Carmen Cheng, Senior Associate
Carmen is a private client solicitor specialising in family law who advises on all matters relating to children and finances.
Carmen specialises in family law and advises on all aspects relating to divorce and children matters including ancillary relief claims, custody, care and control, access issues and financial provision in cases of children born to unmarried couples. She has also handled adoption and wardship applications.
Apart from family law, Carmen also has experience in contentious and non-contentious probate and trust matters, such as drafting of Wills and trust documents for the establishment and administration of trusts.
Carmen began her career at Mayer Brown (formerly Mayer Brown JSM) as a trainee under our Principal’s supervision and spent almost a decade at the law firm. She subsequently joined a financial institution where she worked with UHNW families on family governance and family enterprise succession for inter-generational wealth transfer. She re-joined our Principal in the family team in September 2019.
Carmen is fluent in English, Cantonese and Mandarin. She is admitted as a solicitor in Hong Kong and England & Wales.
- Advising on applications for maintenance under the Guardianship of Minors Ordinance and the Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependants) Ordinance.
- Advising on applications for appointment of committee under Part II of the Mental Health Ordinance.
- Advising local charities on a pro-bono basis in respect of children’s issues under Hong Kong law in furtherance of their existing or new initiatives.