Janice Cheng

Janice Cheng

Associate, Hong Kong

Email janice.cheng@​hoganlovells.com

Phone +852 2840 5010

Fax +852 2219 0222

LanguagesEnglish, Cantonese, Mandarin

Practice groupLitigation

Janice Cheng is an associate in the construction and engineering team in the Hogan Lovells Hong Kong office.

Janice has experience in a range of construction, contentious and commercial matters, including matters relating to contract, tort, defects, delay, extension of time and payment.

She is acknowledged for her contribution to "The Annotated Ordinances of Hong Kong – Arbitration Ordinance (Cap. 609)" published in 2014.

Education and admissions

Education

P.C.LL., The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Juris Doctor, The Chinese University of Hong Kong

University of Toronto

B.Sc., University of Toronto, Hons

Bar admissions and qualifications

Hong Kong

Related practices

Litigation

Related areas of focus

Construction and Engineering

Representative experience

 Advising a major local developer in relation to disputes with a sub-contractor for water leakage and defective works in the development of a luxurious residential property.

Advising a local developer in relation to disputes with a main contractor regarding renovation works to existing buildings.

Advising an employer in defending an arbitration commenced by a main contractor in relation to final certificate, payment and defective works regarding the development of a residential property in Macau.

Advising an architect in defending an arbitration commenced by a developer in relation to the plans and drawings for the development and construction of a residential property.

Advising a developer in relation a potential claim against a main contractor regarding defective workmanship in the instalment of external wall tiles.

Advising a major developer in relation to a potential arbitration against a main contractor in relation to delay in rectification works, outstanding works and payment.

Advising an apparel company in relation to the construction of a fabric mill using FIDIC Yellow Book.

Advising a charity foundation in respect of funding and development agreements with a university in the UK.

Advising a construction-related statutory body on the extent of its functions and powers under the related ordinance and various legal issues.

Advising a developer in an arbitration with an architect in relation to the plans and drawings for the development and construction of a residential property.

Advising an Incorporated Owners in defending an arbitration commenced by a main contractor in relation to outstanding payment, defects and delay.

Advising a developer on ownership of parts of property in a construction dispute.

Advising a main contractor in relation to potential claims by an employer for damages, liquidated damages and indemnity.

Advising a joint venture regarding appointment of employees and subcontractors in a construction project.

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