Issey Park is an Associate in the Arbitration Department based in Dubai. Issey is experienced in and advises clients on international commercial arbitration, investor-State dispute settlement, and private international law matters.

Issey is a solicitor in England and Wales and attorney-at-law in Korea. He holds a Master of Laws in private international law and Master of Advanced Studies in international dispute settlement.

Before returning to Al Tamimi & Company, Issey served with the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL). He also has experience in case administration from the Korean Commercial Arbitration Board (KCAB).

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Recent Experience

  • Representing the UAE subsidiary of a Korean electronics company in a DIFC-LCIA arbitration against a Ghanaian distributor
  • Representing a UAE contractor in an ICC arbitration against a Bahraini subcontractor over a water transmission development project
  • Representing a Dubai-based ride-hailing group in a DIAC arbitration against a former employee
  • Advising an air transport ITC company in dispute with a GCC Member State over an eVISA/VIS project
  • Advising a joint venture of Korean subcontractors in dispute with an Iraqi contractor over a refinery project
  • Advising the UAE subsidiary of a global automation technology company in dispute with a Dubai-based conglomerate over a sulphur granulation plant project


  • English
  • Korean


2022 – M.L., Seoul National University

2018 – LL.M., Université de Genève; Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies

2012 – J.D., Konkuk University

2010 – B.A.; LL.B., Yonsei University


2022 – England and Wales, Solicitor

2013 – Korea, Attorney-at-Law