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Lok Cheung


Associate in our Litigation practice, resident in Hong Kong.

Lok’s practice focuses on commercial dispute resolution, including international arbitration, litigation, and regulatory and internal investigations. He also regularly advises clients in the digital assets space – including token issuers, exchanges, digital asset service providers, traders and metaverse operators – on regulatory and compliance matters. 


Experience highlights

Regulatory and investigations
  • Advising a global investment bank on regulatory investigations arising from irregular trading patterns and market manipulation concerns
  • Advising a global proprietary trading firm on regulatory investigations around insider dealing
  • Advising an international investment bank on the sufficiency of its due diligence steps in an IPO where it acted as sponsor
  • Conducting an independent investigation for a Hong Kong-based bank in connection with whistleblower allegations
  • Advising a global investment bank on regulatory investigations arising from alleged financial mis-selling
  • Advising a global pharmaceutical and life sciences company on internal investigations responding to whistleblower allegations
Litigation and arbitration
  • Representing a Chinese energy company in an HKIAC arbitration arising from disputes among co-investors
  • Representing a global investment fund in an HKIAC arbitration and related enforcement proceedings arising from an investment in an entertainment company
  • Defending a global investment bank in an LCIA arbitration arising from allegations of financial mis-selling
  • Defending leading accounting firms in respect of allegations of audit negligence
  • Advising the liquidators of a company in respect of civil disputes and professional disciplinary investigations
  • Defending a Hong Kong-based financial services company against allegations of financial mis-selling
  • Representing a social media company in respect of disputes with its users
Digital assets
  • Representing token issuers and investors on regulatory investigations
  • Advising digital assets exchanges on the regulatory considerations arising from its operations, trading rules and terms and conditions 
  • Advising metaverse operators, NFT issuers and marketplaces on the regulatory regime in Asia
  • Advising a global cryptocurrency proprietary trading, market making and brokerage business on regulatory compliance
  • Advising an airline loyalty programme operator on the regulatory regime for stored value facilities



PCLL, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Faculty of Law
LL.B., University of Cambridge

Professional history

  • Davis Polk since 2019

Qualifications and admissions

  • Hong Kong
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