Eric Cheung

  • Principal Lecturer, Faculty of Law, University of Hong Kong

  • Director of Clinical Legal Education, University of Hong Kong


Eric Tat Ming CHEUNG (張達明) was born and educated in Hong Kong. Upon his admission as a solicitor of the High Court of Hong Kong in October 1989, he worked as a litigation solicitor at Johnson Stokes & Master (now known as Mayer Brown), the largest law firm in Hong Kong. He was admitted as a partner of the same firm in October 1994. He has been teaching law at the Faculty of Law, University of Hong Kong since December 1996. He is also a part-time consultant of ONC Lawyers.

He is currently the Director of Clinical Legal Education in the Faculty and has been in charge of the Clinical Legal Education Course since its introduction in January 2010. Apart from his services through a great number of public and professional bodies, he has contributed significantly to the promotion of the Rule of Law and legal education to the public. He is frequently invited to speak on legal issues by television and radio programmes as well as in newspapers as a recognised legal scholar on the Basic Law and Rule of Law issues. He has acted on a pro bono basis for the defendants in a number of criminal cases.

Academic biography

Research topics

Civil and Criminal Litigation

Clinical Legal Education