South Korea: 9th Annual International Arbitration & Corporate Crime Summit

  • Seoul Local Time
     November 15, 2022
     9:00 am - 5:15 pm

This will be conducted in English and according to Seoul local time. 

At Last! Back to Seoul, Korea!!

We are very excited to be back in Seoul this November for our South Korea: 9th Annual International Arbitration & Corporate Crime Summit- ‘Through The Looking Glass’ – on Tuesday 15 November 2022, from 9:00am – 5:15pm

Join us to learn the changes and new trends that has affected business during and after the pandemic as well as looking through the looking glass into the near future on how Arbitration, competition law and corporate crime effects your business now and in the future.  Hot presentations on construction, energy, shareholders, investment, funding litigation, M&A disputes and more on cartels, mergers, investigations, digital crime, and legal regional updates given to you by our local and international experts who will joining us to share their invaluable knowledge & experience.

It’s a great opportunity to ask questions, grill the speakers, network and create business opportunities and maybe make some new friends!

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  • Welcome Message & Arbitration Current Global Issues by Chairperson
    Deok Joo Rhee KC, 39 Essex Chambers
  • Updates in Korean Arbitration and Effects on Local & International Companies
    Steve Kim, Secretary-General, KCAB INTERNATIONAL
  • Managing Cross-border M&A Disputes & Transactions
    Braden Billiet, Senior Managing Director, FTI Consulting
  • 1st Grand Panel: Updates in Enforcement of Arbitral Awards in 2022 & Regional Updates (Focus on Japan, Korea & Singapore)
    Moderator:  Sue Hyun Lim, Attorney, Kim & Chang
    • Robert W. Wachter, Co-head of the International Arbitration & Cross-Border Litigation Group, Lee & Ko
    • Moses W. Park, Barrister, Liberty Chambers
    • Olga Boltenko, Partner, Fangda Partners
  • Construction Disputes & The Use of Expert Witness In  Digital Age
    Ronnie King, Partner, Ashurst
  • 2nd Grand Panel: Litigation Funding: Risks, Benefits & Managing the 2022 Boom! Outlook For 2023
    Moderator:Tony Andriotis, Partner, Tokyo, Japan, DLA Piper; Professional & Institutional Relations Officer, Japan Commercial Arbitration Association (JCAA)
    • Quentin Pak, Director, Burford
    • David Lee, Partner, Senior Foreign Attorney, Yoon & Yang LLP

  • Importance of Evidence / Data Management and Developments in Document Production Technology
    Jaesung Lee, Partner, Deloitte Korea
  • Global Leniency — Where Are We Heading?
    Yong Seok Ahn, Partner, Lee & Ko
  • The Fundamental Shift of Global Antitrust Enforcement in Big Tech & Sui Generis Legislation eg. DMA in EU & Changes to Consumer Welfare
    Stephen Mavroghenis, Partner, Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan LLP
  • Director’s Obligations and Liabilities Involving Cartel Issues
    • Young Min Kang, Partner, Yoon & Yang
    • David Lee, Partner, Yoon & Yang

  • Commodities Trading and Trade Finance Disputes
    Moderator: Arvin Lee, Partner, Wee Swee Teow LLP
    • Michael Collett KC, Barrister & Arbitrator, Twenty Essex
    • Monique Wan, Associate, Wee Swee Teow LLP
    • Leon Tay, Associate, Wee Swee Teow LLP



Deok Joo Rhee KC, Chairperson
39 Essex Chambers
Deok Joo Rhee KC’s practice covers all areas of constitutional law, public law, EU and human rights law. Within these fields the particular focus of her practice is EU economic and social policy, including public procurement, state aid, free movement, immigration and asylum, and public international law. Her instructions frequently involve the interface between these areas of law on complex and often political issues. Her expertise is attested to by her entries in the legal directories across all areas of her practice. Notably, in 2019, she successfully acted in the Miller litigation challenging the prorogation of Parliament – in the Divisional Court and Supreme Court – as lead counsel for the then Shadow Attorney General. She was the only female silk to appear in that case. She is frequently instructed both by the UK Government, and by Her Majesty’s Opposition which attests to her impartiality as well as expertise. In addition to her domestic practice, Deok Joo also receives instructions from clients overseas including in respect of commercial matters. In recent years, she has appeared in the Financial Services Division of the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands defending a series of economic tort claims on behalf of Cayman National Bank and its parent company, in an environmental and constitutional law judicial review in the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands challenging the open release of genetically-modified mosquitoes, has advised commercial clients – in Malaysia – on constitutional and human rights issues (involving the expropriation of utilities’ licences), in South Korea – on EU law matters and in the Cayman Islands on the lawfulness of species conservation plans as well as on commercial matters (including share purchase agreements). She continues to advise in relation to EU law matters – whether before the Court of Justice of the European Union – or domestically. Deok Joo is a member of KCAB International’s Panel of International Arbitrators. Prior to taking silk, Deok Joo was a member of the UK Attorney General’s ‘A’ Panel of Government Counsel and has acted for most UK Government Departments. In this capacity she has appeared as sole, lead and junior counsel – in many lead cases – including before the UK Supreme Court and the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU). She is a former Référendaire at the CJEU and judicial assistant at the (UK) House of Lords and prior to coming to the Bar was a lecturer in European law at Lady Margaret Hall (Oxford University). Deok Joo is a member of the Bar European Group, Administrative Law Bar Association (former Committee member and Officer), United Kingdom Association of European Lawyers, British Institute of International and Comparative Law, British Korean Lawyers’ Association, International Association of Korean Lawyers and is a serving member of Liberty’s Conference and Appeals Committee. She is a former member of the Bar Council’s Remuneration Committee, European Committee and International Committee. She also served as a member of the Advisory Committee to the Pyeong Chang Winter Olympics (2017-2018).
Sue Hyun Lim, Moderator- 1st Grand Panel
Attorney, Kim & Chang
Sue Hyun Lim is an attorney at Kim & Chang, who specializes in international arbitration and cross-border litigation matters. During her 17+ years of career as an arbitration practitioner, she has represented international and domestic clients in diverse industries, including manufacturing, energy, sales and distribution, banking, insurance, pharmaceutical, construction, online gaming, information technology, etc. She draws her expertise from a wealth of experience in managing international disputes and advocating on behalf of clients in different forums. Over the years, she has worked as arbitration counsel, dispute advisor, arbitrator, and has overseen the international case management work at KCAB INTERNATIONAL, the international division of the Korean Commercial Arbitration Board (KCAB). Prior to joining Kim & Chang, Ms. Lim served as the first Secretary General of KCAB INTERNATIONAL, where she was in charge of the arbitral institution’s international arbitration case management process and activities promoting Seoul as an international arbitration hub. Before that, Ms. Lim led a career in private practice, working in one of the major law firms in Korea as well as the New York office of Debevoise & Plimpton LLP.
Tony Andriotis, Moderator — 2nd Grand Panel
Partner, DLA Piper; Professional & Institutional Relations Officer, Japan Commercial Arbitration Association (JCAA)
Tony Andriotis is a Partner with DLA Piper, where his primary practice focuses on international dispute resolution, and he leads the Tokyo based international arbitration group. He currently also serves as President of the Greek Chamber of Commerce in Japan and as a Board Member of the European Business Council. Tony is an Adjunct Professor at the Tokyo campus of Temple Law School, and a Part-time Lecturer at both Keio Law School (Tokyo) and Humboldt University (Berlin). He is a graduate of Cornell University and the Fordham University School of Law. Though residing in Japan for over a decade, Tony is a native of New York City, where he previously clerked for a federal judge at the United States Court of International Trade.
Stephen Mavroghenis
Partner, Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan LLP
Stephen Mavroghenis is Partner of Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan LLP. Prior to joining Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan LLP, Stephen was the head of Shearman & Sterling’s Brussels office and cohead of the Global Antitrust Group. His practice focuses on competition law and policy. Stephen’s practice focuses on EU and UK competition law, in addition to EU regulatory and intellectual property law. Stephen has extensive experience in the aviation, chemicals, energy, high-tech and information technology, pharmaceuticals and medical devices, manufacturing, and media and entertainment industries. He regularly appears in proceedings before the European Commission and the European Courts in Luxembourg. He also appears before the national competition authorities of several member states. Stephen regularly advises multinational corporations on international mergers, acquisitions, joint ventures and corporate takeovers and defends clients against allegations of cartel participation and abuses of dominance, including issues relating to refusals to deal/license, intellectual property rights, rebates, predatory and excessive pricing. Stephen also regularly counsels clients on a broad variety of business practices including licensing and supply agreements, distribution, agency and the establishment and maintenance of compliance programs. Stephen has published widely on competition issues and is a contributor to multiple legal publications, and is a frequent speaker on competition law and policy.
Steve Kim
Steve Kim is the Secretary-General of KCAB INTERNATIONAL. As a US attorney, Steve has extensive experience in the field of international arbitration, and served as the Director of the International Centre for Dispute Resolution of the American Arbitration Association (New York). During his tenure at ICDR, he helped to grow the ICDR to become the global number one international arbitration administration center. Steve also served as a senior corporate counsel for Samsung Corning Precision Material, advising on various corporate legal matters including dispute resolution, antitrust investigation, intellectual property negotiation, JV and host of other high-profile matters. Steve then went on to become the Korea country manager for CPA Global, one of the largest intellectual property legal service providers based in UK. As a country manager, Steve achieved multiple million USD in new sales and created a new business paradigm which helped CPA Global to become the largest IP service provider in Korea and other key Asian markets. Steve served as a Korea consultant for one of the largest EU law firm, assisting the firm to develop new business in Korea and made inroads to new revenue stream in the field of dispute resolution, IP, natural resources, technology and cross-border investment. Recognizing the importance of helping new companies to grow beyond the Korean market, Steve advised several start-up companies in various industries including livestock health management and blockchain technology. Steve was invited to speak in numerous conferences to speak about business management, technology, IP and other issues in various countries including China and Denmark. Steve graduated from University of California San Diego (UCSD) in 1994 and received his J.D. from St. John’s University School of Law (New York) in 1997. Steve is fluent in both English and Korean.
Arvin Lee
Partner, Wee Swee Teow LLP
Arvin Lee is a Partner of Wee Swee Teow LLP, a 110-year-old Singapore law firm. He is an Arbitrator of the Korean Commercial Arbitration Board, the Beijing Arbitration Commission, the Chinese Arbitration Association (International), and an Adjudicator of the Financial Institutions Dispute Resolution Centre (Singapore). He focuses on energy-related disputes (conventional and renewables). He has a track record of securing arbitral awards that have been enforced outside Singapore, such as in China of an SIAC award he successfully obtained for a Singapore-listed company for specific performance. Recent work includes acting as lead counsel in wind and solar disputes, and oil and gas hedging disputes, before the SIAC and the ICC; acting as co-lead counsel for a Pertamina subsidiary against a major European bank in relation to an LC dispute in excess of US$23m before the Singapore International Commercial Court; advising a third party funder in relation to a US$103m claim, and a private equity fund with an AUM in excess of US$500m on a 8-figure USD claim against a major international bank for various economic torts (including a novel one under Singapore law). He also regularly co-counsels with foreign lawyers on their Singapore-seated arbitrations and litigations. His varied publications include a piece in the Law Gazette published by the Law Society of Singapore, on how to maintain good and happy co-counsel relationships with foreign counsel. He has experience acting both for and against Indonesian entities in international arbitration, with amounts in dispute ranging from USD6 million through USD173 million. On the transactional side, he was personally instructed by Shanghai Decent Co. Ltd to be part of a transactional team to advise on a US$50 million private equity injection by the China ASEAN Fund into PT Sulawesi Mining Investama, an Indonesian company that holds Indonesia’s largest iron-nickel project and which was part-owned by the Shanghai Decent group. Arvin is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (UK) and the International Dispute Resolution Academy (HK). He holds a certificate in Hedging and Management of Energy Price Risk (2021) from the SMU Academy. He holds law degrees from Harvard (LL.M.) and the LSE (LL.B., Hons. 1st).
Braden Billiet
Senior Managing Director, FTI Consulting
Braden Billiet is based in Seoul, Korea where he leads FTI Consulting’s Economic & Financial Consulting practice. Braden joined FTI Consulting in 2010 and previously worked in the London and Singapore offices. Braden specialises in the assessment of complex damages in cases of litigation and international arbitration. He has been appointed as an expert in M&A, joint venture, business interruption, manufacturing/ distribution, and licensing disputes, and he has given oral testimony. In addition, he has managed valuations and prepared reports for a range of other matters, contentious and non-contentious. Braden is recognised as a leading expert witness in Who’s Who Legal: Arbitration (2019-2022), in which he has also been selected as a Thought Leader. Braden has worked across a wide range of industries including automobiles, banking, chemicals, computer games, construction, consumer goods, energy & power, hospitality, infrastructure, insurance, oil & gas, pharmaceuticals, telecoms, and tobacco in cases before the courts of Bahrain, Bermuda, the Cayman Islands, Singapore, and the UK as well as in CIETAC, HKIAC, ICC, ICSID, JCAA, KCAB, PCA, SIAC, and UNCITRAL arbitrations and in mediations. Braden has also advised clients on regulatory matters, market assessments, and business planning and strategy, and he has experience in producing and delivering training courses on financial modelling and valuation.
Quentin Pak
Director, Burford
Quentin Pak is a Director with responsibility for leading Burford’s office in Singapore and for expanding Burford’s resources to support clients in Asia. Mr. Pak works with corporations, law firms and insolvency practitioners in providing legal risk management and financing solutions, both in relation to Asia-based legal proceedings and for companies in the region involved in disputes in other jurisdictions. Prior to joining Burford, Mr. Pak was most recently the head of the Asia commodities business at Commonwealth Bank of Australia. His previous experience includes senior positions at major global financial institutions such as Goldman Sachs, Barclays and Deutsche Bank. Before going into banking, Mr. Pak practiced law with Allen & Overy in London and Singapore. Mr. Pak earned degrees in law and aeronautical engineering from the University of Bristol.
Robert W. Wachter
Co-head of the International Arbitration & Cross-Border Litigation Group, Lee & Ko
Robert Wachter FCIArb is co-head of the International Arbitration & Cross-Border Litigation Group at Lee & Ko in Seoul, Korea. He practices international arbitration exclusively, and has acted as counsel or arbitrator in cases brought under all of the major arbitration rules, including the ICC, KCAB, VIAC, Swiss Chambers, SIAC, LCIA, SCC, JCAA and UNCITRAL rules. Mr. Wachter is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators. He is on the panel or list of arbitrators at KCAB, SIAC, VIAC and HKIAC. He is a member of KCAB International’s International Arbitration Committee. He the current Chair Elect of the Lex Mundi LADR practice group. He is one of the co-founders of KCAB Next. Mr. Wachter has been recognized as a leading practitioner in the field of international arbitration by Chambers and Partners (Band 1), Legal 500, Asialaw, Benchmark Litigation, Asia Business Law Journal, Who’s Who Legal (Arbitration), and Who’s Who Thought Leaders (Arbitration).
Michael Collett KC
Barrister & Arbitrator, Twenty Essex
Michael Collett is a King’s Counsel practising in London and a Registered Foreign Lawyer of the Singapore International Commercial Court (SICC). He is a Fellow of the Asian Institute of Alternative Dispute Resolution and a member of the panel of arbitrators of the Singapore International Arbitration Centre and the Singapore Chamber of Maritime Arbitration. He specialises in commercial law, with a particular focus on international trade disputes. Recent experience has included disputes arising out of trade finance, relating in particular to letters of credit, security and trade credit insurance. He has recently appeared before the SICC and Singapore Court of Appeal as cocounsel with Arvin Lee of Wee Swee Teow LLP acting for a Pertamina subsidiary in relation to a substantial letter of credit dispute arising out of the collapse of a Singapore oil trader. He has been instructed by both shipowners and cargo receivers in connection with claims under delivery letters of indemnity arising out of the insolvency of commodity traders. He will shortly be appearing before the English Court of Appeal in a challenge to a GAFTA arbitration award on an important question of law about the measure of damages. He frequently acts for Korean clients, particularly in the maritime sector.
Monique Wan
Associate, Wee Swee Teow LLP
Monique Wan is a Disputes Associate focusing on energy-related litigation and arbitration in Wee Swee Teow LLP, a 109-year-old Singapore law firm. She recently acted in 2 setting aside applications of institutional arbitration awards, for an oil and gas exploration and production company against a major PRC state-owned oil company with disputed sum in excess of US$35 million, and for an established Taiwan petrochemical trader against a major global oil company in appeal before the Singapore Court of Appeal. Her current work includes acting for a Pertamina subsidiary against a major European bank in relation to an LC dispute in excess of US$23 million before the Singapore International Commercial Court (SICC), for a senior fund executive in the oil sector regarding a claim on a guarantee in an SIAC arbitration, and for an MNC in a solar power construction dispute in ICC arbitration. Monique has acted for clients in all levels of the Singapore Courts. For international arbitration, she has acted as counsel in SIAC and ICC arbitrations, and assisted the Sole Arbitrator in a Beijing Arbitration Commission (BAC) arbitration in bilingual (English and Chinese) proceedings. She holds a certificate in Hedging and Management of Energy Price Risk (2021) from the SMU Academy and a certificate in SIAC and Institutional Arbitration (2022) from the SMU Law Academy. She graduated with LL.B. (Hons.) from the University of Leeds, United Kingdom.
Leon Tay
Associate, Wee Swee Teow LLP
Leon Tay is a Disputes Associate focusing on energy-related disputes in Wee Swee Teow LLP, a 109-year-old Singapore law firm. He has recently acted in 2 arbitral award setting aside applications, one against a Big 5 global commodities house before the General Division of the High Court of Singapore and the Singapore Court of Appeal, and another (instructed by Hong Kong counsel) against two PRC stateowned oil companies before the Singapore International Commercial Court (SICC). He is hence very conversant with the current comparative jurisprudence, as well as strategies and tactics, in relation to setting aside and refusal of enforcement. On the first set of proceedings, Leon argued in Reply in the High Court, against a well-respected Senior Counsel. His other work includes acting for a Pertamina subsidiary against a major European bank in relation to an LC dispute in excess of US$23m before the SICC, and being second chair on an international institutional arbitration for a senior fund executive in the oil sector in relation to a claim on a guarantee, and for an MNC in a solar power construction dispute in ICC arbitration. He has also assisted in: (i) advising a third party funder in relation to a US$103m claim, (ii) advising a private equity fund with an AUM in excess of US$500m on a 8-figure USD claim against a major international bank for various economic torts (including a novel one under Singapore law); (iii) acting for an Australian upstream oil and gas company in its dispute against floating production services provider including an SIAC arbitration in relation to a US$7m parent company guarantee, and another SIAC arbitration (including preliminary Emergency Arbitration) in relation to a charterparty with amount in dispute (claims and counterclaims) in excess of US$10m. Last year, Leon was a trainer in a client training webinar for PetroChina on various trading issues. He also holds a certificate in Hedging and Management of Energy Price Risk (2020) from the SMU Academy and a certificate in SIAC and Institutional Arbitration (2022) from the SMU Law Academy. He graduated with an LL.B. (Hons.) from the National University of Singapore
Ronnie King
Partner, Ashurst
Ronnie has practised with Ashurst since 1984 and is one of the most experienced arbitration practitioners based in Asia with extensive experience handling arbitrations for clients in the energy, power and mining, construction, financial, telecoms, pharmaceutical and insurance and re-insurance sectors. He is well respected in the market as a highly knowledgeable expert and is best known for complex arbitration work for developers and contractors in the construction sector, as well as for conducting highly sensitive internal investigations concerning white collar crime issues such as bribery, employee fraud and sanctions evasion. He has been actively advising Korean clients with their high profile dispute matters for well over a decade, working closely alongside partners, John Kim and Huiyeon Kim. Ronnie is recognised as a leading practitioner in the market across major directories such as Chambers and Partners and Legal 500. Clients note that "he provides excellent insights on not only legal issues but also commercial issues", and appreciate Ronnie and his team's "expertise, enthusiasm, and a willingness to challenge established views." Ronnie has also been nominated as a Global Leader in Energy - Oil & Gas and National Leader in Japan - Arbitration by Who's Who Legal 2022.
Yong Seok Ahn
Partner, Lee & Ko
Yong Seok Ahn is a partner in charge of competition law, M&A and general corporate practices at Lee & Ko. Mr. Ahn was a managing partner at Lee & Ko from March 2018 to February 2022. Since joining Lee & Ko in 1989, he has represented many cases involving multinational companies which are related to Korean competition laws including cartel, merger filing, abuse of dominance and unfair trade practices before the Korean Fair Trade Commission. He continues to be very active in the field of M&A and has represented many multinational corporations in their acquisition of Korean companies. He is currently vice-president of Korean Competition Law Association. He was admitted to the Korean Bar in 1985 and the New York Bar in 1995. He received an LLB from the College of Law, Seoul National University in 1984 and LLM from the University of Michigan Law School in 1995.
Moses W. Park
Barrister, Liberty Chambers
Moses W. Park is a dispute resolution lawyer practicing as a barrister (trial advocate) based in Hong Kong. His practice mainly focuses on conduct and resolution of cross-border and international commercial arbitration and litigation. He has handled a broad spectrum of commercial work with an emphasis on civil fraud, assettracing /recovery, enforcement of foreign arbitral awards/judgments, family office as well as shareholder disputes. Moses has expertise concerning recovery strategies and emergency relief measures related to fraud including Mareva injunctions, Norwich Pharmacal orders and asset tracing proceedings. He is well versed in the enforcement of foreign judgments and arbitral awards process in Hong Kong. His clients have included multi-national corporations and businesses as well as high and ultra-high net worth individuals. Moses specialises in multi-jurisdictional financial crime and regulatory matters. He advises financial institutions on cross-border fraud and asset recovery related issues and has particular expertise in conducting complex multi-jurisdictional asset tracing. His experience spans a wide range of industry sectors, particularly, financial services, family offices and private equity funds. His work extends to regulatory fields (providing advice on matters governed by securities and banking legislation). Lately, he has been advising international clients on regulatory issues relating to overnance and regulation of family offices. He is currently serving in the Committee of Arbitration at the Hong Kong Bar, the Committee of Commercial Law & Practice at the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) Hong Kong.
Olga Boltenko
Partner, Fangda Partners
Ms. Boltenko is an investment and trade lawyer with over ten years of experience in public international law and investor-State dispute resolution. She has acted as legal counsel in investor-state disputes under the auspices of the Permanent Court of Arbitration, the ICSID, the SCC, the ICC, the LCIA, and as tribunal secretary in dozens of commercial disputes in a wide array of industries including oil and gas, mining, infrastructure, construction, telecommunications and pharmaceuticals, across Asia and beyond. Ms. Boltenko teaches a master of laws degree in arbitration and ADR with a focus on Belt & Road investment law at The University of Hong Kong. She is also a professor of law at the Royal University of Law and Economics in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, where she teaches a course in investment law at the dual degree program with the Free University of Brussels. Ms. Boltenko is listed as an arbitrator on the panels of the HKIAC, SIAC, AIAC, CIETAC, AFSA (Arbitration Foundation of Southern Africa), XAAC (Xi’An Arbitration Commission) and RSPP (Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs).
Kang Young Min
Partner, Yoon & Yang LLC
Young Min Kang is a partner at Yoon & Yang LLC and his main practice areas include cartels, abuse of market dominance, Korea’s unique regulations on large conglomerates, unfair trade practices which includes unfair assistance through internal trading, subcontracts, large-scale distribution business that encompasses sales through online platforms and wholesale markets and compliance, etc. Mr. Kang has been dealing with antitrust cases for about 10 years and has represented Korea’s leading corporate groups especially in responding to investigations on internal transactions, cartels and unfair transactions in a wide range of industries. Young Min Kang has also been a co-author of Korean Chapter on Merger Control of the Chambers and Partners Global Practice Guides for 4 consecutive years.
David Lee
Partner, Senior Foreign Attorney, Yoon & Yang LLP
David is a senior foreign attorney at Yoon & Yang LLP, a leading full service law firm in Korea. He has over 15 years’ experience in all aspects of commercial law, both as an in-house lawyer and in private practice. As part of the corporate advisory group at Yoon & Yang, David assists clients in respect of both outbound and inbound work on all aspects of legal matters. Before joining Yoon & Yang, David was a Managing Counsel at the Hyundai Heavy Industries Group based in its Ulsan shipyard. There, he dealt with various legal issues in different jurisdictions. A large part of his role was being involved at all stages of various construction projects including negotiating EPC contracts and managing international arbitrations and litigation in various parts of the world. Before moving to Korea, David was a legal counsel at a large Australian publicly listed oil and gas company and an associate at a specialist commercial law firm in South Australia. David is an Australian qualified lawyer and graduated from the University of Adelaide with a double degree in law and commerce.
Jaesung Lee
Partner, Deloitte Korea
Jaesung Lee is the lead partner in Deloitte Korea’s Disputes Support practice specializing in but not limited to providing Forensic and Data Analytics solutions for dispute assignments with a particular interest within the Nuclear and EPC sector. He is a Member of KCAB’s Panel of International Arbitrators, a Member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators and holds a degree in Nuclear Engineering from Hanyang University and a Masters in Quantity Surveying from Kingston University. Jaesung has over 17 years’ experience spanning construction disputes, nuclear projects, shipping operations and claim management. He has successfully dealt with several multi-million dollar LCIA arbitration claims in the nuclear projects field and has experience acting as an expert within an arbitration case in the oil & gas sector.

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