Cynthia Chung

Cynthia Chung


Hong Kong

Cynthia is a partner and head of the Human Resources and Pensions Group at Deacons in Hong Kong. She has over 25 years of experience in all kinds of advisory work related to employment, labour, and immigration law, as well as retirement schemes and provident funds.  She assists clients with both contentious and non-contentious labour matters and with the preparation of trust deeds and related documents for retirement and pension schemes. She has considerable experience in all labour-related matters and obtaining employment visas for expatriates and their families.  She also advises on occupational retirement schemes and the Mandatory Provident Fund (MPF).  In addition, Cynthia is experienced in the setting up and advising on on-going requirements of companies limited by guarantee in Hong Kong e.g. private clubs and non-profit organisations.

She has been acknowledged as a leading individual in the area of Employment by Asia Pacific Legal 500 (2007-2019); as a leader in the field of Employment in Hong Kong by the Chambers Asia (2007-2019) and named in The International Who's Who of Management Labour & Employment lawyers by Who's Who Legal (2007-2018).  Cynthia currently sits on the Guidelines Committee of the Hong Kong Mandatory Provident Schemes Authority, Panel of Arbitrators under Section 12(3) of the Labour Relations Ordinance and Unsolicited Electronic Messages (Enforcement Notices) Appeal Board. She is also the Chief Adjudicator of the Hong Kong Immigration Tribunal, Chairman of the Occupational Retirement Schemes Appeal Board, Executive Committee Member and Honorary Legal Adviser of The Hong Kong Retirement Schemes Association.

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