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Jin Hong LEE Attorney

T.+82-2-3703-1084 F.+82-2-737-9091/9092
Jin Hong LEE Attorney
Jin Hong LEE Attorney

Jin Hong LEEAttorney

T.+82-2-3703-1084 F.+82-2-737-9091/9092 E.chlee@kimchang.com

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Bio

Jin Hong Lee is an attorney specializing in shipping and insurance industries and international trade-related court actions and arbitrations. 

Mr. Lee has handled numerous marine accidents, carriage cases and charter party disputes and marine insurance cases mainly for shipowners and P&I clubs and various underwriters. 

Since joining Kim & Chang in 1985, he has successfully handled many cases involving various maritime matters, insurance/reinsurance disputes, litigations and arbitrations over international trade disputes. 

Outside of the firm, he was a professor at Dong-A University from 2005 to 2007 and a lecturer at the Judicial Research and Training Institute of the Supreme Court of Korea and other various universities. 

Mr. Lee is the author of many publications and a member of various associations and committees, including the Korean Bar Association, Korean Commercial Arbitration Board, Korean Marine Safety Tribunal Collision Liability Assessment Committee and the Korean Supreme Court’s International Treaty Committee. 

Mr. Lee received a Shipping Law Diploma from UCL, University of London, an LL.M. from the Graduate School of Law, Seoul National University and his LL.B. from the College of Law, Seoul National University. He also attended the Judicial Research and Training Institute of the Supreme Court of Korea and worked at the San Francisco office of Lillik & Charles. Mr. Lee is admitted to the Korean bar. 

Profile

Experience

Lecturer, Graduate School of Logistics, Chung-Ang University (2011-Present)

Member, Korean Marine Safety Tribunal Collision Liability Assessment Committee (2006-2010)

Member, Korean Supreme Court's International Treaty Committee (2006-2010)

Arbitrator, Korean Commercial Arbitration Board (2004-Present)

Professor, Dong-A University (2005-2007)

Lecturer, Judicial Research and Training Institute (2001-2004)

Lillik & Charles, San Francisco (1992.9.-1993.2.)

Kim & Chang (1985-Present)

Judge Advocate, Republic of Korea Army (1982-1985)

Representative Mattersshow

  • Advised on a large-scale oil spill incident of M/V Hebei Spirit. 
  • Advised on collision of M/V Wu Yi San. 
  • Advised on various marine incident cases, including sinking of M/V Sewol. 
  • Advised on claims for damages from fire that broke out onboard M/V Asian Empire and M/V STX Changxing Rose, among others. 
  • Advised on other maritime issues, including insurance and trade-related disputes.

Representative Activitiesshow

Awards

  • Leading Lawyer, Who’s Who Legal: Korea, Shipping (Who’s Who Legal, 2019) 
  • Leading Individual, The Legal 500 Asia Pacific, Shipping (Legalease, 2017-2018) 
  • Leading Individual, Chambers Asia-Pacific, Shipping (Chambers and Partners, 2017-2019)

Education

    UCL, University of London (Shipping Law Diploma, 1992)

    Graduate School of Law, Seoul National University (LL.M., 1986)

    Judicial Research and Training Institute of the Supreme Court of Korea (1982)

    College of Law, Seoul National University (LL.B., 1980)

Qualifications

    Admitted to bar, Korea, 1982

Languages

English and Korean

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Attorney


T. +82-2-3703-1084      
F. +82-2-737-9091/9092
     


  




Jin Hong Lee is an attorney specializing in shipping and insurance industries and international trade-related court actions and arbitrations. 

Mr. Lee has handled numerous marine accidents, carriage cases and charter party disputes and marine insurance cases mainly for shipowners and P&I clubs and various underwriters. 

Since joining Kim & Chang in 1985, he has successfully handled many cases involving various maritime matters, insurance/reinsurance disputes, litigations and arbitrations over international trade disputes. 

Outside of the firm, he was a professor at Dong-A University from 2005 to 2007 and a lecturer at the Judicial Research and Training Institute of the Supreme Court of Korea and other various universities. 

Mr. Lee is the author of many publications and a member of various associations and committees, including the Korean Bar Association, Korean Commercial Arbitration Board, Korean Marine Safety Tribunal Collision Liability Assessment Committee and the Korean Supreme Court’s International Treaty Committee. 

Mr. Lee received a Shipping Law Diploma from UCL, University of London, an LL.M. from the Graduate School of Law, Seoul National University and his LL.B. from the College of Law, Seoul National University. He also attended the Judicial Research and Training Institute of the Supreme Court of Korea and worked at the San Francisco office of Lillik & Charles. Mr. Lee is admitted to the Korean bar. 






    Lecturer, Graduate School of Logistics, Chung-Ang University (2011-Present)

    Member, Korean Marine Safety Tribunal Collision Liability Assessment Committee (2006-2010)

    Member, Korean Supreme Court's International Treaty Committee (2006-2010)

    Arbitrator, Korean Commercial Arbitration Board (2004-Present)

    Professor, Dong-A University (2005-2007)

    Lecturer, Judicial Research and Training Institute (2001-2004)

    Lillik & Charles, San Francisco (1992.9.-1993.2.)

    Kim & Chang (1985-Present)

    Judge Advocate, Republic of Korea Army (1982-1985)






  •   Advised on a large-scale oil spill incident of M/V Hebei Spirit. 
  •   Advised on collision of M/V Wu Yi San. 
  •   Advised on various marine incident cases, including sinking of M/V Sewol. 
  •   Advised on claims for damages from fire that broke out onboard M/V Asian Empire and M/V STX Changxing Rose, among others. 
  •   Advised on other maritime issues, including insurance and trade-related disputes.





Awards

  •   Leading Lawyer, Who’s Who Legal: Korea, Shipping (Who’s Who Legal, 2019) 
  •   Leading Individual, The Legal 500 Asia Pacific, Shipping (Legalease, 2017-2018) 
  •   Leading Individual, Chambers Asia-Pacific, Shipping (Chambers and Partners, 2017-2019)





Education

    UCL, University of London (Shipping Law Diploma, 1992)

    Graduate School of Law, Seoul National University (LL.M., 1986)

    Judicial Research and Training Institute of the Supreme Court of Korea (1982)

    College of Law, Seoul National University (LL.B., 1980)


Qualifications

    Admitted to bar, Korea, 1982


Languages
  •    English and Korean





Shipping ,  Insurance