Kap - You (Kevin) Kim is a senior partner of Bae, Kim & Lee LLC, who is head of the International Arbitration & Litigation Practice Group.
Kevin is a Vice President of the ICC Court and was appointed as the first LCIA Court Member from Korea in 2007 and served the position for 5 years. He is now Governing Board Member and Co-chair of Audit Committee of the International Council for Commercial Arbitration (ICCA), President of the ICC Korea Arbitration Committee, President of KCAB International Arbitration Committee.
He has acted as counsel, presiding arbitrator, co-arbitrator or sole arbitrator in many dozens of international arbitrations under various rules including ICSID, ICC, LCIA, AAA (ICDR), SIAC, HKIAC, LMAA, JCAA, UNCITRAL and KCAB. He served as lead counsel in a case that was awarded “Arbitration Win of the Year 2010” by the Global Arbitration Review.
Kevin is serving as lead counsel for Korean government in an ICSID case where Loan Star Funds pursued USD 5 billion dollar claim against Korean government.
Chambers Asia reports that Kevin is "one of the most respected figures in the Asian arbitration space" and "the best Korean lawyer in the field of arbitration in Asia," according to clients. He is recognized by Chambers as a “Star Individual” in dispute resolution (2010-2015) and has also been repeatedly recognized in Who’s Who Legal (2006-2015) and Asia-Pacific Legal 500 (2005-2015).