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Mayer Brown
Hong Kong

Work Department

Real Estate; Banking & Finance


Keith Cheung is a partner of Mayer Brown. He advises on all aspects of debt financing from plain vanilla loan transactions to structuring of acquisition, receivable or other secured financing. He acts for banks and real estate developers in connection with facilities for the acquisition and/or development of real estate in Hong Kong and the PRC including real estate-related notes issues like securitisation.

Keith is a China Appointed Attesting Officer (appointed by the Ministry of Justice of PRC). He has been listed as a leading Banking and Finance lawyer by Chambers Asia Pacific, Legal 500 Asia Pacific and IFLR1000. “Keith Cheung focuses on real estate financing and acquisitions. Clients praise him as someone who is knowledgeable on the legal side of real estate, but also the commercial aspect: “You have to be an entrepreneur in this area, and he is one. He is very savvy, advising us on all the risks we could face” (Chambers Asia Pacific 2014).


Admitted in Hong Kong and England & Wales.


English, Cantonese and Mandarin.


The University of Hong Kong, PCLL; The University of Hong Kong, LLB.

Lawyer Rankings

Hong Kong > Real estate

Led by Keith Cheung Mayer Brown advises a range of developers, banks, end-users and investors on the full range of real estate work, which spans commercial, residential and retail properties. In addition to being active in matters relating to Hong Kong and mainland China, the team is also regularly engaged in outbound Chinese investments into international markets, including those in Europe and London. Robert Lyn and Fun Kuen Au have vast experience in the market and remain particularly active in relation to development work; Au is also a legal adviser to the Real Estate Developers Association. Elsewhere in the group, Alvin Yeung is also noted for his development work. Pheona Chow acts for a wide range of clients, including property developers, property management companies, institutional investors, universities and accounting bodies.