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 a LLD candidate in arbitration 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 has been instructed as counsel, and appointed as arbitrator/ mediator in drying shipping disputes as well as commercial matters (both ad hoc and administrated 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 Bar Association, Hong Kong Maritime Arbitration Group, CMAC, SHIAC, Qingdao Arbitration Commission, CAA and CIETAC. David contributes regularly to journals in the area of alternative dispute resolution. He is also a regular speaker about mediation and arbitration in Hong Kong and China. He is a contributing author of Transport Law in Hong Kong (Kluwer Law & International 2013) and Maritime Law and Practice in Hong Kong (Sweet and Maxwell 2015) He has served the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (East Asia Branch) as a committee member since 2011 and is its Vice Chairman at present.