Instructors: Mr. Harrison Cheung and Mr. Vincent Li

Harrison Cheung is a practicing barrister and a Registered Professional Engineer (Civil) in Hong Kong. He holds academic qualifications in the disciplines of civil engineering (Imperial College, U.K.), engineering geology (University of New South Wales), arbitration and dispute resolution (City University), practicing accounting (Monash University), business administration (Polytechnic University) and law (City University).

He is a Member of the HKIE and a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators. He is a HKIAC accredited mediator and adjudicator, a HKIAC listed arbitrator, and listed on the Panel of Mediators and Arbitrators of the Hong Kong Bar Association. He is also listed on the Panel of Dispute Resolution Advisers (DRA) maintained by the Government and is currently acting as the DRA for 4 projects. He is also appointed as the Chairman of the Appeal Tribunal (Buildings) and a member of the Guesthouse Appeal Tribunal.

Mr. Cheung is now practicing in both civil and criminal litigation. Besides the Court of Final Appeal, Court of Appeal, the High Court, District Court and various Magistracies, he also has experience appearing in the Appeal Tribunal (Buildings), the Lands Tribunal and the Town Planning Appeal Board.

In the NEC aspect, Mr. Cheung is now acting as NEC Specialist for 3 government contracts using Option A and B. He has also advised 3 contractors on 3 other NEC contracts concerning different practical problems adopting Options A, B & C.  He is a seasoned speaker on NEC topics.


Vincent Li is a practicing barrister, accredited mediator and arbitrator. He is also a U.K. Chartered Engineer, and a Hong Kong Registered Professional Engineer. He holds academic qualifications in the disciplines of engineering (BSc.(Eng.), HKU), business administration (MBA, CUHK) and law (LLM, CityU). He is included in the lists of mediators and arbitrators of various local and international institutions. He is also included in the Hong Kong Government’s approved list of Dispute Resolution Advisors.

Before joining the legal profession, Mr. Li had been working in the construction and commercial field for more than 20 years, involving in various construction and investment projects in both mainland China and in Hong Kong. In addition to technical and commercial matters, Mr. Li was also responsible for dealing with the contractual and legal issues arising from these projects, including resolution of disputes by means of mediation, arbitration and litigation.

Mr. Li is now practicing as a barrister involving in various arbitrations, as well as civil and criminal litigation cases. He also acts as the arbitrator, mediator, dispute resolution advisor, and NEC Advisor in various cases and projects involving commercial and construction matters.

Mr. Li is one of the co-authors of the book Arbitration in Hong Kong: A Practical Guide (2nd Ed) published by Sweet & Maxwell in 2011; and the book Construction Contract Essentials in Hong Kong published by the HKU Press in 2017. He has also acted as a visiting lecturer and tutor at The Hong Kong PolyU, The CityU of Hong Kong, and other training institutions teaching subjects relating to development control law, negotiation, mediation, arbitration, construction and commercial law, and regulatory prosecution in construction projects.