Teresa GBS SC JP

Secretary of Justice

Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, China

Ms Teresa Cheng, SC, is the Secretary for Justice of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region. Prior to her appointment as the Secretary for Justice, Ms Cheng was a Senior Counsel in private practice, a chartered engineer, a chartered arbitrator and an accredited mediator. Apart from being a Past Chairperson of the Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre, Ms Cheng is also a Past President of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, Past Vice President of the International Council of Commercial Arbitration and Past Vice President of the International Chamber of Commerce International Court of Arbitration. Ms Cheng served as Deputy Judge/Recorder in the High Court of Hong Kong from 2011 to 2017. Besides, Ms Cheng is a member of the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes Panel of Arbitrators and was a member of the World Bank’s Sanctions Board.