Arthur Chong is an experienced commercial real estate lawyer with a particular focus on capital transactions and development.

As a dual-qualified lawyer in Malaysia and Australia, Arthur brings the insight of his experience in both jurisdictions. Practising across all aspects of real estate law, Arthur has extensive experience in acquisitions, sales and financing of major property assets including shopping centres, office buildings, hotels, commercial, retail and industrial properties. He is also highly regarded for his knowledge in major development and infrastructure projects where he has undertaken 6 major development projects in the Melbourne Docklands worth more than AUD$1.5 billion.

His experience takes in property acquisitions and sales of all asset classes, broad-acre land and building subdivision and apartment projects, due diligence projects, joint ventures, property finance and major development and infrastructure projects as well as acting and negotiating in commercial agreements and transactions.

Arthur spends considerable time in Asia, particularly Malaysia and Singapore where he acts for many Asian based clients, including inbound property investors / developers into Australia, as well as major corporations seeking to invest in the wider Asia Pacific region and in recent times, the United Kingdom market.

Arthur's extensive experience includes acting on some of the biggest property development projects in Melbourne. His client list includes some of the largest and most experienced property players from Asia and Australia. He is known for his technical skills and cultural acumen, particularly with foreign investors from Asia. Arthur has been listed in both Chambers Asia Pacific and Best Lawyers.