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Mathias Cheung

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Mathias’ practice covers all areas of Chambers’ work, including construction, engineering and infrastructure, energy and utilities, professional negligence and commercial disputes. In particular, he has extensive experience in adjudications, international arbitrations and public inquiries relating to high-value construction and infrastructure projects.

Mathias has previously acted in a complex TCC dispute regarding the redevelopment of the Rolls Building, and his recent reported TCC cases include McDonald v D&F Contracts Ltd [2018] 1 WLR 5695, DSVG Facade Ltd v Conneely Facades Ltd [2018] EWHC 4005 (TCC), Vinci Construction UK Ltd v Beumer Group UK Ltd [2018] BLR 575, and DBE Energy Ltd v Biogas Products Ltd [2020] EWHC 1232 (TCC).

As a native of Hong Kong, Mathias is fluent in both Cantonese and Mandarin. His recent international experiences include a cross-border arbitration in Hong Kong involving complex delay and defects claims governed by the Macau Civil Code, a high-profile public inquiry in Hong Kong, and an arbitration relating to one of the largest power stations in South Africa.


Mathias is the winner of the SCL Hudson Prize 2015. He is also the author of Informa’s annual Construction Law Review and various articles in the International Construction Law Review and Construction Law magazine.