Rudy Chung is a Partner at Kennedys and predominantly a contentious lawyer specialising in commercial, construction and engineering disputes resolution, as well as insurance and financial services contentious regulatory. He qualified in Hong Kong in 2002 and in England and Wales in 2008.

He has extensive experience in acting for or advising manufacturers, suppliers or contractors in contractual disputes, and also advising a broad spectrum of clients including insurers, employers, major corporations and high net-worth individuals in commercial dispute resolution, contentious regulatory and advisory matters.

Rudy Chung is a very sharp, practical and knowledgable individual.

The Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2020

Market recognition

  • Continuously named as Recommended Lawyer for 'Dispute Resolution: Litigation (Hong Kong)' by The Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2015 - 2021
    • "Rudy Chung is a very sharp, practical and knowledgeable individual."
      The Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2020
    • “Rudy Chung is ‘a responsive litigator’.”
      The Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2017
    • “At Kennedys…, Rudy Chung and Kevin Yam are all key names for contentious regulatory and commercial matters.”
      The Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2015

Work highlights

  • Acting for insurers in debt recovery, principal and agent contractual dispute including litigation, bankruptcy and winding up proceedings up to trial (handling applications in relation to private examinations of debtors and validation orders etc.) and contentious regulatory matters
  • Advising and representing life insurers in contentious regulatory matters such as IARB hearings, appeals at Appeals Tribunal of IARB, response to inquiries/investigation by regulators such as Insurance Authority, Equal Opportunities Commission, and Personal Data Privacy Commission etc.
  • Acting for and advising life insurers concerning their disputes with their agents and brokers
  • Acting for clients (MNC, insurers, brokers, high net worth individual, developers, manufacturers, suppliers and contractors etc.) in handling wide range of commercial litigation matters in the High Court and the District Court and in arbitration including actions against litigants in person (in some cases conducting the matter in Chinese all the way through to trial)
  • Acting for the directors of a listed company (in liquidation) in the defence of a negligence claim brought against them by the liquidators
  • Advising on coverage issues including defending claims, in relation to life, Contractors’ All Risks, Property and Professional Indemnity insurance policies
  • Advising clients in handling data access requests from data users, complaints lodged to the Office of the Privacy Commissioner for Personal Data and investigations by the Equal Opportunities Commission in respect of claims for discrimination on the ground of family status and the vicarious liability of an employer in alleged sexual harassment claims