Sameer Thakur is a foreign attorney at Peter & Kim of Seoul office in the International Arbitration & Litigation Practice. Sameer’s experience as Counsel and Tribunal Secretary includes participation in over 10 international arbitrations (both commercial and investor-state) conducted under the auspices of all major arbitral institutions (ICC, ICSID, PCA, HKIAC, SIAC, KCAB). He has acted as Counsel in 5 full hearings, participating in the development of oral openings, closings & cross-examination scripts.
Sameer publishes widely in leading publications on international commercial law and currently serves on the Editorial Board of the ICC Court of Arbitration’s India Newsletter. Sameer is equally comfortable and familiar with common and civil law traditions having studied and practiced law in Korea, Germany, India, and Hong Kong.
When in law school, Sameer finished as Runners Up at the Vis (East) Moot in Hong Kong in 2017. He remains involved with the moot acting as coach and arbitrator.