Joon Sung (Justin) Kim

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Joon Sung (Justin) Kim is an attorney at Bae, Kim & Lee LLC. Mr. Kim's practice is mainly focused on the shipping and maritime fields and insurance matters. He earned an LL.B. degree from Korea University and J.D. degree from Sungkyunkwan University Law School. Prior to joining BKL in 2018, he worked at Moon & Song Law Firm and Law Offices Kwon & Co. and advised on contract of carriage and charterparty disputes, shipbuilding disputes, marine accidents, P&I insurance, and marine insurance.

Representative Experience

2018-Present Bae, Kim & Lee LLC
2017-2018 Law Offices Kwon & Co.
2013-2016 Moon & Song Law Firm
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2013-Present Marine Accident Inquiry & Counsel Association of Korea

Representative Matters

Advised and represented Polaris Shipping in relation to a sinking accident of a very large ore carrier and the relevant criminal litigation, maritime safety trial and civil litigation
Advised and represented a Korean large bank in a fraud case involving a letter of credit, import and export contract, and transportation contract, the relevant criminal proceedings and domestic and overseas lawsuits
Advised Boyang on its shipbuilding and vessel sale contracts, managing those contracts
Advised a Korean power plant on its execution of a contract of affreightment in line with the adoption of a Protocol to the Convention on the Prevention of Marine Pollution
Advised a client in relation to a sinking accident of a foreign passenger ship, addressing how to interpret the relevant insurance terms and conditions and the scope of insurance benefits payable and of the insurer's exclusions


2013 Sungkyunkwan University Law School (J.D.)
2005 Korea University (LL.B.)

Selected Activities

The Legal 500 - Leading Lawyer (2021-2024)


2013 Korea

Awards and Recognition

Awards and Recognition