Hiu H. Wong, Athena
Hiu H. Wong, Athena

QUALIFICATION
- Barrister, Hong Kong (2013)
- Attorney, New York, USA
- Fellow, Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb)
- Fellow, Hong Kong Institute of Arbitrators (HKIArb)
- CEDR Accredited Mediator
- Chinese Commercial Mediator

EDUCATION
- BA in Jurisprudence
  University of Oxford
- Master of Laws (Law and Technology)
  University of California, Berkeley
- BBA in Economics
  Hong Kong University of Science & Technology
- Postgraduate Certificate in Laws (PCLL)
  University of Hong Kong

PRACTICE

   Athena is a dispute resolution lawyer, practising as a barrister in Hong Kong since 2013. She was also admitted as an attorney in New York in 2016. She graduated from Oxford University, England, with a degree in law.

    Her practice focuses on cross-border commercial, family and criminal cases. She has strong commercial acumen of complex cases. Before practising as a barrister, she specialised in negotiating commercial terms for international firms, including Coca-Cola and Hutchison Telecommunications.

    She is a fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb) as well as the Hong Kong Institute of Arbitrators (HKIArb), a CEDR Accredited Mediator and an accredited Chinese Commercial Mediator.

APPOINTMENTS

Deputy Adjudicator
Small Claims Tribunal
July 2021 to August 2021

Advisory Panel on Licensing of Hotels and Guesthouses
December 2020 to November 2022

Arbitration Committee
Hong Kong Bar Association (HKBA)
2020 to 2021

Deputy Adjudicator
Small Claims Tribunal
May 2019 to September 2019

Adjudication & Construction Committee,
Hong Kong Institute of Arbitrators (HKIArb)
2019 to 2021

Legal Committee
Hong Kong General Chamber of Commerce (HKGCC)
2018 to 2021

AWARDS

McDonough Prize, University of Oxford, England
Rowlinson Award, University of Oxford, England
Middle Temple Scholarships for Advocacy Training, Hong Kong & England
Des Voeux Chambers Junior Scholarship, Hong Kong
Best Debater Award, Joint Universities Debating Competitions, Hong Kong