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Innhwa Kwon

// Position: 
Attorney at Law

// Admission to the bar:
2014, Korea

// Nationality:
Korean

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// Contact: 

Innhwa Kwon
T +43 1 8901087

E innhwa.kwon@zeiler.partners

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Innhwa Kwon specializes in international commercial and investment arbitration, acting primarily as counsel and tribunal secretary. Innhwa has been involved in international arbitration proceedings brought under ICC, VIAC, KCAB, ICSID and UNCITRAL arbitration rules.

Before coming to Vienna, Innhwa gained dispute resolution experience in the Republic of Korea and Hong Kong. A graduate of Ewha W University (LL.B. 2010, J.D. 2013), she is qualified in the Republic of Korea and acted in proceedings before district courts of Seoul, Korea.

Innhwa is the Editor-in-Chief of the Vindobona Journal of International Commercial Law and Arbitration.

Education

  • Bar Admission, Korean Bar Association (2014)
  • Ewha Womans University, Law School (LL.B. 2010, J.D. 2013)
  • The University of Hong Kong (Summer School, 2009)
  • University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Law School (Study Abroad, 2007)
  • Harvard University (Summer School, 2007)

Languages

Korean (native), English (fluent), German and Chinese (basic)

Experience

  • Attorney at law, zeiler.partners Rechtsanwälte GmbH, Vienna/Austria (since 2016)
  • Visiting Scholar, Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law and International Law (2019)
  • Editor-in-Chief, Vindobona Journal of International Commercial Law and Arbitration (Co-Editor-in-Chief 2017, Editor-in-Chief 2018)
  • Delegate, UNCITRAL Working Group II: Arbitration and Conciliation / Dispute Resolution, Vienna/Austria (2015/2016)
  • Foreign Associate, Graf & Pitkowitz Rechtsanwälte GmbH, Vienna/Austria (2015-2016)
  • Internships: Minter Ellison LLP (Hong Kong), Pinsent Masons LLP (Hong Kong), Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre (Hong Kong), Hewlett-Packard Ltd (Korea), Bae, Kim & Lee LLC (Korea) (2009-2013)

Selected Reference Cases

Highlights of Innhwa’s work include the following: 

  • Representation of a North American aviation engineering supplier in an VIAC arbitration against a Central European company in the aerospace industry (amount in dispute USD 11 million)
  • Administrative Secretary in an ICC arbitration

For further reference cases contact office@zeiler.partners.

Publications & Lectures

Kwon (MC), "Peace of the Korean Peninsula", Lecture by Ambassador Shin Chae-Hyun, NUAC Austrian branch, Vienna (Austria), 22 November 2019

Siwy & Kwon, "The Protection of the Right to be Heard and the Prague Rules", in Korean Arbitration Review, KCAB International, Tenth Issue, 20-25, 2019.

Kwon (moderator) “What If the CISG Was Drafted Today?", X Annual Peter Schlechtriem Conference Vienna (Austria), 12 April 2019.

Kwon, “International Arbitration in Korea” (book review), VJ Vol. 21 Issue 1.

Kwon (moderator), “Are We There Yet? From Step A to Z, How A Party Obtains Third Party Funding”, XV Annual Generations in Arbitration Conference, Vienna (Austria), 23 March 2018.

Kwon (panelist), “Privilege in International Arbitration”; KICA-KOCIA Seminar, Seoul (Korea), 10 November 2017

Kwon (speaker), “This is How We Do It:  Practical Advice and Tips for Women Lawyers at All Stages”, 25th IAKL Annual Conference, Seoul (Korea), 14 - 16 September 2017.

Kwon (speaker), "Alumni lecture", Meridian 180 Korean Center & Ewha Law School, Seoul (Korea), 13 September 2017.

Kwon, "The Rules of Arbitration and Conciliation of Vienna International Arbitral Centre" – Korean Version, VIAC

Kwon (moderator), “Cutting Edge Non-Conformity under the CISG”, the 8th Peter Schlechtriem CISG Conference, Vienna, April 2017

Kwon, “Your Good Faith Counts – Conciliation Application in Germany”, Kluwer Mediation Blog, 19 April 2017 [with Nowak]

Kwon, “Highlights of South Korea’s Latest Advancement in International Arbitration”, Young Arbitration Review, Edition 25, April 2017

Kwon, “Prescription Trap? Continuation of Freezing the Legal Prescription in International Arbitration”, ASA Bulletin 1/2017 [with Nowak]

Kwon, “Streamlining of the Proceedings and Early Evaluation” (of The Road to Predictability in International Arbitration), in Austrian Yearbook on International Arbitration 2017 [with Professor Berger]

Kwon (moderator): "A New Era for Arbitration in Korea and Austria?" Conference organised by VIAC, KCAB and SIDRC, Vienna (Austria), 29 November 2016, 17:00 - 20:00.

Kwon, "Streamlining of the Proceedings and Early Evaluation" (Table Moderation, Secretary), Vienna Arbitration Days 2016, Vienna (Austria), 23 January 2016

Kwon, “국제상사분쟁 조정에 집행력 부여하는 규범 마련 본격화 (Launching Multilateral Convention on Enforceability of Conciliated Settlement Agreements in International Commercial Disputes)”, Law Times Korea, 28 December 2015 [with Yang]

Kwon (guest speaker), “Alumni Lecture”, Business Law Society Seminar at Ewha Law School, Seoul (Korea), 22 September 2015

Kwon (speaker), “Bridging Korea and Austria”, The 5th European Mixer of IAKL, Vienna (Austria), 27 June 2015

Innhwa Kwon

// Position: 
Attorney at Law

// Admission to the bar:
2014, Korea

// Nationality:
Korean

LinkedIn

// Contact: 

Innhwa Kwon
T +43 1 8901087

E innhwa.kwon@zeiler.partners

V-Card
Download CV

Innhwa Kwon specializes in international commercial and investment arbitration, acting primarily as counsel and tribunal secretary. Innhwa has been involved in international arbitration proceedings brought under ICC, VIAC, KCAB, ICSID and UNCITRAL arbitration rules.

Before coming to Vienna, Innhwa gained dispute resolution experience in the Republic of Korea and Hong Kong. A graduate of Ewha W University (LL.B. 2010, J.D. 2013), she is qualified in the Republic of Korea and acted in proceedings before district courts of Seoul, Korea.

Innhwa is the Editor-in-Chief of the Vindobona Journal of International Commercial Law and Arbitration.

Highlights of Innhwa’s work include the following: 

  • Representation of a North American aviation engineering supplier in an VIAC arbitration against a Central European company in the aerospace industry (amount in dispute USD 11 million)
  • Administrative Secretary in an ICC arbitration

For further reference cases contact office@zeiler.partners.

Kwon (MC), "Peace of the Korean Peninsula", Lecture by Ambassador Shin Chae-Hyun, NUAC Austrian branch, Vienna (Austria), 22 November 2019

Siwy & Kwon, "The Protection of the Right to be Heard and the Prague Rules", in Korean Arbitration Review, KCAB International, Tenth Issue, 20-25, 2019.

Kwon (moderator) “What If the CISG Was Drafted Today?", X Annual Peter Schlechtriem Conference Vienna (Austria), 12 April 2019.

Kwon, “International Arbitration in Korea” (book review), VJ Vol. 21 Issue 1.

Kwon (moderator), “Are We There Yet? From Step A to Z, How A Party Obtains Third Party Funding”, XV Annual Generations in Arbitration Conference, Vienna (Austria), 23 March 2018.

Kwon (panelist), “Privilege in International Arbitration”; KICA-KOCIA Seminar, Seoul (Korea), 10 November 2017

Kwon (speaker), “This is How We Do It:  Practical Advice and Tips for Women Lawyers at All Stages”, 25th IAKL Annual Conference, Seoul (Korea), 14 - 16 September 2017.

Kwon (speaker), "Alumni lecture", Meridian 180 Korean Center & Ewha Law School, Seoul (Korea), 13 September 2017.

Kwon, "The Rules of Arbitration and Conciliation of Vienna International Arbitral Centre" – Korean Version, VIAC

Kwon (moderator), “Cutting Edge Non-Conformity under the CISG”, the 8th Peter Schlechtriem CISG Conference, Vienna, April 2017

Kwon, “Your Good Faith Counts – Conciliation Application in Germany”, Kluwer Mediation Blog, 19 April 2017 [with Nowak]

Kwon, “Highlights of South Korea’s Latest Advancement in International Arbitration”, Young Arbitration Review, Edition 25, April 2017

Kwon, “Prescription Trap? Continuation of Freezing the Legal Prescription in International Arbitration”, ASA Bulletin 1/2017 [with Nowak]

Kwon, “Streamlining of the Proceedings and Early Evaluation” (of The Road to Predictability in International Arbitration), in Austrian Yearbook on International Arbitration 2017 [with Professor Berger]

Kwon (moderator): "A New Era for Arbitration in Korea and Austria?" Conference organised by VIAC, KCAB and SIDRC, Vienna (Austria), 29 November 2016, 17:00 - 20:00.

Kwon, "Streamlining of the Proceedings and Early Evaluation" (Table Moderation, Secretary), Vienna Arbitration Days 2016, Vienna (Austria), 23 January 2016

Kwon, “국제상사분쟁 조정에 집행력 부여하는 규범 마련 본격화 (Launching Multilateral Convention on Enforceability of Conciliated Settlement Agreements in International Commercial Disputes)”, Law Times Korea, 28 December 2015 [with Yang]

Kwon (guest speaker), “Alumni Lecture”, Business Law Society Seminar at Ewha Law School, Seoul (Korea), 22 September 2015

Kwon (speaker), “Bridging Korea and Austria”, The 5th European Mixer of IAKL, Vienna (Austria), 27 June 2015

  • Attorney at law, zeiler.partners Rechtsanwälte GmbH, Vienna/Austria (since 2016)
  • Visiting Scholar, Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law and International Law (2019)
  • Editor-in-Chief, Vindobona Journal of International Commercial Law and Arbitration (Co-Editor-in-Chief 2017, Editor-in-Chief 2018)
  • Delegate, UNCITRAL Working Group II: Arbitration and Conciliation / Dispute Resolution, Vienna/Austria (2015/2016)
  • Foreign Associate, Graf & Pitkowitz Rechtsanwälte GmbH, Vienna/Austria (2015-2016)
  • Internships: Minter Ellison LLP (Hong Kong), Pinsent Masons LLP (Hong Kong), Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre (Hong Kong), Hewlett-Packard Ltd (Korea), Bae, Kim & Lee LLC (Korea) (2009-2013)
  • Bar Admission, Korean Bar Association (2014)
  • Ewha Womans University, Law School (LL.B. 2010, J.D. 2013)
  • The University of Hong Kong (Summer School, 2009)
  • University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Law School (Study Abroad, 2007)
  • Harvard University (Summer School, 2007)

Korean (native), English (fluent), German and Chinese (basic)