David Kim

David Kim

Senior Foreign Attorney, Lee & Ko

As a senior foreign attorney in Lee & Ko’s International Dispute Resolution Practice Group, David Kim is especially highly regarded for his expertise and extensive experience in assisting clients with a broad range of international arbitration matters.

Mr. Kim’s experience in international arbitration matters includes, among other things, acting as legal counsel for many different clients in various arbitration cases before the ICC, SIAC, ICSID, HKIAC, KCAB, and LCIA, as well as in ad-hoc arbitrations under the UNCITRAL rules. 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. Prior to commencing his professional work in 2008 as an arbitration lawyer in Korea, Mr. Kim worked as a litigator in Canada.

Mr. Kim has also served as an adjunct professor at the Judicial Research and Training Institute of the Supreme Court of Korea, as well as serving as a member of the Council for International Arbitration of the Korean Commercial Arbitration Board (KCAB) and as a sessional lecturer at the KCAB.

Additionally, Mr. Kim is the Co-Coordinator for the Young ICCA Mentorship Programme. 

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