Ji-Whan is an associate in Quinn Emanuel’s London office specialising in complex commercial litigation and arbitration. He has acted for several multinational corporations, financial institutions, high net-worth individuals and sovereign states across a range of sectors in High Court litigation and arbitration proceedings under the LCIA and ICC Rules, and advised clients in relation to claims under bilateral investment treaties and the Energy Charter Treaty. Ji-Whan has also had extensive exposure to disputes in the marine, insurance and construction sectors.
Ji-Whan graduated from the University of Oxford in 2009. Prior to joining the firm in 2016, Ji-Whan worked for a major financial institution in Seoul and trained at a large international law firm in London, spending 6 months in Australia. He speaks conversational Korean.
- College of Law
(Legal Practice Course, with distinction, 2011)
- University of Oxford
- Solicitor, England and Wales
- "Malice Aforethought - the Tort of Malicious Prosecution in Civil Proceedings", International Journal of Banking and Financial Law, September 2013.