Pump Court Chambers

Carol Cheng joins Chambers

News 9th April 2024

We are very pleased that Carol Cheng has accepted an offer of tenancy following the successful completion of her third six pupillage.

Carol is a member of the Civil Team and accepts instructions in all areas, including the following:

  • General commercial disputes
  • Breach of Contract
  • Company
  • Claims under the Consumer Credit Act 1974/PPI
  • Credit Hire
  • Debt recovery
  • Employment
  • Personal and Corporate Insolvency
  • Personal Injury/RTA
  • Property

Carol appears in small claim and fast track trials, MOJ Stage 3 hearings, interlocutory applications, CMCs, possession hearings, orders for sale hearings, winding up petitions, bankruptcy petitions and applications to set-aside statutory demands.

Carol is a qualified solicitor in Hong Kong (2018), England and Wales (2019) and the Republic of Ireland (2021). She previously practised as a solicitor in the banking department at a Magic Circle law firm in both its London and Hong Kong offices. She has also spent time in the Leveraged Acquisition Finance legal team at HSBC, and was a High Court Judicial Assistant in the Commercial Court.

She has been granted rights of audience before the Astana International Finance Centre (AIFC) Court in Kazakhstan, and is included on various panels of arbitrators including the London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA, London) and the Pacific International Arbitration Centre (PIAC, Vietnam), as well as the Attorney General’s Junior Junior panel. She is a member of the AIFC Academy of Law Academic Pool and the Employment Lawyers Association. She also previously coached the team representing the Center for Transnational Legal Studies in the 25th Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot 2020.

In addition to speaking fluent English, Cantonese and Mandarin, Carol has a working knowledge of French and Spanish.

For further information about Carol’s practice, or to instruct her, please contact James Wackett, Senior Civil Clerk or Jonathan Cue, Senior Civil Clerk (Winchester) on 020 7353 0711 or via email: clerks@pumpcourtchambers.com.

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