Firm Profile > Stephenson Harwood > Seoul, South Korea
Stephenson Harwood Offices
TWO IFC, 10 GUKJEGEUMYUNG-RO
YOUNGDEUNGPO-GU, 07326 REPUBLIC OF KOREA
Stephenson Harwood > The Legal 500 Rankings
Shipping: foreign firms Tier 1
Stephenson Harwood's team comprises of Seoul office managing partner Michael Kim, disputes specialist Stuart Burrell and associate Hannah Lee. Outside of Korea, the marine and international trade group also includes many other key practitioners; in London, Alex Davis leads the marine insurance sub-team. Stuart Beadnall handles all types of shipping contracts. Singapore-based Virtus Law LLP - Stephenson Harwood (Singapore) Alliance partner Daryll Ng specialises in contentious marine work. Andrew Rigden Green in Hong Kong has a varied practice, which covers shipbuilding and construction, installation and operation of offshore structures, as well as arbitration, litigation and mediation.
‘They understand the culture of Korea well and have bilingual lawyers who can to fully communicate with Korean people.‘
‘Michael Kim has experience, as a former seafarer and an English lawyer, to solve problems.‘
‘The team stands out for their legal expertise, industry knowledge, speed of client communication, cost-efficiency, and most of all, the quality of legal services.’
Hyundai Engineering and Construction
Hyundai Heavy Industries Co., Ltd
Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering
Korea Line Corporation
Hanwha General Insurance Co Ltd
The Import-Export Bank of Korea
KB Insurance Co., Ltd
Chevron International Pte Ltd
The Standard Club
Hanjin Heavy Industries
Hyundai Merchant Marine
Pan Ocean Co., Ltd
Daehan Shipbuilding Co., Ltd
Sinokor Merchant Marine Co.,Ltd
Japan P&I Club
SPP Shipbuilding Co., Ltd
Eukor Car Carriers. Inc
Macon Charter B.V.
SK Shipping Co., Ltd.
H-Line Shipping Co.,Ltd.
DB Insurance Co., Ltd
Feen Marine Scrubbers Inc.
Hyundai Marine & Fire Insurance Co., Ltd
KfW IPEX-Bank GmbH
Samsung Heavy Industries Co., Ltd.
SC Engineering Co., Ltd.
Seil Textile Co., Ltd.
You Chang Trading Corp
Multi Asset Global Investments Co., Ltd
Lattice Technology Co., Ltd.
IMHO Shipping Corp
Maersk Korea Limited
NOVEL GROUP OÜ
BHI Co., Ltd
Stephenson Harwood > Firm Profile
We have advised our Korean clients on their key business decisions since the late 1970s. The majority of our work involves cross-border transactions and multi-jurisdictional disputes with international parties.
Our global reach and local presence makes us one of the largest law firm practices in the Asia Pacific region.
Our dedicated lawyers represent Korean global corporates, international banks, insurance companies, shipping and shipbuilding and trading companies as well as international insurance establishments which underwrite Korean business.
Over the years we have developed an excellent knowledge of Korean culture and its professional and social ways of life. This experience gives us a deep understanding of the Korean market and how to efficiently progress cases and transactions for our clients.
We provide a full range of commercial legal services, advising on inbound and outbound investment, contract negotiation, dispute resolution, joint ventures, finance, intellectual property, M&A, shipping and offshore contracts and projects.
|Shipbuilding & Off-shore construction||Michael Kim|
|Marine insurance||Michael Kim|
|Commercial litigation||Michael Kim|
|Commercial litigation||Stuart Burrell|
|International arbitration||Michael Kim|
|Commercial dispute||Michael Kim|
|Ship Finance||Ricky Kim|
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Staff FiguresNumber of lawyers : +500 at this office : 7
OtherContacts : Michael Kim (Managing partner - Seoul)
Hong Kong: International Arbitration
Published: October 2020
Authors: Andrew Rigden Green
This country-specific Q&A provides an overview to International Arbitration laws and regulations that may occur in Hong Kong.
Hong Kong: Litigation
Published: June 2021
Authors: Emily Li Ivan Ng
This country-specific Q&A provides an overview to Litigation laws and regulations that may occur in Hong Kong.