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Byung-Suk CHUNG Attorney

T.+82-2-3703-1103 F.+82-2-737-9091/9092
Byung-Suk CHUNG Attorney
Byung-Suk CHUNG Attorney

Byung-Suk CHUNGAttorney

T.+82-2-3703-1103 F.+82-2-737-9091/9092 E.bschung@kimchang.com

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Byung-Suk Chung is an attorney at Kim & Chang. He practices primarily in shipping, shipbuilding, insurance and international trade and related international arbitration & cross-border litigation.

Mr. Chung has handled numerous maritime law cases, insurance and reinsurance disputes, domestic and cross-border litigation, and arbitrations involving international trade disputes.

Mr. Chung has been an arbitrator on the Korean Commercial Arbitration Board since 1994 and the mediator of Seoul Central District Court since 1994. He has served as the President of Korea Maritime Law Association (2012-2014) and has served as the President of the Korean Private International Law Association since 2015. Mr. Chung currently teaches maritime law at Seoul National University Law School and Korea University Law School as an adjunct professor.

Mr. Chung has authored various publications, including “Shipping & International Trade Law Korea Chapter” (Thomson Reuters). Also, he has been consistently recognized as a “Leading” attorney by both Chambers Global and Chambers Asia-Pacific.

Mr. Chung received an LL.M. from University College London in 1987 and an LL.B. from the College of Law, Seoul National University in 1977. He also attended the Graduate School of Law, Seoul National University in 1980 and the Judicial Research and Training Institute of the Supreme Court of Korea in 1980. He is admitted to the Korea bar.

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Experience

Adjunct Professor, Korea University, School of Law (2015.3.-Present)

Member of the Committee to Reform the Private International Act, Ministry of Justice (2014.6.-Present)

Member of the Committee to Reform the Provisions of the Korean Commercial Code on Marine Insurance, Ministry of Justice (2014.5.-Present)

Adjunct Professor, Maritime Law, Seoul National University School of Law (2013-Present)

President of Korea Maritime Law Association (2012.4.-2014.4.)

Member of the Committee for Transportation Law, Ministry of Justice (2011.2.-Present)

Vice-President of Korea Private International Law Association (2009-Present)

Member of the Committee to Reform the Maritime Chapter of the Korean Commercial Code, Ministry of Justice (2004.9.-2006)

Korean Delegate to UNCITRAL Working Group III on Transportation Law (2003.4.)

Member of the Committee for studying the International Transactions Law, Ministry of Justice (2002.2.-Present)

Member of the Committee for Reforming the Conflict of Laws of Korea, Ministry of Justice (2000.6.-2001.5.)

Member of the Committee for Consulting the Policy, Ministry of Maritime Affairs & Fisheries

Lecturer, Korea University Law School on Maritime Law

Lecturer, Graduate School of International Legal Affairs, Kyung Hee University

Lecturer, Judicial Research and Training Institute of the Supreme Court

Mediator, Seoul Central District Court (1998-Present)

Arbitrator, Korean Commercial Arbitration Board (1994-Present)

Associated with Haight, Gardner, Poor and Havens, New York (1987.9.-1988.3.)

Kim & Chang (1980-Present)

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Publications/Activities
    • European Lawyer Reference - Shipping & International Trade Law (First edition 2011): "Korea" chapter (Thomson Reuters, 2011)
    • Transnational Litigation: A Practitioner's Guide (Co-author, Oceana Publications, Inc., 2003)
    • Provisional Remedies in International Commercial Arbitration (Co-author, De Gruyter, 1994)

Education

    University College London (LL.M., 1987)

    Judicial Research and Training Institute of the Supreme Court of Korea (1980)

    Graduate School of Law, Seoul National University (1980)

    College of Law, Seoul National University (LL.B., 1977)

Qualifications

    Admitted to bar, Korea, 1980

Languages

Korean, English and Japanese

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Byung-Suk CHUNG
Attorney


T. +82-2-3703-1103      
F. +82-2-737-9091/9092
     


  




Byung-Suk Chung is an attorney at Kim & Chang. He practices primarily in shipping, shipbuilding, insurance and international trade and related international arbitration & cross-border litigation.

Mr. Chung has handled numerous maritime law cases, insurance and reinsurance disputes, domestic and cross-border litigation, and arbitrations involving international trade disputes.

Mr. Chung has been an arbitrator on the Korean Commercial Arbitration Board since 1994 and the mediator of Seoul Central District Court since 1994. He has served as the President of Korea Maritime Law Association (2012-2014) and has served as the President of the Korean Private International Law Association since 2015. Mr. Chung currently teaches maritime law at Seoul National University Law School and Korea University Law School as an adjunct professor.

Mr. Chung has authored various publications, including “Shipping & International Trade Law Korea Chapter” (Thomson Reuters). Also, he has been consistently recognized as a “Leading” attorney by both Chambers Global and Chambers Asia-Pacific.

Mr. Chung received an LL.M. from University College London in 1987 and an LL.B. from the College of Law, Seoul National University in 1977. He also attended the Graduate School of Law, Seoul National University in 1980 and the Judicial Research and Training Institute of the Supreme Court of Korea in 1980. He is admitted to the Korea bar.






    Adjunct Professor, Korea University, School of Law (2015.3.-Present)

    Member of the Committee to Reform the Private International Act, Ministry of Justice (2014.6.-Present)

    Member of the Committee to Reform the Provisions of the Korean Commercial Code on Marine Insurance, Ministry of Justice (2014.5.-Present)

    Adjunct Professor, Maritime Law, Seoul National University School of Law (2013-Present)

    President of Korea Maritime Law Association (2012.4.-2014.4.)

    Member of the Committee for Transportation Law, Ministry of Justice (2011.2.-Present)

    Vice-President of Korea Private International Law Association (2009-Present)

    Member of the Committee to Reform the Maritime Chapter of the Korean Commercial Code, Ministry of Justice (2004.9.-2006)

    Korean Delegate to UNCITRAL Working Group III on Transportation Law (2003.4.)

    Member of the Committee for studying the International Transactions Law, Ministry of Justice (2002.2.-Present)

    Member of the Committee for Reforming the Conflict of Laws of Korea, Ministry of Justice (2000.6.-2001.5.)

    Member of the Committee for Consulting the Policy, Ministry of Maritime Affairs & Fisheries

    Lecturer, Korea University Law School on Maritime Law

    Lecturer, Graduate School of International Legal Affairs, Kyung Hee University

    Lecturer, Judicial Research and Training Institute of the Supreme Court

    Mediator, Seoul Central District Court (1998-Present)

    Arbitrator, Korean Commercial Arbitration Board (1994-Present)

    Associated with Haight, Gardner, Poor and Havens, New York (1987.9.-1988.3.)

    Kim & Chang (1980-Present)






Publications/Activities

  •   European Lawyer Reference - Shipping & International Trade Law (First edition 2011): "Korea" chapter (Thomson Reuters, 2011)
  •   Transnational Litigation: A Practitioner's Guide (Co-author, Oceana Publications, Inc., 2003)
  •   Provisional Remedies in International Commercial Arbitration (Co-author, De Gruyter, 1994)





Education

    University College London (LL.M., 1987)

    Judicial Research and Training Institute of the Supreme Court of Korea (1980)

    Graduate School of Law, Seoul National University (1980)

    College of Law, Seoul National University (LL.B., 1977)


Qualifications

    Admitted to bar, Korea, 1980


Languages
  •    Korean, English and Japanese





International Arbitration & Cross-Border Litigation ,  Shipping ,  Shipping Litigation ,  Insurance ,  Insolvency & Restructuring Litigation ,  Insurance Litigation