Korea - Part B - Arbitration in Asia - 2nd Edition

Kap-You (Kevin) Kim
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20 pages
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1 PDF from "Arbitration in Asia - 2nd Edition"
September, 2008
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Kap-You (Kevin) Kim is the Founder and Head of Bae, Kim & Lee LLC's International Arbitration & Litigation Practice Group, Asia's most active and experienced international arbitration team, now consisting of 16 full-time arbitration practitioners from multiple jurisdictions. In addition to serving as the first Secretary General of the ICCA to be appointed out of Asia, Kevin is a Court Member at the ICC Court and the LCIA Court--the first to be appointed from East Asia--a Board Member of the AAA, a member of the Panel of Arbitrators of ICSID, and an Editorial Board Member of Global Arbitration Review. He is also a senior advisor and arbitrator of the Korea Commercial Arbitration Board (KCAB), a Vice President of the Korean Council for International Arbitration (KOCIA) and a Vice Chair of the International Arbitration Committee of ICC Korea. Kevin has also served as Chair of the International Committee of the Korean Bar Association and Vice Chair of the IBA Arbitration Committee. He has acted as Counsel or Arbitrator in over 180 commercial arbitral proceedings in Asia, Europe and the United States, and has extensive experience practicing under the rules of all major international arbitral institutions, particularly in the fields of construction, distributorship, post-M&A, intellectual property and information technology. He received his legal education at Seoul National University Law School (LL.B.) and Harvard Law School (LL.M.), and is author or editor of numerous publications on international arbitration. In 2011, Kevin led his team, as general editor, in the production of the first book-length treatise on arbitration in Korea: ARBITRATION LAW OF KOREA: PRACTICE AND PROCEDURE (Juris Publishing, 2011). Kevin is a member of the Korean and Seoul Bar Associations, and is also admitted to practice in New York. He speaks Korean (native), English (fluent) and Japanese (conversational).