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Jun Hee Kim serves as the Chair for the firm's Korean practice. He 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.


Chambers Global
Dispute Resolution: International Firms — South Korea (2020-2024)
Chambers Asia-Pacific
Dispute Resolution: International Firms — South Korea (2021-2024)
"Notable Practitioner" Dispute Resolution: International Firms — South Korea (2024)
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)



  • J.D., Georgetown University Law Center
  • M.A., University of Pennsylvania
  • B.S.F.S., Georgetown University


  • Registered Foreign Legal Consultant, Korea
  • District of Columbia
  • U.S. Court of International Trade
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit


  • 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), BICAM (Borneo), United Nations Ombudsman Office


  • English
  • Korean