd and others [2020] HKCFI 245: Shareholders' applications for orders under section 740 of the Companies Ordinance to inspect the companies' documents (with Mr. Terrence Tai)
  • Various applications under the Companies Ordinance (as sole advocate), including for extension of time to hold AGMs and lay reporting documents (Re Kidsloop Ltd [2021] HKCFI 1454), and for removal of offending annual returns (Re XFMRS, Ltd [2021] HKCFI 3706)
  • Various schemes of arrangement for privatisation of listed companies (led by Mr. José-Antonio Maurellet SC), including Re Hong Kong Aircraft Engineering Co Ltd [2019] HKCFI 64, Re China Power Clean Energy Development Company Ltd [2019] HKCFI 2098, Re Dah Chong Hong Holdings Ltd [2020] HKCFI 274, Re China Agri-Industries Holdings Ltd [2020] HKCFI 750, Re Joyce Boutique Group Ltd [2020] HKCFI 800 and Re SHK Hong Kong Industries Ltd [2021] HKCFI 1165


General Civil and Commercial

  • Bank of India v Gimajasa Ltd [2020] HKCFI 354: Represented Bank of India in a 3-day trial (as sole advocate)
  • Emperor Prestige Credit Ltd v King Pak Fu [2021] HKC 41; [2021] HKCFI 1013: Application to set aside an order for substituted service (as sole advocate)
  • Agritrade Resources Ltd v Ashok Kumar Sahoo [2021] HKCFI 685; [2021] HKCFI 1605: Represented the Defendant in its application to discharge an ex parte worldwide Mareva injunction (as sole advocate)
  • Taiping Securities (HK) Co Ltd v Mystery Idea Ltd and others [2021] HKCFI 2362: Appeared for the 2nd Defendant in his appeal against an order dispensing with re-service of a Writ and resisting the Plaintiff’s applications for, inter alia, leave to extend the validity of the Writ and for service out (as sole advocate)
  • Re Gold Fund Securities Company Ltd [2020] HKCFI 2884; Re Quest Stockbrokers (HK) Ltd [2022] HKCFI 2578; Re Ying Wah Securities Company Ltd [2023] HKCFI 834: Applications by securities brokers which had ceased to carry on business to pay unclaimed cash and securities into Court (as sole advocate)



  • Securities and Futures Commission v Yik Fong Fong and others [2021] HKCFI 3351: Appeared for the Securities and Futures Commission in a civil trial concerning insider dealing (led by Ms. Rachel Lam SC)
  • Dickson Valora Group (Holdings) Co Ltd and another v Fan Ji QianDickson Holdings Enterprise Co Ltd v Moravia CV and others [2019] 2 HKLRD 173; [2019] 3 HKLRD 210: Applications for “quasi-contractual” anti-suit injunction on the basis of arbitration clause against defendant who was not party to the arbitration clause in question, and for striking out or mandatory stay of unfair prejudice petition (led by Ms. Rachel Lam SC and with Mr. Terrence Tai) 
  • OUE Lippo Healthcare Ltd v David Lin Kao Kun [2019] HKCFI 1630: Represented Singapore listed company in its application to enforce a SIAC arbitration award (which was resisted on grounds of forgery and lack of proper notice), and ancillary post-judgment Mareva injunction (led by Mr. José-Antonio Maurellet SC and with Mr. Christopher Chain)
  • Chu Kong v Lau Wing Yan and others [2019] 1 HKLRD 589: Resisting appeal in relation to mandatory stay of proceedings pending arbitration (led by Mr. José-Antonio Maurellet SC and with Mr. Michael Lok)
  • Charles Ching Memorial Scholarship (2018-2019) 
  • Middle Temple Advocacy Scholarship (2017-2018)
  • Harry Liu Postgraduate Scholarship (2016-2017)
  • HKSAR Government Scholarship Fund (2015-2016)
  • Hou De Charitable Foundation Scholarship for the Postgraduate Certificate in Laws Programme (2015-2016)
  • Thomson Reuters Law Prize (2015-2016)
  • The Sweet & Maxwell Edlyn Yap Prize for Litigation (2015-2016)
  • Prince Philip Scholarship (2012-2015)
  • Blackstone Chambers De Smith Mooting Competition Champion (2015)
  • Des Voeux Chambers Cambridge Junior Scholarship (2015)
  • Glanville Williams Prize for Part II Law (2015)
  • Hogan Lovells Prize for Law Tripos Part IB (2014), Part IA (2013)
  • Jesus College Scholarship for Law Tripos Part II (2015), Part IB (2014), Part IA (2013)
  • Contributing Editor to Hong Kong Company Law Cases (2008 - 2019) - published in 2020 by DVC in collaboration with Kluwer 
  • Deploying Injunctions in Shareholder Disputes" (CPD Seminar, May 2019)

English, Cantonese, Mandarin