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Benny Y. B. Yeung
Senior Partner
Co-founder of the Firm
Phone: 25239386
Facsimile: 28105559
Email: bennyyeung@chengyeung.com.hk
Website: www.chengyeung.com.hk
Address: Suite 1302, 13/F, Tower One, Admiralty Centre, 18 Harcourt Road, Hong Kong
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EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS
  • Bachelor of Laws (Hons.) – University of Hong Kong (1979)
  • Postgraduate Certificate in Laws – University of Hong Kong (1980)
  • Diploma in Chinese Law – University of East Asia (now University of Macau) (1989)
PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS
  • Admitted as Solicitor in Hong Kong in 1982
  • Admitted as Solicitor in England and Wales in 1985
  • Admitted as Barrister and Solicitor in Victoria, Australia in 1986
  • Admitted as Solicitor in New South Wales, Australia in 1990
  • Admitted as Advocate and Solicitor in Singapore in 1994
  • Created a Notary Public in 1995
  • Appointed as China-Appointed Attesting Officer since 1995
  • Appointed as Civil Celebrant of Marriages since 2006
AREAS OF PRACTICE Civil Litigation, Company & Commercial Law, Insurance Law, Personal Injury Litigation, Arbitration, Commercial Crime, Conveyancing and Revenue Law.
EXPERIENCE
Mr. Benny Yeung is the co-founder of this firm and is now the Senior Partner. He has extensive experience in insurance law and personal injury litigation. Over the years, he has handled a wide spectrum of legal matters for major insurance companies, insurance associations, regulatory bodies and various government departments, including personal injury claims, motor claims, fire and water claims, third party liability, medical and other professional negligence claims, arbitration proceedings, drafting of and advising on policy terms and conditions, mergers and acquisitions of insurance companies and related compliance matters.

Mr. Yeung also has extensive experience in company and commercial law matters. On the litigation side, Mr. Yeung is experienced in commercial litigation and arbitration relating to shareholders and other commercial disputes. He also provides legal services on corporate transactions, mergers and acquisitions, and re-structuring.

Mr. Yeung has acted for corporations and directors and represented them in investigations relating to market misconduct. He has also served as a lay member of the Insider Dealing Tribunal.

Mr. Yeung is also a Notary Public and China-Appointed Attesting Officer. He undertakes notarial acts and attestation of documents for use overseas and in the Mainland.
PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS
  • Member of Hong Kong Society of Notaries
  • Member of The Law Society of Hong Kong
  • Member of the Association of China-Appointed Attesting Officers
  • Member of The Law Society of England & Wales
PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES
  • President of the Association of China-Appointed Attesting Officers (“ACAAO”) since June 2017
  • Vice President of the ACAAO (August 2012 – June 2017)
  • Council Member of Hong Kong Society of Notaries (September 2006 – October 2017)
  • Member of the Guidance Committee of The Law Society of Hong Kong (September 2004 – June 2017)
  • Member of the Committee for the Election of Representatives of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region to the 11th, 12th and 13th National People’s Congress (2008, 2012 and 2017)
  • Member of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Election Committee 2006 representing the Legal Functional Constituency
  • Member of Hong Kong – Taiwan Business Co-operation Committee (April 2015 – October 2017)
  • Presiding Member of the Guardianship Board (February 2011 – January 2017) 
  • Honorary Legal Advisor of Chinese Insurance Association of Hong Kong
  • Honorary Legal Advisor of Hong Kong Christian Service
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