Dr. Roger So is a Barrister-at-Law, a Chartered Engineer, an experienced accredited mediator and an arbitrator. He is on the List of Mediators and List of Arbitrators administered by the Hong Kong Bar Association, and the List of Arbitrators and Mediators maintained by the Hong Kong Institution of Engineers. He is also a Fellow member of the Hong Kong Institute of Arbitrators and a Corporate member of the Hong Kong Institution of Engineers.
His academic credentials include Doctor of Business Administration (The University of Newcastle, Australia), PCLL, Juris Doctor, MA in Arbitration & Disputes Resolution, and BSc (Hon) Engineering. Apart from acting as the mediator, Dr. So has also served as mediation coach to mediation courses offered by the Shue Yan University, and has provided mediation training to the Shantou University Law School.
Dr. So has delivered several 2-hour CPD seminars accredited by the Law Society of Hong Kong and the HKMAAL. Besides, he has also published two journal articles on property in human tissues and several engineering articles on various topics.
Dr. So has a broad civil and criminal practice, including general commercial disputes, property disputes, matrimonial and family disputes, personal injuries disputes, construction disputes, etc. Prior to becoming a barrister, he has over 20 years of engineering and project management experience specialising in the design and construction of railway extensions in Hong Kong and overseas.