Calvin Cheuk is “an extremely hard worker who really gets into the detail” of a case say sources, who compliment his “meticulous drafting and preparation”. They add, “He is easy to work with, grasps the complex issues quickly and distils the details down to what is really important."
Calvin is a specialist in construction and arbitration disputes. He holds first class honours degrees in both architecture and law. He has appeared in numerous disputes relating to large infrastructure and construction projects in Hong Kong, Macau, the PRC and Southeast Asia, including cross-harbour tunnel, casinos, coal mines, commercial complex, hotels and residential properties.
Calvin is currently representing the Commission of Inquiry investigating into the structural safety of the construction work at the Hung Hom Railway Station, which is part of Shatin-Central Link, one of the most expensive railway lines ever built in Hong Kong. The case has been the focus of the Hong Kong public and subject to daily media reporting since May 2018. Calvin is also representing the provisional liquidators of Hsin Chong Construction Company Limited, one of the largest contractors being wound up in Hong Kong’s history.
In addition to his private practice, Calvin is a consultant editor of the Hong Kong Law Reports and Digest. He has been a speaker in various seminars on construction and arbitration, and company law topics. He is also a committee member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, a fellow of the Hong Kong Institute of Arbitrators and a council member of the Society of Construction Law Hong Kong.
Calvin was also appointed as the Deputy District Judge in August 2018. He also regularly sits as arbitrator.