Dongsuk
Shin

J.D. (equivalent), LL.M.
Junior Associate

dshin@peterandkim.com +41 58 317 70 70
Bar admission
District of Columbia, 2013
Nationalities
Republic of Korea
Languages
Korean, English, Japanese
Location
Geneva

PROFESSIONAL
PRACTICE

Prior to joining Peter & Partners as a Junior Associate, Dongsuk was an Associate General Counsel at Kolon Industries, Inc., one of the conglomerates in Korea and a world leader in textile and basic material industries.
At Kolon, he gained extensive litigation experience in the areas of complex, cross-border disputes with a focus on trade secrets disputes and corporate investigations, in both the civil and criminal contexts. Dongsuk also worked at Paul Hastings as a contract attorney.

Areas of
Expertise

  • Arbitration / Litigation
  • Commercial Contracts

Industry
Sector

  • Construction & Engineering Icon Construction & Engineering
  • Mining & Metals Icon Mining & Metals
  • Counsel in an ICC arbitration for a major mining and metallurgy consortium with more than USD 500 million in dispute, under Swiss law.
  • Intern at Morgan Sports Law, Lausanne (2019)
  • Associate General Counsel at Kolon Industries, Inc., Seoul (2013 – 2018)
  • Contract Attorney at Paul Hastings, Seoul (2013)
  • Law Clerk at Law Offices of the Cook County Public Defender, Chicago (2012)
  • The Geneva LL.M. in International Dispute Settlement (MIDS), University of Geneva School of Law & Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies (2019)
  • Juris Doctor (equivalent), Handong International Law School (2012)
  • Bachelor of Physical Education, Korea University (2007)
  • District of Columbia Bar
  • Young ICCA
  • YSIAC
  • International Association of Korean Lawyers (IAKL)