Rudy is a Partner and co-heads the Commercial Disputes and Regulatory practice of Kennedys Hong Kong. He specialises in commercial, construction and engineering disputes resolution, as well as insurance and financial services contentious regulatory matters. He qualified in Hong Kong in 2002 and in England and Wales in 2008.

He has extensive experience in acting for or advising a broad spectrum of clients including insurers, professionals, employers, manufacturers, suppliers and contractors, major corporations and high net-worth individuals in commercial dispute resolution including mediation, arbitration, domestic and cross-border litigation, contentious regulatory and advisory matters.

Rudy Chung is very experienced in handling commercial litigation.

The Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2021

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

The Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2020

Market recognition

  • Recommended Lawyer for 'Dispute Resolution: Litigation (Hong Kong)'
    "Rudy Chung is very experienced in handling commercial litigation."
    The Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2021
  • 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 clients (MNC, insurers, brokers, professionals, high net worth individual, developers, manufacturers, suppliers and contractors etc.) in handling a wide range of commercial litigation, mediation and arbitration matters including debt and asset recovery, mis-selling claims, shareholders and contractual disputes, injunction application etc. as well as cross-border litigation or arbitration and enforcement proceedings.
  • 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.)
  • Advising and representing life insurers, brokers and licensed individuals in contentious regulatory matters including response to inquiries/investigations/disciplinaries/appeals relevant to regulators such as the Insurance Authority, Securities and Futures Commission, Equal Opportunities Commission, and Personal Data Privacy Commission etc.
  • Acting for clients in court actions defending claims by litigants in person (in some cases conducting the matter in Chinese all the way through to trial and appeal)
  • Acting for the directors of listed companies in the defence of negligence and/or breach of fiduciary duty claims brought against them
  • Advising on coverage, claims handling issues as well as defending claims commenced in courts or in arbitration, in relation to life and health, 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