Biography • Arbitration
BC Yoon is a partner of Kim & Chang and head of the firm's international arbitration practice group.
Mr Yoon is a board member of the Singapore International Arbitration Centre (SIAC). He also serves on the arbitration panels of the ICSID, SIAC, ICDR, CIETAC, KCAB and the HKIAC. In addition to his international career, his expertise in the field has been highly valued in Korea where he is a vice chairman of the Korean Council for International Arbitration and also taught at Seoul National University College of Law as an adjunct professor.
Before joining Kim & Chang, Mr Yoon served as a judge at the Seoul District Court of Korea. He has represented Kim & Chang's clients in more than 150 arbitration cases in various jurisdictions in Asia, Europe and the United States and under the rules of arbitral institutions including the ICC, LCIA, ICDR, SIAC, LMAA, JCAA and the KCAB. Mr Yoon has been appointed as chair or co-arbitrator in several domestic and international arbitration proceedings in Korea. He frequently speaks and publishes on international arbitration issues.
He is consistently recommended as a leading practitioner in his field by various legal directories including Chambers Asia
and Legal 500
, The International Who's Who of Commercial Arbitration
and Euromoney's Expert Guides
, for commercial arbitration and litigation. He has been ranked as "Star Individual" in the dispute resolution: international arbitration section in Chambers Global
Mr Yoon received his legal education at Seoul National University Law College (LLB, LLM) and Harvard Law School (LLM). He is admitted to the Korean and New York Bar, and speaks Korean and English.
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