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Bae, Kim & Lee LLC

133 TEHERAN-RO, GANGNAM-GU, SEOUL 06133, SOUTH KOREA
Tel:
Work +82 2 3404 0000
Fax:
Fax +82 2 3404 0001
Email:
Web:
www.bkl.co.kr
Beijing, Dubai, Gyeonggi-do, Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City, Hong Kong and 3 more

John P. Bang

Tel:
Work 82.2.3404.0270
Email:
Bae, Kim & Lee LLC

Work Department

International Arbitration

Position

Arbitration; Construction; Entertainment & Sports

Career

JOHN P. BANG is a partner and co-founder of the International Arbitration Practice Group at Bae, Kim & Lee, LLC. John, together with Kap-You (Kevin) Kim, leads a team of over 25 attorneys specializing in international arbitration and cross-border disputes. In fact, in 2011 BKL became the first Korean firm to be included in the GAR30, a list published by the Global Arbitration Review that recognizes the 30 most active international arbitration practice groups worldwide. Having represented parties in over 100 domestic and international arbitral proceedings seated in Asia, Europe and North America ranging from multi-million to multi-billion dollar disputes, most of which have proceeded through to the final hearing stage and concluded with a final award by the arbitral tribunal, John has acquired a deep reservoir of experience. John’s experience covers a wide spectrum of institutional rules (i.e., the ICC, LCIA, SIAC, HKIAC, JCAA, AAA (ICDR), CIAC, KCAB, ICSID and the arbitration rules of UNCITRAL) and a wide variety of industries, including construction, government contracts, consumer retail, distributorships, hypermarkets, automobile manufacturing and more. He also frequently serves on arbitral tribunals as a party-appointed arbitrator and as chairman. John has earned the respect of his peers as well as leading practitioners and arbitrators worldwide. Chambers Asia has recognized John as a “Band 1” practitioner. He has also been repeatedly listed in in the Global Arbitration Review’s Who’s Who Legal (2007-2016) and Asialaw Leading Lawyers (2008-2015). He currently holds several noteworthy positions including: (i) board member of the Korea Council for International Arbitration, (ii) officer in the IBA Litigation Committee (co-editor of the IBA International Litigation Newsletter), and (iii) member of the drafting committee for ICCA Drafting Sourcebook for Logistical Matters and Procedural Orders.

Languages

Korean; English

Member

New Jersey State Bar(1997); New York State Bar(1999)

Education

Temple University School of Law (J.D., 1996); University of Pennsylvania (B.A., 1993)


Asia Pacific: Regional International Arbitration

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Bae, Kim & Lee LLC is highly active, representing clients sharing the firm’s South Korean origins in disputes worldwide. Kap-You (Kevin) Kim, John P. Bang and Seung-Hyeon Kim are representing Kepco in an LCIA arbitration against a consortium of Korean construction companies concerning the Barakah nuclear power project in Abu Dhabi. David MacArthur and Matthew Christensen are also key US-qualified lawyers.

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