Kap-You (Kevin) Kim is a senior partner at Peter & Kim in Seoul. He was previously a
senior partner at Bae, Kim & Lee LLC, where he worked for the past three decades in
various roles, including as the co-founder and head of the International Arbitration
Practice and the head of the Domestic and International Disputes Group.
Over the past 30 years, Kevin has acted as counsel, presiding arbitrator, co-arbitrator or sole arbitrator in more than 300 cases of international arbitrations under various
arbitration rules. Presently, he is involved in several investment and commercial
Among other positions that he holds, Kevin is presently Vice President of the ICC
International Court of Arbitration, Advisory Board Member of the International Council
for Commercial Arbitration (ICCA) and Chairman of the Korean Commercial Arbitration
Board’s (KCAB) International Arbitration Committee.
In the past, Kevin has served as Secretary General of ICCA (2010 – 2014), member of the LCIA Court (2007 – 2012) and Vice Chair of the IBA Arbitration Committee (2008 – 2010).