Mr. David Fong is a member of the Harcourt Chambers and was called to the Hong Kong Bar in 2013. He was awarded a Master of Laws (Transportation and Maritime Law) degree with distinction by the City University of Hong Kong in 2012 and is LLD (candidate) of the East China University of Political Science and Law.
David maintains an exclusive civil practice with practice focus in arbitration, mediation and commercial litigation. He was accredited by the Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre as an Accredited Mediator (General) in 2005 and has been appointed as mediator on numerous occasions since 2008. He was an assessor for the Stage 2 mediation accreditation of the Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre from 2011 to 2013 and as the assessor for the Stage 2 mediation accreditation of the Hong Kong Mediation Association Accreditation Limited since 2014. He has served as coach for various mediation courses in Hong Kong and Macau since 2013.
David has been instructed as counsel and appointed as arbitrator in international arbitration (both ad hoc and institute administered arbitration). He is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, Singapore Institute of Arbitrators and a Supporting Member of the London Maritime Arbitrators' Association. He is on the panel/list of arbitrator of the HKIAC, KLRCA, Shanghai Arbitration Commission, Shanghai Arbitration Court of International Shipping, Hong Kong Maritime Arbitration Group, CMAC, SHIAC, Qingdao Arbitration Commission and CAA.
He has served the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (East Asia Branch) as a committee member since 2011 and is its Vice Chairman at present.
Prior to joining the Bar, David has worked as a CPA for around 15 years.