Kyum Lee

Kyum Lee
Kyum Lee is an associate based in the Paris office. He has specialized in commercial litigation related to corporate and M&A, insolvency related proceedings, banking and other complex business matters. The major cases in which he has been involved have concerned shareholders disputes, seller’s guarantee in acquisitions, public tender offer, financial services disputes and syndicated loans.

In 2009, Mr. Lee was selected as Secrétaire de la Conférence du Barreau de Paris and added extensive experience in criminal cases. He represented clients in multiple judicial investigations and before the Cour d’assises of Paris. He was one of the 12 lawyers who brought actions before the criminal court of Paris leading the Department of Justice to announce in May 2009 the renovation of the jail of the Court of Justice of Paris.

He obtained a DEA of Contract law cum laude from the University of Paris I Panthéon Sorbonne in 2003 and was a teaching assistant from 2003 to 2006. In 2005, he graduated from the Institut d'Etudes Politiques of Paris and from the Ecole de Formation au Barreau de Paris (among the laureates).

Mr. Lee is a member of the Bar in Paris. His native language is French and he is fluent in English.

Representative Dispute Resolution Experience:

  • Petroplus, representation of the judicial administrator of Petroplus Group in the context of the insolvency of the Petroplus Group
  • Natixis, representation of Natixis in a dispute concerning the security agent’s parallel debt in the insolvency proceedings of the Belvédère Group
  • Société de la Tour Eiffel, defense of Société de la Tour Eiffel in the dispute against Maison d’Investissement MI29
  • Vivendi, defense of Vivendi against Lagardère’s claim relating to the cash pooling agreement of Canal+ France (1,6 billion euros)