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SIAC Seoul Office

SIAC Seoul Office
Seoul, Korea

Korean parties are a top foreign user of SIAC. As an overseas liaison office, the SIAC Seoul Office serves to promote and develop international arbitration in South Korea through marketing and training activities. The role and functions of the SIAC Seoul Office are as follows:

• to facilitate the dissemination of information to Korean parties on the latest developments in the law and practice of international arbitration;

• to deepen and broaden SIAC's engagement with key stakeholders in the international arbitration community in South Korea;

• to provide practical information to lawyers and corporate users on the use of SIAC arbitration as a dispute resolution option; and

• to obtain and share feedback from Korean parties to enhance SIAC's dispute resolution services.

SIAC's Seoul office does not administer arbitrations. The function of administering arbitrations is handled by the SIAC Secretariat in Singapore.

MPS_002 Michele Park Sonen
Head (North East Asia)

As the Head (North East Asia) at SIAC, Ms Sonen oversees SIAC's activities in South Korea and Japan. Prior to joining SIAC, Ms Sonen worked with the International Arbitration Practice Group of a leading Korean law firm where she represented clients in international arbitrations arising out of a broad range of commercial disputes. Ms Sonen is qualified as an attorney in the United States, and she previously served as law clerk to a federal appeals court judge and a federal district court judge in the United States.


Contact us

Please direct all enquiries and requests for assistance to:

Singapore International Arbitration Centre
#1703, Trade Tower
511 Yeongdong-daero, Gangnam-gu
Seoul 06164, South Korea
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