Born and brought up in Hong Kong. Completed his Bachelor and Master Degrees in Laws with the London University. Called to the English Bar in Trinity Terms in 1978 and worked as an Assistant Crown Counsel with the then Legal Department until 1981 when he was called to the Hong Kong Bar. Since then Mr Chong has been practising in civil advisory and litigations. His expertise being land and land-related litigations, tsos, Tong’s and Chinese Law and customs concerning land.