Mr Gerald Chong is an Associate Director in Infinitus Law Corporation and a lawyer in the Conveyancing and Real Property Department. He joined Infinitus Law Corporation in March 2007 from M/s Edwin Seah & K S Teo, a law firm that specialized in general litigation especially in personal injury and damage claims and family matters.
He graduated with a B.A. Joint Honours in Law and Management Science from the University of Keele, United Kingdom in 1993. He passed the English Bar finals and was called to the English Bar by the Honourable Society of Middle Temple’s Inn in 1994. He was called to the Singapore Bar in February 1996 and started practice with M/s Seah Ong & Partners (formerly known as M/s Seah Leong & Partners) a law firm that specialized in conveyancing (en-bloc developments) and insurance litigation, including construction insurance, personal and accident insurance, and probate and family matters.
His area of work involves conveyancing matters, advising clients on Tenancy matters, on the drafting of Tenancy Agreements, probate & administration and Will Writing. For conveyancing matters, Gerald has done work for various banks including Standard Chartered Bank, United Overseas Bank Limited, The Hong Kong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Limited, Oversea-Chinese Banking Corporation Limited, DBS Bank Ltd., Malayan Bank Berhad, RHB Bank Berhad and CIMB Bank Berhad. He had also previously given advice and acted for Insurance Companies like Guardian Royal Assurance Plc, AXA Insurance Singapore Ltd., UOB Life Assurance pertaining to matters involving General Insurance, Motor Insurance, Workmen Compensation and Life Insurance. Gerald was also invited and had given talks on Will writing to Insurance Companies and Licensed Financial Advisory Companies e.g. Professional Investment Advisory Services (PIAS).
Gerald is a member of the Singapore Academy of Law and the Law Society of Singapore. He is a voluntary lawyer with the SAFRA (Singapore Armed Forces Reservist Association) Legal Information Service since 1996 and was an executive committee member of the SAFRA Town Club, SAFRA Toa Payoh and the SAFRA Jurong West Development Committee. He presently serves as a volunteer member of the SAFRA EnergyOne (Gym) Committee and as Vice-Chairman of the SAFRA Toa Payoh Development Committee. He has chaired and been a member of SAFRA’s Board of Inquiries dealing with disciplinary issues. In 2006/2007, he was part of the SAFRA Strategic Review Working Group committee tasked to assist the main committee in the charting of SAFRA’s direction for the next 5 years. In July 2007, in recognition of his services to SAFRA, he was presented with the 10 years Long Service Award and in September 2009, he was given a Commendation Award from SAFRA for his contributions to the organization. Gerald also serves as a member of the Wellington Primary School Advisory Committee.
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