B.A. LL.B.
Foreign Attorney +82 10 4900-6940
Bar admission
India, 2020
English, Hindi, Urdu, Punjabi


Sameer Thakur is a foreign attorney at Peter & Kim of Seoul office in the International Arbitration & Litigation Practice.
Mr. Thakur’s experience includes representing clients in commercial arbitrations, in particular the construction and energy sector.

Areas of

  • Arbitration / Litigation
  • Investments & BITs
  • Shareholder Agreements


  • Construction & Engineering Icon Construction & Engineering
  • Energy & Power Icon Energy & Power
  • Oil Icon Oil
  • Gas Icon Gas
  • Member of a team that represented a major Asian airline against a European hospitality company in a price review dispute seated in a Singapore
  • Member of a team representing a Korean conglomerate in an investment arbitration under the auspices of the PCA against an African state
  • Member of a team representing a major Korean Construction company against a Thai Operator in a SIAC dispute arising from an EPC Contract.
  • Peter & Kim (2021.1–present)
  • Associate, Bae, Kim and Lee, International Arbitration Team (2020.9-2020.12)
  • Summer Intern, Skadden Arps, Hong Kong (Arbitration & Litigation Practice) (2019.6)
  • Winter Associate, Jones Day, Frankfurt (International Arbitration Practice) (2018.11)
  • Summer Associate, Bae Kim & Lee, Seoul (International Arbitration Practice) (2018.5-6)
  • Chambers of Darius Khambata, Senior Advocate (Member, SIAC Court) (2017.12)
  • BA-LLB (Hons.) NALSAR University of Law, Hyderabad, India
  • Senior Secondary Education: The Air Force School (2015)
  • Nothing Changes if Nothing Changes: An Introduction to the 2021 ICC Rules of Arbitration

    with Mr. Abhinav Bhushan, Kluwer Arbitration Blog (October 27, 2020)

  • Appointment, Independence and Impartiality and Removal of Arbitrators under the BCDR Rules

    Volume 4, Issue 2. (BCDR Arbitration Review)

  • Commencement under the CAM-CCBC Rules: A case for clarity

    Young Arbitration Review (Edition 28, January, 2018)

  • Buyer’s Obligation to Comply with Payment Regulations

    Under Article 54 of the CISG’ Vindobona Journal for International Commercial Law and Arbitration (Edition 21, November 2017).