Chambers is delighted that Mathias Cheung has accepted an offer of tenancy, following successful completion of his pupillage. He is a member of Chambers with immediate effect.
Mathias’ practice covers all areas of Chambers’ work, including construction, engineering and infrastructure, energy and utilities, information technology, and professional negligence. In addition to these specialist areas, he has also gained experience in a wide range of commercial disputes, including cases on fraud, insurance, assignment, subrogation, and conflicts of law.
During pupillage and upon accepting tenancy, Mathias has gained experience at all stages of mediation, litigation, adjudication, and arbitration. He has worked with a variety of bespoke and standard form contracts including the FIDIC, JCT and ACE forms.
Mathias is the winner of the SCL Hudson Prize 2015 for his essay entitled ‘Shylock’s Construction Law: the Brave New Life of Liquidated Damages?’ on the recent Supreme Court decision regarding penalty clauses, and has delivered presentations on this topic across the country.