Debora CHENG


New Zealand Lawyer

Prior to joining the firm, Debora Cheng honed her skills in the tax practice of a Big 4 accounting firm in New Zealand, where she worked closely with the specialist indirect tax, transfer pricing, and tax legal teams. There, she had experience working with and assisting international clients in specialist tax matters, as well as in legal research and writing. She was admitted as a barrister and solicitor of the High Court of New Zealand in 2022. Debora joined the firm in March 2023.


Business Development, International Client Relations, Comparative Law, Legal Analysis


  • Professional Legal Studies Course, The College of Law New Zealand
  • L.L.B., Law, The University of Auckland
  • B.A., Japanese, Korean, The University of Auckland


  • Debora Cheng "Suspension of examination for divisional applications in Japan while parent is under appeal" The Patent Lawyer Magazine, September 25, 2023.


  • English (native)
  • Chinese
  • Japanese (JLPT N1)
  • Korean


  • Barrister and Solicitor of the High Court of New Zealand
  • New Zealand Law Society