Sung D. Lim

Partner

Sung D. Lim is a partner at LHD and leads the firm’s International Arbitration & Cross-Border Litigation Practice and Insolvency & Restructuring Practice.

For the extended period of time, Mr. Lim has successfully represented various foreign and domestic clients in numerous contentious disputes. He has represented clients in a wide range of disputes involving financial products, derivatives, corporate matters, M&A and competition, among others.

In particular, his advocacy of a foreign investor inextended an ICC arbitration proceeding against a governmental deposit insurance corporation led to an award of approximately KRW 3 billion, which is one of the largest arbitral awards in Korean history. He has also advised many of the world’s largest corporations, creditors, as well as investors, on various insolvency and corporate restructuring-related matters.

Mr. Lim also has a broad practice in civil, administrative and criminal litigation in Korea at the firm’s Korean office. In his civil litigation practice, Mr. Lim has specialized in finance and securities-related regulation, intellectual property, hostile M&A, insolvency and corporate restructuring. As a criminal defense lawyer, Mr. Lim has dealt with the most high profile white collar crime cases in Korea.

Mr. Chung received his B.A. from Korea University in 2000 and received his J.D. from Ajou University.

He is admitted to practice law in Korea

Areas of Practice

  • Insolvency & Restructuring
  • Finance Dispute
  • International Arbitration
  • International Litigation

Admissions

  • Admitted to National Bar of Korea

Education

  • Korea University, B.A
  • Korea University, M.A
  • Ajou University, J.D