Sue Hyun Lim

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Sue Hyun Lim
Name Sue Hyun Lim


Sue Hyun Lim is the Secretary-General of the new international division of the Korean Commercial Arbitration Board, KCAB INTERNATIONAL. Among her various responsibilities Ms. Lim oversees KCAB’s international arbitration case management process, ensuring the efficiency and cost-effectiveness of the procedures under the KCAB International Rules, as well as leading the public relations efforts to further enhance the standing of KCAB INTERNATIONAL – and Seoul as a seat of arbitration – among international users. A Korean licensed attorney, and also admitted to the New York State bar, Ms. Lim was previously a partner at a top-tier Korean law firm, where she advised and represented clients in numerous international arbitration cases as well as in international litigation matters. In 2010-2011, Ms. Lim studied at the New York University School of Law (LL.M.) after which she worked as a visiting lawyer in the New York office of the Arbitration practice of an internationally-renowned law firm.

Ms. Lim brings a wealth of expertise as a practitioner in the field of international arbitration, having extensive experience dealing with disputes of diverse array of sectors, from commercial to investor-state arbitrations under rules of various arbitral institutions. Featured in Who’s Who Legal: Arbitration Future Leaders 2018, she has actively, and continuously spearheaded efforts to promote international arbitration of Korea. Ms. Lim has written and co-written a number of published pieces, and is a contributing author to Arbitration Law in Korea: Practice and Procedure (Juris Publishing, 2012), the 2016 edition of Arbitration, Practice and Law (Parkyoungsa, 2016), and most recently the Global Practice Guide for Litigation in South Korea (Chambers and Partners, 2017).