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Kim & Chang Wins “Arbitration Award” – Money Today’s Inaugural Korea Legal Awards

06 Mar 2018

On March 6, Kim & Chang received the “Arbitration Award” at the inaugural Korea Legal Awards co-hosted by Money Today, a leading Korean economic newspaper, and Korea In-house Counsel Association (“KICA”). 

The Korea Legal Awards evaluated litigation, advisory and arbitration cases based on the following criteria: innovative approach, significance of case, and degree of public contribution.  Ten experts from a diverse range of fields participated in the evaluation process to choose the winning law firms and lawyers. 

Kim & Chang's International Arbitration & Cross-Border Litigation Practice (“Arbitration Practice”) was recognized for successfully representing a Korean shipbuilding company in an ad-hoc arbitration in London against a foreign shipping company without the assistance of a UK law firm.  This award demonstrates the outstanding expertise of our firm’s Arbitration Practice and practitioners. 

About the Korea Legal Awards:  The Korea Legal Awards, hosted for the first time this year, was co-hosted by Money Today and KICA.  It was co-organized by Naver Law, and sponsored by the Seoul Bar Association, Korea Chamber of Commerce and Industry ("KORCHAM"), and Korea Commercial Arbitration Board.  The awards ceremony took place at KORCHAM in Seoul.

About Kim & Chang’s Arbitration Practice:  With extensive experience in representing both domestic and overseas clients in international arbitration across the globe, Kim & Chang’s Arbitration Practice is dedicated to developing client-centered strategies, and has successfully represented clients in Korean courts as well as on cross-border litigation matters.