Kellie Yi


Kellie Yi
Counsel - Chief Representative (Seoul Office)



English, Korean

Education & Qualifications
JD, Northeastern University School of Law
MA, Harvard Law School/MIT Inter-Consortium

Bar Admissions
England & Wales

Kellie Yi is Counsel of HKIAC and Chief Representative of Seoul Office.

Prior to joining HKIAC, Kellie was a Registered Foreign Lawyer at Allen & Overy’s international arbitration team based out of the Hong Kong office. Kellie also worked as senior in-house counsel at Hyundai Heavy Industries in Korea where she managed international arbitration and cross border litigation as well as transactional work. Kellie also previously worked at an international law firm in the U.S. and clerked for Hon. Judge Harold R. DeMoss Jr. of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit. 

Kellie’s experience in international arbitration spans Europe, the Middle East, Latin America and Asia as well as all major institutional rules and UNCITRAL proceedings. She has specialised in construction and commercial disputes including those arising under EPC contracts, procurement and security agreements, joint ventures and related supply and finance agreements for major international projects.  



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