B.A. J.D.
Foreign Attorney +82 2 538 2900
Bar admission
New York, 2019
Korean, English, Spanish


Sophie (Soyun) Oh is a foreign attorney at Peter & Kim in Seoul qualified to practice in the State of New York.

Sophie has acted as counsel in a range of international commercial arbitration cases, and has experience in advising domestic and overseas clients in relation to cross-border dispute.
Sophie’s previous legal experience include working as a foreign attorney of the International Dispute Group of Bae, Kim & Lee and assisting U.S. commercial litigation during her internship at White & Case Seoul and Bird Marella.

Areas of

  • Arbitration
  • Cross-Border Litigation
  • Project Finance
  • Cross-Border Contracting


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  • Real Estate Icon Real Estate
  • Counsel to a Korean packaging manufacturer in an ICC arbitration seated in Singapore, arising from a post-M&A dispute with an international packaging and paper group.
  • Counsel to a major Korean construction company in an ICC arbitration seated in Singapore, arising out of a joint venture partnership formed for the development of an international business district in Korea.
  • Counsel to a Korean investment fund in a US court litigation arising from a transaction involving the acquisition of 15 luxury hotels in the US net worth USD 5.8 billion.
  • Counsel to a global nuclear power company in a KCAB arbitration, arising out of a licensing agreement with a Korean electric utility company involving licensed used of nuclear reactor technology.
  • Counsel to a private equity consortium in an ICC arbitration involving a shareholder dispute against a Korean insurance conglomerate in relation to the investors’ exercise of put option.
  • Counsel to a foreign real estate developer in an ICC arbitration seated in Korea, arising from project financing dispute regards a large real estate development project in Korea.
  • Foreign Attorney, Peter & Kim (2020.3-present)
  • Foreign Attorney, Bae, Kim & Lee LLC (2019-2020.3.)
  • Law Clerk, Bae, Kim & Lee LLC (2018-2019)
  • Legal Intern, White & Case Seoul, South Korea (2017)
  • Summer Associate, Bird, Marella, Boxer, Wolpert, Nessim, Drooks, Lincenberg & Rhow PC, Los Angeles, CA (2017)
  • Northwestern Pritzker School of Law, Chicago, IL (J.D., 2018)
  • Korea University, Seoul, South Korea (B.A., 2015)
  • The New York State Bar