Prior to joining Birketts, Chay graduated from the University of Southampton with a 2:1 in Law. After university Chay completed her Legal Practice Course at the University of Law in Guildford. Chay went on to achieve a distinction and completed electives in Employment, Family and Private Client Law.
Since the age of twelve Chay has competed within athletics, as a 400m hurdler, competing at county, regional and national level. In her free time Chay enjoys socialising with friends and family and travelling to new places.