Paulina Ho

Associate, Hong Kong SAR

Biography

Overview

Paulina Ho is an associate in the Firm's dispute resolution practice. Paulina's practice encompasses advising on multijurisdictional commercial disputes, enforcement and insolvency proceedings as well as on regulatory issues and investigations. She also has experience with white collar and contentious employment matters. Prior to joining White & Case, Paulina spent time involved with in-house compliance roles at leading international banks.

Bars and Courts
Solicitor of the High Court of Hong Kong
Education
PCLL
University of Hong Kong
LLB
University of Hong Kong
BBA Law
University of Hong Kong
Languages
Cantonese
English
Mandarin

Experience

Litigation and arbitration

Advising a major Brazilian cattle exporter in proceedings in the PRC, including court and arbitration proceedings in relation to a contractual dispute.

Acting for various corporates and banks in proceedings before the Hong Kong courts to seek recovery of fraudulent funds transferred to Hong Kong bank accounts.

Advising a social media giant in various regulatory and litigation matters in the APAC region, including seeking injunctive relief and damages for unlawful interference and harassment arising from unauthorized, illegitimate and wrongful use of its website and system by a Hong Kong-based online game company.

Restructuring and enforcement

Advising the joint and several provisional liquidators of a Hong Kong-listed company which operates in the photovoltaic business in relation to its restructuring and resumption matters.

Advising a Chinese asset management company in relation to winding up proceedings in the High Court of Hong Kong brought against a listed company in Hong Kong.

Advising a Chinese bank in the worldwide enforcement of its claims against borrowers and guarantors arising out of loan defaults and enforcement of security made under such loan financings.

Regulatory

Advising a French global bank on its digital transformation project involving multiple flows of data across various jurisdictions and conducted reviews on various legal and regulatory aspects, in particular in relation to cross-border transfers of personal data.

Assisting an international corporate, investment, insurance and financial services arm of a French banking group in relation to its global project of digital transformation. We advised on, amongst others, issues of data protection, intellectual property, outsourcing, financial regulation, etc.