Jennifer
Yoo

LL.B., J.D.
Associate

jenniferyoo@peterandkim.com +82 10 5464 3776
Bar admission
Republic of Korea, 2015.
Nationalities
Korean
Languages
Korean, English
Location
Seoul

PROFESSIONAL
PRACTICE

Jennifer Eun Kyung YOO is an associate at Peter & Kim in Seoul. She has been admitted to the Korean bar. Jennifer has represented and advised clients on a wide range of international commercial arbitration and cross-border litigation cases. In particular, she has ample experience of large-scale overseas construction disputes, involving multiple claims, parties, experts and counsel.
She also frequently advises clients on international arbitration procedures, challenges and enforcement of international arbitral awards, and interim measures in respect of arbitration proceedings, etc.

Areas of
Expertise

  • Arbitration / Litigation
  • Korean Litigation
  • Cross-Border Litigation
  • Project Finance
  • International project contracting
  • Private International Law

Industry
Sector

  • Construction & Engineering Icon Construction & Engineering
  • Energy & Power Icon Energy & Power
  • Real Estate Icon Real Estate
  • Counsel to a Korean EPC contractor against a consortium of Korea’s largest construction companies, in a LCIA arbitration seated in London and governed by English law concerning the construction of the first nuclear power plant in the UAE.
  • Counsel to a major Korean construction company in an ICC arbitration arising out of a joint venture partnership formed for the development of an international business district in Korea.
  • Counsel to a Korean steel manufacturing company in a SIAC arbitration against an Australian company, relating to steel fabrication and delivery works for a large-scale civil construction project in Sydney.
  • Counsel to a Korean construction company in an ad hoc arbitration concerning a major civil works construction project located in Canada, involving claims for extension of time and additional costs as well as alleged defects.
  • Counsel to a Korean nuclear power plant company in a KCAB arbitration concerning defective cables supplied for a nuclear power plant.
  • Counsel to a Korean municipal government in an ICC arbitration for a dispute relating to a comprehensive project to develop the land and public waters of a free economic zone.
  • Counsel to a private equity firm in a HKIAC arbitration in relation to the alleged invalid termination of a share purchase agreement.
  • Regularly advises Korean construction companies on construction-related claims and potential disputes with subcontractors and/or employers.
  • Regularly advises clients on international arbitration procedures, challenges and enforcement of international arbitral awards, interim measures in respect of arbitration proceedings, etc
  • Associate, Peter & Kim (2019 – present)
  • Associate, Bae, Kim & Lee LLC, International Arbitration & Litigation Practice Group (2017 – 2019)
  • Associate, Lee & Ko, International Arbitration & Litigation Practice Group (2015 – 2017)
  • Passed the 4th Bar Exam (2015)
  • Seoul National University Law School (J.D., 2015)
  • Yonsei University School of Law (LL.B., 2012)
  • Korean and Seoul Bar Associations