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Elizabeth J. SHIN

Foreign Attorney
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Expertise

International Arbitration

Languages

Korean and English

Introduction

Elizabeth Shin is a member of our International Arbitration & Cross-Border Litigation Group. She advises clients on a broad range of issues in international arbitration conducted under the rules of leading international arbitral institutions, including the ICC, LCIA, SIAC, KCAB and SCC.

 

Her practice mainly focuses on cross-border disputes arising out of various types of contracts, such as sale and purchase agreements, lease agreements and distribution agreements, across a wide range of industry sectors.

 

She was selected to train as an advisor to the Citizen’s Advice Bureau at the Royal Courts of Justice in London and is a member of LCIA’s Young International Arbitration Group (YIAG).

Representative Cases

  • Represented a Korean subsidiary of a leading British beauty and cosmetics company against an Irish company in a matter concerning a distribution agreement
  • Represented a Korean art and design company against organisers of a high-end art show in a copyright dispute 
  • Represented a Hong Kong company against a Korean premium food and retail company in a SIAC arbitration concerning franchise and license rights 
  • Represents a leading Japanese electronics company against a Korean chemical company in an ICC arbitration concerning a patent license agreement
  • Represents the chairman of a Korean conglomerate against foreign shareholders in two separate ICC arbitrations seated in Seoul
  • Represents the Republic of Korea against a global investment company in a high-profile investor-state dispute
  • Represents a major Korean construction company against an Egyptian company in an ICC arbitration seated in London
  • Represented a Korean power plant equipment supplier against a state-owned Russian engineering company in an SCC arbitration seated in Stockholm
  • Represented a Korean steel pipe manufacturer against a Norwegian shipping company in a SIAC arbitration in Singapore
  • Represented an Austrian steel & alloy producer against a Korean steel manufacturer in a KCAB arbitration seated in Seoul
  • Represented a major Korean rolling stock manufacturer against a state-owned Indian railway company in an ICC arbitration seated in Singapore
  • Represented a Polish camera manufacturer and distributor against a Korean lens manufacturer in a KCAB arbitration seated in Seoul
  • Represented a Korean mobile services provider against two Chinese mobile games companies in an ICC arbitration seated in Hong Kong
  • Represented a leading Korean automotive company as co-counsel against a Norwegian distributor in a Norwegian court litigation
  • Represented a major Korean plant equipment manufacturer against an Omani engineering company in an ICC arbitration seated in London

Education

2010  University of London (LLM)
2008  Brierly Price Prior (BPP) Law School
2007  University of Southampton (LLB)

Work Experience

2015-Present  Lee & Ko
2015  Clifford Chance

Admissions

Admitted to bar, New York: 2015

Publications / Presentations