Current position: Partner
Practice area/industry focus: International arbitration and cross-border litigation
Career highlights: Mr Wonsik Yoon is a partner at Barun Law, where he leads the firm's international dispute resolution practice. He is a dual-licensed attorney with the Korean Bar Association and the State Bar of California, and has successfully handled numerous international arbitrations before various institutions including the ICC, LCIA, KCAB, AAA/ICDR and CAS. Mr Yoon frequently assists with Korea-related issues in complex international disputes, and has successfully represented domestic and foreign clients before all levels of the Korean courts. Mr Yoon is a director of the Korean Arbitrators' Association and a panelist for the KCAB. Before his legal career, Mr Yoon worked for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade as a diplomatic official in charge of international commerce and international economic cooperation.
He has authored: the South Korea chapter of the Practical Law Global Guide: Enforcement of Judgments and Arbitral Awards (Thomson Reuters, 2015); and, the South Korea chapter of Commercial Litigation: European Lawyer Reference Series (Thomson Reuters, 2011)
Asialaw Leading Lawyer 2017 in Dispute Resolution & Litigation