Dr. Cheung obtained his LL.B. (Hons), P.C.LL. and a Master of Arts Degree in Arbitration and Dispute Resolution from the City University of Hong Kong in 1995, 1996 and 1999 respectively. He further obtained LL.M. from the City University of Hong Kong and the University of Hong Kong in 2000 and 2004 respectively. He was called to the Bar in Hong Kong in 1996. He has since 1997 been in private practice. Dr. Cheung was appointed as a Permanent Magistrate in 2009. He was awarded the Doctor of Juridical Science from City’U in 2012.