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David Kim

Seoul, South Korea Asia-Pacific Guide 2022 Ranked in 1 departments
Ranked in : Dispute Resolution: Arbitration
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Dispute Resolution: Arbitration - South Korea

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David Kim offers over a decade of experience of international arbitration practice, including a notable focus on construction and engineering disputes. One source finds that "he has a strong legal instinct and knows how to provide a winning strategy, thinking several steps ahead," while another finds him "highly motivated, reliable and always a pleasure to work with."
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International arbitration

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David Kim is a partner (senior foreign attorney) in Lee & Ko’s international arbitration practice, and is the Co-Leader of the team’s International Construction Dispute Resolution Group. He is highly regarded for his expertise and extensive experience in assisting clients with a broad range of international arbitration matters. He has represented multinational corporations, government entities, defense contractors, and high-profile individuals in numerous commercial disputes related to construction, shipping, military contracts, energy and natural resources, telecommunications, and investor-state matters. Mr. Kim also accepts appointments as arbitrator and is on the Panel of Arbitrators of the KCAB.

Mr. Kim has also served as an adjunct professor at the Judicial Research and Training Institute of the Supreme Court of Korea, and is a member of the Council for International Arbitration of the Korean Commercial Arbitration Board (KCAB). David has been recognized as a leading practitioner by all the major legal publications including Chambers Global and Asia-Pacific, Who’s Who Legal, Legal 500, and Benchmark Litigation Asia-Pacific, and was named “next-generation leader in arbitration” in 2019 by the KCAB, the first time the Board has awarded such a distinction.

Professional Memberships

Alberta(Canada) Bar

Personal

University of Calgary (J.D., 2005); University of Alberta (B.Sc. 2001)

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