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Stephanie Cheung

Senior Associate

CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang LLP
1 The Avenue
M3 3AP
United Kingdom
Languages English

Stephanie is a Senior Associate in the Litigation and Arbitration team. She acts for key clients of the firm and household names including a major UK supermarket and telecommunication provider handling a variety of commercial disputes. 

Having gained almost 10 years’ experience in litigation, arbitration and judicial review claims and advising businesses throughout the supply chain, Stephanie is a trusted advisor who guides clients on all aspects of their disputes. She manages matters from the beginning of a dispute through to trial if it is not possible to resolve the dispute before that stage. Stephanie has extensive experience of mediation and successfully resolving complex disputes before proceeding to court. 

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Relevant experience

  • Acting in a range of disputes arising in the health and life sciences sector. Recent examples include:
    • Advising on a judicial review claim following a client’s exclusion from the market for the purposes of procuring digital and IT goods and services;
    • Acting in a dispute concerning the misuse of confidential information by a former employee; and
    • Defending several breach of contract claims on behalf of an innovative bio-technology company
  • Successfully obtaining and defending injunction applications including obtaining an interim and final injunction which prevents over 30 individuals from blockading the entrance to a client’s premises. Stephanie played a key role presenting evidence to the court, preparing witness evidence and overcoming various procedural hurdles including effecting service on the individuals, some of which deliberately sought to evade service.
  • Acting in public procurement challenges. Stephanie’s experience in this regard is bolstered by her in-house experience working at a key organisation responsible for managing the sourcing, delivering and supplying healthcare products, services and food for NHS Trusts and healthcare organisations across England and Wales.
  • Representing a leading company providing a variety of industrial services across the globe in multi-party litigation involving some of the largest insurance firms in the UK, managing all stages of the litigation which spanned the course of 4 years including preparation of pleadings, disclosure, witness statements, expert evidence, interlocutory hearings and a 6-week trial and appeals to the Court of Appeal.
  • Acting in international arbitration proceedings on behalf of a client seeking over £20 million for services provided in relation to contracts for the supply of power generation units in Iraq and acting for a client in respect of a claim following the sale of a luxury yacht in Croatia.  
  • Advising on cross-border alternative dispute resolution (including mediations), including advising a major health retailer on the settlement of a series of claims in the UK and Asia. This involved co-ordinating with foreign lawyers, analysing the various commercial and legal issues in dispute across the world, and the delivering comprehensive legal and strategic advice including to the Board of the business. 
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  • 2010 – Legal Practice Course, University of Sheffield
  • 2009 – LL.B, University of Sheffield, Sheffield
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