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INTERNATIONAL DISPUTE RESOLUTION

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International Dispute Resolution

KL Partners is the first firm of its kind in Korea to specialise specifically in cross-border litigation and international arbitration.

Our partners have acted as counsel in some of the most high-profile and representative cases involving Korean parties, including numerous cases before the Korean courts, ICSID, ICC, SIAC, HKIAC, KCAB, LCIA and ad-hoc arbitrations under the UNCITRAL rules.

KL Partners’ ‘excellent mix of experienced Korean attorneys and foreign attorneys with international experience’ makes the firm a good choice for cross-border disputes.”

— The Legal 500

The firm is exceptionally good at managing cases efficiently and its advice and guidance have always satisfied [our] needs overall.”

— Client testimonial (Chambers and Partners)

Representative Cases

  • Representation of a leading Korean construction company in a UNCITRAL arbitration relating to a dispute arising from a construction project in India.
  • Representation of a leading Korean private equity fund in an ICC arbitration relating to its acquisition of a global financial institution in Korea.
  • Representation of a German company in a Korean litigation against a local distributor of agricultural products in Korea.
  • Representation of a local real estate developer in a UNCITRAL arbitration in connection with one of the largest commercial real estate development projects in Korea.
  • Representation of a Belgian investor in the first ever investor-state dispute (ISD) brought against the Republic of Korea.

Accolades

  • KL Partners ranked as “Leading Firms” for Dispute Resolution: Arbitration Firm Ranking – South Korea by Chambers and Partners (January 2017)
  • Beomsu Kim and John M. Kim ranked as Leading Individuals in Dispute Resolution: Arbitration, South Korea by Chambers and Partners (January 2017)
  • Beomsu Kim and John M. Kim ranked as “Leading Individuals” for Dispute Resolution: Arbitration – South Korea by Chambers and Partners (February 2016)
  • KL Partners ranked as a “Leading Law Firm” in International Arbitration, South Korea by The Legal 500 (November 2017)
  • Beomsu Kim and John M. Kim ranked as “Leading Lawyers” in International Arbitration, South Korea by The Legal 500 (November 2017)
  • KL Partners ranked as a “Leading Law Firm” in Dispute Resolution, South Korea by The Legal 500 (November 2017)
  • Beomsu Kim, Eun Nyung (Ian) Lee and John M. Kim named as “Leading Lawyers” in International Arbitration by Legal Times (August 2017)
  • Beomsu Kim named 2015 Lawyer of the Year in International Arbitration by Legal Times (January 2016)