Chambers Asia Pacific
Construction 2022 – Band 2
"Christopher Chong is a construction law expert and an excellent strategist when it comes to resolving complex multi-party disputes on major infrastructure projects. When projects go south, you want him on your team."
"Pragmatic and quick on his feet”
"A very sound construction lawyer."
A client praised his "knowledge and practical experience," added that "he is excellent and has a very bright mind."
The Legal 500 Asia Pacific
Construction 2022 – Recommended Lawyer
International Arbitration 2022 – Recommended Lawyer
“Christopher Chong is a singularly exceptional practitioner, who is all-rounded in terms of legal depth of knowledge, commercial acumen, client responsiveness, innovation and unmatched local knowledge. His dedication to his craft and in assisting us to find sensible, practical and mutually beneficial solutions is close to peerless. Chris is backed by a solid team, whether as a whole or individually, that is more than capable of pulling their own weight and delivering value to us in the context of the role they play.”
“Christopher Chong is an excellent operator. He is well-versed in complex claims regarding delay, disruption, defects, and variations on major construction projects.”
“With Christopher Chong at the helm of its construction practice, Drew & Napier has been our trusted go-to firm on a regular, consistent basis for some years now with full intention on our part to continue this relationship for a long time to come.”
“Christopher Chong is at the top of his game. He is the go-to counsel for major projects arbitrations across the region. He is backed up by a very bright and diligent team.”
“Christopher Chong has an impressive ability to unravel complex fact scenarios and narrow down the key issues in a short period of time. In my experience, I have not come across a better disputes lawyer when it comes to the facts.”
asialaw Leading Lawyers
Construction 2022 – Distinguished Practitioner
“Christopher Chong is a first class international arbitration practitioner supported by a strong team.”
Who’s Who Legal
Thought Leaders Guide: Construction 2021 – Thought Leader
Global Guide: Construction 2022 – Leading Lawyer
National Guide: Southeast Asia - Construction 2021 – Leading Lawyer
Christopher earns praise for his “unparalleled strategic mindset and commercial outlook”.
Christopher’s “high quality, clear and effective arguments and drafting” are considered to be “a delight to behold”.
Best Lawyers International: Singapore (2023 edition)
Construction Law – Endorsed individual
Benchmark Litigation Asia-Pacific
Construction 2022 – Litigation Star
“Impressive ability to cut through complex fact scenarios and get to the heart of the issues. Provides strategic and commercial advice.”