Expertise

Public International Law

Introduction

Introduction

Shin & Kim’s Public International Law Practice is widely recognized for their in-depth understanding of the fundamental principles of public international law. Our team of experts has advised the Korean government, foreign governments, international organizations, public companies, multinational corporations, etc., on various aspects of public international law with respect to international treaty law, international criminal law, international humanitarian law, law of the sea, human rights law, state responsibility, state-to-state (commercial) contract, and diplomatic protection.

Key Services

The Practice provides advice with respect to the following:

  • negotiation, conclusion, interpretation and implementation of treaties and other international agreements
  • establishment and operation of international organizations
  • interpretation and implementation of the UN Security Council Resolutions
  • territorial disputes
  • military conflicts
Experiences
  • A sovereign client on the negotiation, conclusion, interpretation and implementation of the Green Climate Fund Headquarters Agreement
  • A sovereign client on the negotiation, conclusion, interpretation and implementation of various international treaties for securing funds for the Green Climate Fund
  • A sovereign client on the negotiation and amendment of the Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer
  • A sovereign client on the negotiation, conclusion, interpretation and implementation of the Economic Cooperation Framework Agreement between Korea and the European Union
  • a sovereign client on the interpretation and implementation of the Shipbuilding MOU between Korea and the European Union
  • A sovereign client on the negotiation and implementation of a Government-to-Government (G2G) Export Contract
  • A sovereign client on the interpretation and implementation of the Korea-US Status of Forces Agreement (SOFA)
  • A sovereign client on the interpretation and implementation of the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC)
  • A sovereign client on the negotiation, conclusion, interpretation and implementation of various Official development assistance (ODA) agreements
  • A sovereign client on the negotiation, conclusion, interpretation and implementation of various defense related international agreements
  • A sovereign client on the negotiation, conclusion, interpretation and implementation of various R&D agreements
  • A foreign public company on China’s expanded proclamation of its continental shelf boundary
Awards and Rankings
  • Ranked Band 1 Law Firm for International Trade
    Chambers Global / Chambers Asia 2015-2018
  • Korean Trade & Customs Law Firm of the Year 2010
    Global Legal Expert
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