Dr. Hyun KIM
Dr. Hyun KIM




ADDRESS :

Sechang & Co.
16Floor, Opulence Bldg, 254 Seocho-daero, Seocho-gu, Seoul 06647, Korea
Telephone : (822) 595-7121  Facsimile : (822) 595-9626, 591-8456
E-mail: hyunkim@sechanglaw.com

EDUCATION :

  • University of Washington Law School, Ph.D., 1990.
  • University of Washington Law School, LL.M., 1985.
  • Cornell Law School, LL.M., 1984.
  • Seoul National University Law School, LL.M., 1983.
  • Seoul National University Law School, LL.B., 1980.

ACTIVITIES AND EXPERIENCES :

  • Senior Partner :
    Sechang & Co.
  • Area of Emphasis :
    Corporate; commercial; banking and financing; insurance; technology;
  • insurance; litigation and arbitration; maritime; aviation.
  • Admitted to Practice Law :
    Korea, 1988; New York, 1991, Patent Attorney, 2000.
  • Member :
    Korea International Trade Law Association
    Korean Air Law Association;
    Proctor Member of the U.S. Maritime Law Association
    Jungdong Rotary Club.
    Korean Bar Association, Seoul Bar Association
  • Legal Adviser :
    Ministry of Oceans and Fisheries, Korea Shipping Association, KSS Line, Korea Pilots Association, Pulmuone Food. Co., Mokpo New Port Co., Pohang New Port Co., Univera Co.
  • Lecturer :
    Chungnam University College of Law, 1992.
    Hollym University College of Law, 1993.
    Judicial Training & Research Institute, Korean Supreme Court, 1999 – 2009.
    Adjunct Professor, Chung-Ang University, Dept. of Shipping & Logistics, 2006 – 2007.
    Adjunct Professor, Inha University Law School, 2008 – 2016.
    Adjunct Professor, Sungkyunkwan University Law School, 2015 – 2017.

LEGAL EXPERIENCES :

  • President, Korean Bar Association, 2017 – 2019.
  • President, Lawyers and Professors Supporting Punitive Damages, 2016 – present.
  • Civilian member, the Dokdo Sustainable Use Committee, 2014 – 2017.
  • President, Korean POWs Repatriation Commission, 2013 – 2017.
  • Advisor, Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs, 2013 – 2016.
  • President, Korea Construction Vision Forum, 2011 –2017.
  • President, University of Washington Alumni Association of Korea, 2010 – 2016.
  • President, With Consumers, 2010 – 2017.
  • Member, Cornell University Council, 2009 – 2013.
  • President, Seoul Bar Association, 2009 – 2011.
  • President, Seoul Jeongdong Rotary Club, 2008 – 2009.
  • Outside Director, Hanjin Heavy Industries & Construction, 2008 –2017.
  • Advisor, Minister of Ministry of Justice, 2007 – 2009.
  • Country Councillor, International Bar Association, 2007 – 2009.
  • Secretary General, Korean Bar Association, 2007 – 2008.
  • President, Cornell Club of Korea, 2006 - 2008.
  • Mediator, Seoul Central District Court, 2004 - 2013.
  • Vice President, Korean Cancer Association, 2007- present.
  • Advisor, Ministry of Science & Technology, 2003 - 2009.
  • Vice President, Korea Arbitrators’ Association, 2003.
  • Vice President, Korea Logistics Society, 2003.
  • Advisor, Incheon International Airport , 2002.
  • Director, National Federation of Fisheries Cooperatives, 2001.
  • Counsel, Korea Container Terminal Authority/Kwangyang Harbor SOC Project, 2001.
  • Arbitrator, London Court of International Arbitration, 2000 – present.
  • Mediator, Seoul High Court, 1999-2013.
  • Arbitrator, Korea Commercial Arbitration Board, 1999- present.
  • Attorney, Yoon & Partners, Seoul, 1991-1992.
  • Attorney, Shin & Kim, Seoul, 1998-1990.
  • Foreign Legal Consultant, Bogle & Gates, Seattle, 1985.

SPEAKER :

  • Speech on “Recent Developments of Korean Maritime Law” at East Asia Maritime Law Forum on September 10, 2011.
  • Speech on “Recent Maritime Precedents” at Korea Commercial Arbitration Board Seminar on 27 June 2006.
  • Speech at the Seoul Conference of Lawasia on 8 September, 1999.
  • Speech at the International Bar Association General Meeting, 1997.
  • Speech at the Panama Maritime Law Associations Annual Meeting, 1996.
  • Speech on "Time Bar in Korea" at the Singapore Conference of the Inter-Pacific Bar Association on 5 May, 1994.
  • Speech on "Procedures for Seeking Securities from Time Charterers in Korea" at the Melbourne Conference of the International Bar Association on 11 October, 1994.

BOOK :

  • Basic Text on Maritime Law in Korea, 6th ed. (Co-authored by Former Chief Justice Sang-Hyun Song of ICC; Pakyoung Publishing Co., 2022).
  • Overview of Korean Precedents on Construction Law, 3d ed. (Bumwoosa Publishing Co., 2012)
  • Ocean Carriage of Goods by Sea (Co-authored by Prof. Suh and President Jeong; Pakyoung Publishing Co., 2009).

ARTICLE :

  • “A Study on the Efficient Management of Intellectual Property Rights on IT R&D Projects,” Institute of Information Technology Assessment (2004).
  • “Stock Option,” 288 Korean Bar Ass’n Journal 50 (2000).
  • “Non-disclosure of the Assured,” 57 Justice 180 (2000).
  • “Misuse of Trademarks,” 227 Korean Bar Ass’n Journal 76 (1995).
  • “Shipowner’s Limitation of Liability,” 6 Univ. of San Francisco Maritime Law Journal 357 (1994).

AWARD :

  • Order of National Merit, Camellia Medal, 2021
  • Arbitrator of the Year, 2020.
  • Cornellian of the Year, 2019.
  • Award, Prime Minister, 2012.
  • Alumni of the Year Award, Univ. of Washington Alumni Association of Korea, 2009.
  • Award, Minister of Ministry of Construction & Transportation, 2007.
  • Presidential Award, 1997.

WHO’S WHO :

  • Marquis WHO’s WHO, 2000 - present.
  • Marquis Who’s Who in Finance and Business, 2008-2009.
  • Marquis Who’s Who in the World, 2009.
  • International WHO’s WHO of Professionals, 2004 - present.
  • International Who’s Who of Shipping & Maritime Lawyers, 2007 - present.

 

 

 

 

 

Sechang & Co.
16Floor, Opulence Bldg, 254 Seocho-daero, Seocho-gu, Seoul 06647, Korea
TEL: 822-595-7121   FAX: 822-595-9626   E-mail:hyunkim@sechanglaw.com