Jun Hee Kim focuses his practice on providing counsel in the international arbitration space in a variety of sectors, including construction, intellectual property, technology, shipping, engineering and disputes related to joint venture and post-M&A transactions. He has represented clients in Asia, Europe, North America, and Latin America in a variety of arbitral fora, including the ICC, ICSID, AAA, SIAC, HKIAC, LCIA, LMAA, KCAB, SCC, NAI, and UNCITRAL rules, and in ad hoc proceedings.

Mr. Kim's practice also includes advising clients on issues related to international trade, criminal matters in foreign jurisdictions, and in civil litigation. He is a former International General Counsel and Executive Vice President with Hyundai Heavy Industries, a former Council Member of the Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre, and has served as a faculty member of the Korea Military Academy.

Perspectives

Practical Guide to Witnesses in International Arbitration
Guest Lecturer, KCAB/KOCIA Joint International Arbitration Training Program
Hot Topics in Arbitration Co-Hosted by KCAB International
Arnold & Porter and KCAB International Webinar
Global Construction Forum: Dealing With COVID-19 and Its Aftereffects
Coronavirus: International Arbitration and Commercial Litigation Webinar

Recognition

Chambers Asia-Pacific
Dispute Resolution: International Firms (South Korea) (2021–2023)
Chambers Global
Dispute Resolution: International Firms (South Korea) (2020–2022)
Who's Who Legal
“Recommended Practitioner”—Arbitration (South Korea) (2021–2023)
“Recommended Practitioner”—Arbitration (Global) (2023)
Construction: Multi-Jurisdictional Disputes (South Korea) (2019–2022)
“Jun Hee Kim secures widespread plaudits from peers and clients thanks to his ‘profound knowledge, diplomatic approach and sharp commercial acumen.’”—Who’s Who Legal (2023)
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Credentials

Education
  • JD, Georgetown University Law Center
  • MA, University of Pennsylvania
  • BSFS, Georgetown University
Admissions
  • Registered Foreign Legal Consultant, Korea
  • District of Columbia
  • US Court of International Trade
  • US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
Activities
  • Delegate, ICC Commission on Arbitration and ADR (Korea National Delegate)
  • Member, SIAC's User Council (Korea's National Committee)
  • Member, Korean Government's Arbitration Development Advisory Panel
  • Director, Korea Corporate Legal Affairs Association
  • Member, Seoul IDRC Steering Committee
  • Arbitrator/Panel of Arbitrators for KCAB (Korea), SIAC (Singapore), DIAC (Dubai), AIAC (Kuala Lumpur), CAA (Taipei), BAC (Beijing), PIAC (Vietnam), SCMA (Singapore), THAD (Thailand), HKIAC (Hong Kong), eBRAM International Online Dispute Resolution Centre, SCIA (Shenzhen and Hong Kong), LMAA (London, Associate Member), United Nations Ombudsman Office
Languages
  • English
  • Korean
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