Korea: Shipping 2019

Our research into the Korean shipping market sees eight outstanding individuals listed in our guide for their work on matters including charter party disputes, ship finance and marine insurance.

Kim & Chang’s Jin Hong Lee is a go-to lawyer in the space who is credited for his wide-ranging experience on contentious matters such as marine accidents and charter party disputes.
Byung Suk Chung is a leading name in the jurisdiction who is commended by peers for his impressive handling of international arbitration and litigation arising out of the shipping sector.

Choi & Kim’s CJ Kim is known for his first-rate practice, which features broad expertise on cross-border litigation and marine insurance matters.
JH Choi is a prominent figure in the market whose practice sees him engaged in issues ranging from marine insurance to international arbitration and litigation proceedings.

At Lee & Ko, Woo Young Jung is a greatly respected figure in the market who is applauded by peers for his profound expertise on financing transactions.
Jin Young Jung is looked upon with enormous favour by sources thanks to his in-depth knowledge of maritime litigation and related commodities issues.

Stephenson Harwood’s Michael Kim is greatly respected by market sources who highlight him for his excellent work on charter party disputes and marine insurance issues.

Hyun Kim of Sechang & Co has a strong reputation in the shipping market, with respondents lauding his superb ability on financing arrangements as well as on sector-related litigation and arbitration.

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