Ms Yonsoo Kim > Yoon & Yang LLC > Seoul, South Korea > Lawyer Profile

Yoon & Yang LLC
18,19, 22, 23, 34 FLOORS, ASEM TOWER
SEOUL 06164
South Korea
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Senior Foreign Attorney


2018-present / Senior Foreign Attorney, Yoon & Yang LLC
2018-present / International arbitrator, Korean Commercial Arbitration Board (KCAB)
2016-18 / Senior Consultant, HKA (Middle East)
2014-15 / General Counsel, Hyundai-Samsung Joint Venture, Baraka Nuclear Power Plant Project, Abu Dhabi, UAE, HYUNDAI ENGINEERING & CONSTRUCTION CO., LTD.
2011-12 / In-house Counsel, Global legal team, STX CORPORATION
2009-11 / General Counsel, SUNGJIN GEOTEC CO., LTD.
2009-10 / Adjunct Professor at the Center for International Studies, YONSEI UNIVERSITY
2008-09 / In-house Counsel, legal team, DAEWOO SHIPBUILDING & MARINE ENGINEERING, CO., LTD.


Korean, English


2013 / Completion of Law Practice Course, BPP LAW SCHOOL, United Kingdom
2007 / Completion of Bar Vocational Course, COLLEGE OF LAW, United Kingdom
2006 / Graduate Diploma in Law,(L.L.B. in Law) COLLEGE OF LAW, United Kingdom
2000 / Post Graduate Certificate in E-Commerce NEW YORK UNIVERSITY, United States
1998 / Bachelor of Arts in Social Welfare, YONSEI UNIVERSITY, Seoul, South Korea

Lawyer Rankings

South Korea > International arbitration

Led by practice head Junsang LeeYoon & Yang LLC‘s team acts for Korean and international clients in cross-border disputes connected with areas such as aviation, insurance, construction and commodities, among others. In 2018, Nam-Geun Kim and Sang-Pil Lee were the lead partners who successfully represented Korea Resources Corporation and STX Corporation in a circa $259m KCAB arbitration claim brought by POSCO Daewoo over its withdrawal from a Korean consortium which had jointly invested in the Ambatovy nickel mine development project in Madagascar. Another highlight saw the firm advise Samchully ES in a $7m KCAB arbitration against Jeonju Power Corporation, which arose from delays to a power plant construction project. In other key developments, Ji Hoon Cha and Min Young Han joined from APEX LLC. Senior foreign attorneys Myung-Ahn Kim and Sam Kim, who are members of the California Bar and New York Bar respectively, have extensive experience handling cases under the rules of the ICC, HKIAC and SIAC, among others. Yonsoo Kim and associate Mun Jeong Kyung are also recommended.