Lincoln Cheung 張靈勤

Professional Qualifications

Call (Barrister-at-Law): 2010 (HK)

CEDR Accredited Mediator

MCIArb – Member of Chartered Institute of Arbitrator (UK)

HKIAC / HKMAAL Accredited General Mediator


2007:    LLM in International Economic Law, The Chinese University of Hong Kong

(Dean’s List, Scholarship for Academic Excellence & 1st in Principles of IP Law)

2006:    LLB, University of London (External/International Programme)

2003:    MSc in Financial Management, University of London (External/International Programme)

2001:    BSocSc in Economics, Finance & Sociology, University of Hong Kong

1998:    Diocesan Boys’ School

Practice Profile

Lincoln’s practice comprises litigation and advisory work in various civil matters, with particular emphasis on commercial dispute and dispute over ownership of family property. He is also experienced in liquidation proceedings and company matters, having represented clients in winding up proceedings and shareholder disputes. He is regularly instructed to appear in court and has appeared at all levels from Tribunals to the Court of Final Appeal. In addition to court proceedings, Lincoln has involved in arbitrations and enforcement of arbitral award. Besides, Lincoln has been instructed to advise companies in relation to IPO and listing matters (Main Board & GEM) and represented clients in proceedings brought under the Securities and Futures Ordinance.

Before Lincoln was called to the Bar, he had worked in various financial institutions including the Goldman Sachs (Asia) LLC and the Bank of China (HK) since 2001. He was a Legal Trainee (Barrister) of the Department of Justice (DoJ) and upon the completion of his pupillages with Mr. Peter Duncan SC and Mr. Victor Dawes SC, Lincoln joined Tower Chambers in 2010.

Selected Cases

Re Health Links Development Limited HCCW152/2013 (Trust – Shares Ownership – Unfair Prejudice)

Re Man Lung Textiles Ltd  [2018] HKCA 521 (Winding Up – Sales of Co. Shares – Locus/Striking Out)

Cedric Hervey Ong v Wong Suk Lin & Ors [2018] HKCFI 2040 (Adverse Possession – Trial)

QMY v GSS (2017) 20 HKCFAR 303 (CFA – Court’s Jurisdiction – Guardianship of Minors Ordinance)

Yanfull Investment v Datuk Liang (2017) 20 HKCFAR 493 (CFA – Injunction – Cross-Undertaking)

Bruno Arboit v Koo Siu Ying [2016] 3 HKLRD 154 (Civil Contempt – Breach of Disclosure Orders)

Re Ling Fung Coach and School Service CACV64/2015 (Shares Ownership – Divorce –Unfair Prejudice)

Zhang Xinqiang v Cheung Shui Cheung HCAP 8/2013 (Land – Revocation of Grant – Ownership)

Lau Siu Ming v Hung Fat Cleaning Transportation Co Ltd DCPI 377/2015 (Disapply Limitation Period)

Re a Company Profit Tax Appeal – Case D11/14 (Tax Appeal – Board of Review (IRO))

Guo Shun Kai v Wing Shing Chemical Co Ltd HCCT 35/2012 (Enforcement of Arbitral Award)

Cheng Koon Hoi v Cheng Koon Ming HCA2222/2012 (Trust – Family Dispute)

Wong Tak Chuen Joe v Wong Tat Tung  HCAL 6/2012 (Constitutional – Election Petition)

Leung Wai Kuen Edward v SJ HCMP 1321/2012 (Constitutional – Election – Relief Application)

Chan Ka Hay and Others v Sino Favour Development Ltd. HCA 2457/2008 (Repossession of Land)

Appointments – Hong Kong Bar Association

Member, Standing Committee on Bar Insurance (2016-present)

Member, Standing Committee on Professional Development (2016-2017)


2017:   Editor, Practical Guidance – Know-how & Trade Secrets HK (LexisNexis)

2017:   Contributing Editor, Butterworth HK Copyright Law Handbook (4th Ed.) (LexisNexis)

2014:   Contributing Editor, Halsbury’s Laws of HK 2nd Ed. (Vol.33) – Intellectual Property