黄大状自2013年起成为香港执业大律师，亦于2016年获颁发纽约州律师执业资格。黄大状毕业于牛津大学（法学文学士）。Athena has been practising as a barrister in Hong Kong since 2013. She has also been admitted as an attorney in New York since 2016. She graduated from Oxford University with a degree in law.
黄大状专长国际商业、刑事及家事案件。成为大律师之前，曾为可口可乐、和记电讯等跨国企业的商业及法律条款谈判提供服务。Her practice focuses on cross-border commercial, criminal and family cases. Before practising as a barrister, she specialised in negotiating pricing and commercial terms for international firms, including Coca-Cola and Hutchison Telecommunications.
黄大状在2019年获邀为建筑法律书籍《Eden’s Construction Law Hong Kong》作书评。此外，她亦是《Complex Commercial Litigation Law Review》第一版和第二版的香港法律章节的合著者。In 2019, she was invited to write the book review for the law book Eden’s Construction Law Hong Kong. Further, she was a co-author of the chapter on Hong Kong law for the law book Complex Commercial Litigation Law Review, the 1st and 2nd edition.
黄大状于2019年（5月至9月）及2021年（7月至8月）获委任为香港小额钱债审裁处暂委审裁官，曾审理及裁决多宗商业、合约及其他纠纷。Athena was appointed as Deputy Adjudicator of the Small Claims Tribunal in year 2019 (from May to September) and year 2021 (from July to August). She has the experience of adjudicating disputes on various areas.
奖项 AWARDS / ACTIVITIES
2013 Middle Temple Scholarships for Advocacy Training 法庭辩护奖学金培训
2009 Marshalling, Hong Kong Court of Final Appeal (HKCFA) 香港终审法院学徒
2008 Rowlinson Award, Harris Manchester College, Oxford University 牛津大学奖项
2008 McDonough Prize, Harris Manchester College, Oxford University 牛津大学奖项
2007 President, Oxford University Debating Society 牛津大学辩论协会主席
专业履历 PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATION
Engaged as an arbitrator of Shenzhen Court of International Arbitration (SCIA), and included into the SCIA Panel of Arbitrators with a term of three years (from 21 February 2022 to 20 February 2025)
Fellow, Hong Kong Institute of Arbitrators (HKIARB), since 2016
Member, List of Arbitrators, Hong Kong Bar Association (HKBA), since 2017
Chinese Commercial Mediator, since 2017
Fellow, Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb), since 2019
Member, Panel of Arbitrators, eBRAM COVID-19 Online Dispute Resolution (ODR) Scheme, since 2020
Member, Panel of Adjudicators, Hong Kong Institute of Arbitrators, since 2021
Member, Legal Committee, Hong Kong Chambers of Commerce, since 2018
Member, Adjudication & Construction Committee, Hong Kong Institute of Arbitrators (HKIArb), since 2018
Member, Arbitration Committee, Hong Kong Bar Association, since 2020
旅馆牌照签发咨询小组委员 (2020年12月 – 2022年11月)
Member, Advisory Panel on Licensing of Hotels and Guesthouses, December 2020 to November 2022
Fluent in English, Cantonese and Mandarin.