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Sanghoon HAN

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Expertise

International Arbitration, International Litigation, Labor & Employment, Foreign Investment, Mergers & Acquisitions

Languages

Korean and English

Introduction

As a partner in Lee & Ko’s International Arbitration & Cross-border Litigation Group, Sanghoon Han handles a wide variety of international arbitration cases, and has represented both Korean and foreign clients in arbitration proceedings conducted under a number of leading international arbitration rule systems, including those of the Korean Commercial Arbitration Board (KCAB), the Singapore International Arbitration Centre (SIAC), the London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA), the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) and the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC).

 

In addition to his arbitration-related practice, Mr. Han has extensive experience as a legal advisor on labor law, M&A, corporate governance and foreign investment matters and advises clients on legal issues relating to all facets of corporate/business operations, including incorporation, corporate governance, regulatory compliance, mergers, restructuring, liquidation and dissolution matters.  

Education

2020-Present  Seoul National University, Graduate School of Law – S.J.D., International Law 

2017 Stanford Law School, LL.M.

2016 Korea University Graduate School of Labor Studies, Master of Law

2014 International Arbitration Academy, National University of Singapore

2009 Judicial Research & Training Institute, Supreme Court of Korea

2006 Yonsei University – B.A. Political Science and Diplomacy

Work Experience

2018-Present  Lee & Ko

2020-Present Arbitrator for KCAB INTERNATIONAL

2017-2018  Kobre & Kim, New York

2016-2018  Representative of Korea for IBA Young Lawyers Committee

2016 Arbitrator for 13th Annual Willem C. Vis International Arbitration Moot

2015-2016  Korean Bar Association Spokesperson

2012-2018  Shin & Kim

2011-2012  In-house counsel of Samsung Electronics, Co., Ltd.

2009-2011  Shin & Kim

Admissions

Admitted to Bar: Korea (2009); California (2018)

Publications / Presentations

  • Prohibition against Predetermination of Penalty for Breach of Contract under the Labor Standards Act (Master’s thesis, 2016)