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Tae Il Kwon · Founding Partner

  • Date 2022-10-31 22:35



  • Tae Il Kwon is renowned internationally for his wide experience and exceptional understanding in charterparty disputes and rehabilitation/bankruptcy proceedings in particular. Mr Kwon has been actively involved in rehabilitation of shipping giants in Korea, Korea Line, STX Pan Ocean and Hanjin Shipping, acting for over hundred rehabilitation creditors inclusive of numerous international shipowners such as Yang Ming Marine Transport and Mercator Line by the instruction of IG P&I Clubs including Gard, Steamship Mutual, North of England, Britannia, the Swedish Club, Standard Club, London P&I, West of England and Skuld, and prominent English shipping law firms such as HFW, Reed Smith, Norton Rose Fulbright, MFB and Mays Brown Solicitors. Also, he has been recently instructed for huge casualty cases like M.V. “Stellar Banner” case which was finally closed by CTL of insurance sum USD 92 million.
  • Membership

    - Korean Bar Association
    - Seoul Bar Association
    - Registered Counsel for Korean Maritime Safety Tribunal
    - The Korea Maritime Law Association, Director
  • Experience

    2017 -Present Law Offices Kwon & Co. Attorney
    2014 – 2019Leading lawyer in Shipping by Legal 500
    2013 – 2018Leading lawyer in Shipping by Chambers Asia-Pacific
    2014 – 2017Top-tier firm in Shipping by Legal 500
    2008 – 2016Law Offices of Kwon & Moon, Managing Partner
    2006 – 2008Law Offices of Kwon & Moon, Partner
    2002 – 2006Law Offices of Sekwang, Associate
    2001 – 2002Law Offices of Choi & Kim, Associate
  • Education

    2017Southhampton Unversity, United Kingdom(LL.M for Maritime/Shipping) (graduated with merit)
    2015Southhampton University, United Kingdom(The 42nd Maritime Short Course)
    2000Judicial Research and Training Institute – 30th Cohort
    1999Harvard Law School (Program of Instruction for Lawyers)
    1998Admission to the Bar – 40th Cohort
    1992Seoul National University (B.A., Major in Economics)
  • Publications

    • "Subrogation against co-insured under English law", The Korean Maritime Law Association Archives (The Korean Maritime Law Association), November 2017
    • "A Study on Judicial Precedents of Korea and Foreign Jurisdiction Regarding Oil Pollution Damages", Research commissioned by the Ministry of Land, Transport and Maritime Affairs, March 2008
    • Commercial Code Cases (Published by Hanul)
  • Awards

    2013 – 2022Leading lawyer in Shipping by Chambers Asia-Pacific
    2014 – 2022Leading lawyer in Shipping by Legal 500