David Kim

Baker McKenzie has added leading arbitration practitioner David Kim as a partner in Baker McKenzie & KL Partners Joint Venture Law Firm, further bolstering the JV’s bench strength and the firm’s position as the largest international law firm in Korea by partner bench strength. Kim joins from Lee & Ko, where he led its International Construction Dispute Resolution Practice Group. He is highly regarded in the international arbitration arena, and has acted as counsel in various arbitration cases before the International Court of Arbitration, Singapore International Arbitration Centre, the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes, Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre, Korean Commercial Arbitration Board and the London Court of International Arbitration, as well as in ad-hoc arbitrations under the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law rules. Kim 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, intellectual property and investor-state matters. He has also previously served as an adjunct professor at the Judicial Research and Training Institute of the Supreme Court of Korea, and is a faculty member for the Delos Dispute Resolution ROAP Asia. Kim is admitted to the bar in Alberta, Canada.

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