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Eliza L. S. Chang
Managing Partner
Joined the Firm in 1992. Admitted to Partnership in 1996
Phone: 21438960
Facsimile: 28105559
Email: elizachang@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 (1991)
  • Postgraduate Certificate in Laws – University of Hong Kong (1992)
PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS
  • Admitted as Solicitor in Hong Kong in 1994
  • Admitted as Solicitor in England and Wales in 1997
  • Appointed as Civil Celebrant of Marriages since 2006
  • Created a Notary Public in 2009
AREAS OF PRACTICE Insurance Law, Personal Injury Litigation, Medical Negligence, Arbitration and Mediation, Civil Litigation, Family Law, Employment Law, Company & Commercial Law, Wills & Probate, Building Management and Bankruptcy.
EXPERIENCE
Ms. Eliza Chang is the Managing Partner of the Firm. Her major areas of legal practice are insurance law, personal injury litigation, general civil litigation, arbitration and mediation. She has extensive experience in acting for major insurance companies and claimants in personal injury claims, including traffic and industrial accident claims, employees' compensation claims, common law claims for damages, public liability claims, fire and theft policy claims, life and property insurance claims, medical negligence and professional negligence claims.

Ms. Chang acts for insurance companies and insured parties in litigation, arbitration and mediation over disputes on policy terms and conditions. She advises insurance companies on the underwriting of policy terms and conditions, mergers and applications for authorisation from the Insurance Authority, and matters relating to registration and authorisation of insurance intermediaries. She also advises on motor claims involving the Motor Insurers' Bureau of Hong Kong.

In order to enhance communication in the course of work with clients, Ms. Chang regularly gives seminars and conducts discussion workshops for the staff members of many insurance companies and various institutions in Hong Kong. With an unwavering pledge to provide legal services of the highest possible standard, Ms. Chang has managed to keep an impressive list of longstanding clients for the Firm.
PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS
  • Member of The Law Society of Hong Kong
  • Member of The Law Society of England and Wales
  • Member of Hong Kong Society of Notaries
PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES
  • Council member of Hong Kong Society of Notaries since 9th May 2018
  • Committee Member of the Standards and Development Committee of Hong Kong Society of Notaries since March 2010
  • Appointed by the Faculty of Law of the University of Hong Kong as a Part-time Lecturer for the Personal Injury Litigation Elective Course for PCLL students in 2009 - 2012
  • Vice Chairperson of the Standing Committee on Member Services of The Law Society of Hong Kong from September 2010 to August 2013 and from July 2016 until now
  • Committee Member of the Personal Injuries Committee of The Law Society of Hong Kong since June 2007
  • Committee Member of the Practice Management Committee of The Law Society of Hong Kong since August 2009
  • Committee Member of the Public Policy Committee of the Law Society of Hong Kong since March 2014
  • Committee Member of the Standing Committee on Member Services of The Law Society of Hong Kong from May 2010 to August 2010 and from September 2013 until June 2016
  • Chairperson of the Recreation and Sports Committee of The Law Society of Hong Kong since October 2010 until 31st December 2015
  • Honourary Captain of the Swimming Team of The Law Society of Hong Kong
  • Representative of The Law Society of Hong Kong in the Joint Professional Sports Sub-Committee (2006~2009)
  • Nominated Representative of The Law Society of Hong Kong in Recreation and Sports Club for Hong Kong Professional Bodies since 2010
  • Honourary Legal Advisor of St. John's College Alumni Association (University of Hong Kong) since 2007
  • Honourary Legal Advisor of Preemie's Parents Support Group since 2008
  • Honourary Legal Advisor of Hong Kong Society of Paediatric Dentistry since 2014
  • Committee Member of Sir David Trench Fund Committee since 1st January 2017
  • Awarded the Distinguished Community Services Gold Award by The Law Society of Hong Kong in December 2012
  • Awarded the Pro Bono And Community Services Gold Awards by The Law Society of Hong Kong in 2010-2017 for seven consecutive years
  • Awarded the Home Affairs Bureau’s Recognition Scheme for Provision of Pro Bono Legal Services Award 2016/2017
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