Robert W. Wachter

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Robert W. Wachter
Name Robert W. Wachter
Affiliation Lee & Ko


Robert Wachter is co-head of the International Dispute Resolution Group at Lee & Ko. Mr. Wachter has acted as counsel, arbitrator or arbitral secretary in international arbitration cases brought under the ICC, KCAB, VIAC, Swiss Chambers, SIAC, LCIA, SCC, JCAA, and UNCITRAL arbitration rules. He has represented corporations, trusts, and governmental entities in a wide range of contract disputes arising under shareholders agreements, joint venture agreements, M&A contracts, construction contracts, public-private partnership (PPP) contracts, and long-term energy and industrial supply agreements. He has worked extensively in a broad range of industries including the construction, automotive, shipping, energy, and telecommunications sectors.

Mr. Wachter has lectured as an adjunct professor at Seoul National University School of Law, the Supreme Court of Korea (Judicial Research and Training Institute), and Ewha Woman’s University. He also regularly participates in conferences and seminars on international arbitration. He has published various academic articles about international arbitration and Korean law.