Seah
Lee

B.A., M.I.S., J.D.
Senior Associate

seahlee@peterandkim.com +82 2 538 290
Bar admission
Republic of Korea, 2012
Nationalities
Korean
Languages
Korean, Mandarin Chinese, English
Location
Seoul

PROFESSIONAL
PRACTICE

Seah Lee has acted as counsel in a range of international commercial arbitration under the rules of numerous arbitral institutions seated particularly in Asia jurisdictions. Seah has represented clients at every stage of an arbitration, from the early case assessment, interim applications, through to full hearings and setting aside of an award.
Seah also has experience in investor-state dispute settlements and cross-border litigation and negotiation. A large part of her practice involves China- and South East Asia-related projects. Prior to joining Peter & Kim, Seah worked at Bae, Kim & Lee LLC and at the Singapore International Arbitration Centre. Seah is native in Korean and fluent in Mandarin Chinese and English.

Areas of
Expertise

  • Arbitration / Litigation
  • Commercial Contracts
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Joint Ventures / Consortia

Industry
Sector

  • Commodities Trading Icon Commodities Trading
  • Transportation, Logistics & Shipping Icon Transportation, Logistics & Shipping
  • Automotive & Heavy Industry Icon Automotive & Heavy Industry
  • Real Estate Icon Real Estate
  • Media, Art & Entertainment Icon Media, Art & Entertainment
  • Represented a Korean conglomerate in an SIAC arbitration involving post-M&A and social insurance issues with regard to itsMainland China business
  • Represented a Korean textile & clothing company in an SIAC arbitration involving its disputes in the South East Asian region
  • Represented a Korean construction company asserting claims against a foreign government under the auspices of the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes
  • Provided advice on various forms of overseas joint venture projects and related agreements involving Korean and Chinese parties
  • Represented many other clients in various stages of international arbitration and in domestic courts involving court litigation and mediation
  • Provided advice for the Korean government regarding the Korea-China FTA and relevant international trade law issues
  • Senior Associate, Peter & Kim (2020-present)
  • Head (North East Asia), Singapore International Arbitration Centre (2016-2019)
  • Associate, Bae, Kim & Lee LLC (2012-2016)
  • Yonsei Law School (J.D., 2012)
  • Seoul National University, Graduate School of International Studies (M.I.S., 2008)
  • Yonsei University, Journalism & Mass Communication (B.A., 2006)
  • Korean and Seoul Bar Associations