SM & Co Solicitors
Selma is the Principal of SM & Co Solicitors. She was born and raised in Hong Kong and comes from a mixed background, with her mum from Hong Kong and her late father, from Iran. Selma qualified as a Solicitor in Hong Kong in 2006 and in early May 2016, she set up SM & Co Solicitors, which is in association with international Italian law firm Gianni & Origoni, which has a dedicated Hong Kong branch. Prior to setting up her own law firm, she worked for various international law firms in Hong Kong, as well as being a Partner in a local firm. She is experienced in advising and handling contentious commercial disputes as well as commercial transactions, with her main practice areas being Litigation (Commercial & Civil); Company & Commercial Law; Cross Border Disputes; Mergers & Acquisitions, Mediation and Arbitration. She graduated from the University of Manchester with a Bachelor of Music Degree and Bachelor of Law degree, as well as the University of Hong Kong for the Post Graduate Certificate of Laws. She has also attained the Associate Trinity College London and Licentiate Trinity College London for piano performance and teaching. She is a Solicitor on the General Panel of Mediators in Hong Kong (HKIAC) and a Solicitor on the Legal Aid Panel. Selma also had a stint in the Hong Kong Judiciary, sitting as a Deputy Magistrate at Eastern Magistracy for two months between January and March 2019. She also sits on the International Commercial Disputes Tribunal. Her language skills include French, Cantonese, Mandarin, Basic (German, Italian, Urdu, Farsi and Arabic). Selma’s motto of success is ‘I never dreamed about success. I worked for it’.
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