Bertha Cheung is a senior associate in the Litigation and Dispute Resolution practice in Mayer Brown's Hong Kong office.

Bertha has extensive experience in investigations and regulatory matters, with a focus on the financial services industry. She also has substantial experience in supporting financial institutions in multi-jurisdictional financial crime compliance reviews. 

As part of her practice, Bertha was seconded to a long-term secondment with the Asia Pacific headquarters of an international bank as the in-house legal counsel in relation to reviews conducted in multiple jurisdictions in Asia by the bank’s corporate compliance monitor appointed pursuant to a deferred prosecution agreement and related agreements. In this role, Bertha was deeply involved in the advisory role taken up by the team on a range of legal, regulatory and reputational issues, and developed solid knowledge in various complex issues, including cross-border data sharing and financial crime risks including money laundering and sanctions. 

Bertha is a committee member of the firm’s Women’s Network in Asia and is also the chair of a client team with an international bank. Bertha is an advocate of pro bono work and was the recipient of the Law Society of Hong Kong Pro Bono and Community Service Award in 2019, 2020, 2021 and 2022, in recognition of the number of hours contributed to pro bono work in each of those years.

Bertha is fluent in English, Cantonese and Mandarin.

Spoken Languages

  • English
  • Cantonese
  • Mandarin


  • Hong Kong