Sodam KIM

  • Attorney
  • T. +82-2-3404-7648
  • F. +82-2-3404-7308
  • E. sodam.kim@bkl.co.kr

Overview

Sodam Kim is an associate at Bae, Kim & Lee LLC. Ms. Kim's practice focuses on international arbitration and litigation, and fair trade. Ms. Kim completed the International Exchange Program in International and Comparative Business Law at Bucerius Law School in Hamburg, Germany in 2012, where she gained knowledge in international affairs. She earned her LL.B. from Seoul National University in 2013 and completed the 44th Judicial Research and Training Institute course in 2015. Whilst at Seoul National University, she acted as an editor for a human rights news monitoring site operated by Korean Human Rights Foundation. As a member of BKL's Pro Bono Committee, Ms. Kim actively participates in various pro bono activities.

Representative Experience

2015-Present Bae, Kim & Lee LLC

Representative Matters

Advised on preparing for an international arbitration to defend against liability for repair of defects due to defects in boilers manufactured by company A, and advised on preparing for and provided assistance in the ICC mediation between the parties (closed by agreement at the mediation stage)
Handled an international arbitration regarding company B's liability for repair of defects due to defects in boilers manufactured by company BA
Handled an international arbitration regarding liability for repair of defects due to defects in parts of a drillship manufactured by company C and a delay in payment for goods (closed by agreement between the parties)
Handled an international arbitration in relation to company D's claim for settlement money due to company DA's termination of a subcontract
Handled an international arbitration involving post-M&A disputes related to the acquisition of a domestic company between private equity funds
Advised on preparing for an international arbitration to defend against liability for repair of defects due to defects in boilers manufactured by company A, and advised on preparing for and provided assistance in the ICC mediation between the parties (closed by agreement at the mediation stage)
Handled an international arbitration regarding company B's liability for repair of defects due to defects in boilers manufactured by company BA
Handled an international arbitration regarding liability for repair of defects due to defects in parts of a drillship manufactured by company C and a delay in payment for goods (closed by agreement between the parties)
Handled an international arbitration in relation to company D's claim for settlement money due to company DA's termination of a subcontract
Handled an international arbitration involving post-M&A disputes related to the acquisition of a domestic company between private equity funds
Represented a foreign defense industry company in an international arbitration involving hardware/software supply contracts
Represented a Korean construction company in litigation seeking payment of service fees against company E in Singapore
Represented a client in a Korean arbitration case regarding a claim for settlement money related to Gwangyang Sepung Industrial Complex
Represented a client in litigation seeking payment of service fees in relation to Uiwang Urban Corporation's urban development project in Uiwang-si
Represented a client in litigation regarding a damages claim related to oil pollution of the land
Advised on a settlement agreement signed in relation to the claim regarding the quality of cables in a ship
Represented a client in an international arbitration due to termination of a subcontract regarding a railway project

Education

2015 Judicial Research and Training Institute, Supreme Court of Korea
2013 Seoul National University (LL.B.)

Qualifications

2015 Korea