As we witness the evolution of the regulatory landscape across the MENA region, it was timely for us to investigate and lift the lid, on what is keeping the region’s legal decision-makers awake at night.
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Jiwon is a Senior Counsel of Al Tamimi & Company’s Corporate and Commercial Department and leading the firm’s Korea Group.
He has over 12 years of extensive experience representing corporate, financial and government-affiliated clients in varied sectors including Energy, Infrastructure, Engineering & Construction and Defense on a broad range of contentious and non-contentious matters. He also has been placed on a number of in-house secondments with major firm clients in both project-specific and general commercial roles.
Jiwon actively counsels Korean multinational companies and government entities conducting business in the Middle East. Jiwon has previously served as a senior counsel for Korea Resources Corporation, which governs all of national overseas investment activities in natural resources, and also worked for a major Korean law firm in Seoul. A native of Korea, Jiwon is currently acting as a special legal advisor to both Korean Consulate General and the Embassy in UAE and also serves on the Ministry of Justice SME Legal Advisory Board and writes a regular column in the K-Build Journal.
2006 – LL.M., John Marshall Law School
2005 – J.D., Handong International Law School
2002 – B.A., Handong Global Unversity
2006 – New York, USA