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Fiona So
Associate

Fiona is an Associate in the Commercial Disputes team, with extensive experience in international arbitration and complex commercial disputes.

Fiona has advised and represented various international clients, including Chinese and listed companies, in international arbitration and litigation matters involving contractual and shareholder disputes, as well as disputes arising from cyber fraud, insolvency proceedings, regulatory investigations, interlocutory injunctions and judicial review proceedings. 

Prior to joining RPC, Fiona worked at a multinational law firm in Hong Kong.

Fiona speaks English, Cantonese and Mandarin.

 

Relevant Experience

  • Acting for a security broker in Hong Kong which is an indirectly wholly owned subsidiary of a Chinese state-owned enterprise in an HKIAC arbitration in pursuing the guarantor for a debt of around HKD 270 million in relation to a margin facility and applying for asset preservation orders in Mainland China

  • Representing a Chinese mining company as the Respondent in an HKIAC arbitration defending a claim based on a corporate guarantee purportedly entered into by the Respondent for the payment of the settlement sum of over USD 9 million and accrued contractual interest of over USD 15 million

  • Representing a leading distributor of media rights to pursue its licensee for payment of over USD 10 million for media rights to international sports games by way of winding up proceedings and advising in respect of the company debtor's application for the court's sanction for a scheme of arrangement

  • Representing a Hong Kong-incorporated company listed on the Korea Stock Exchange in opposing an injunction on its proposed issuance of shares

  • Representing a Mauritius management company in a contested cyberfraud case for the recovery of a sum of EUR 15 million from 7 Defendants, including obtaining a disclosure order against the third party bank, followed by subsequent asset tracing and recovery actions in respect of the misappropriated sum

  • Representing an international financial technology software development company headquartered in the Philippines in filing a report with the ICAC against a Hong Kong company and its director for purportedly offering kickbacks to its employees
 

Memberships

The Hong Kong Law Society