Damon Dae Il Kim


Damon is a fourth seat Trainee Solicitor in Trowers & Hamlins' Int Corporate department in the Dubai office. Having completed his first seat in the Real Estate department, his second seat in the International Corporate and Commercial department and his last seat in the Disputes Resolution department, based in London.

After joining the Bahrain office in September 2018 Damon assisted in corporate and commercial transactions for clients ranging from high net worth individuals to financial institutions, onshore and offshore private equity funds and government organisations. Damon gained experience advising clients on a wide range of transactions including: undertaking due diligence for purchasers and sellers in mergers and acquisitions; negotiating and drafting bespoke share purchase agreements; negotiating and finalising transaction documents in cross-border power projects; and setting up a first-of-its-kind endowment trust for charitable initiatives.

Prior to joining Trowers & Hamlins, Damon founded and managed a successful language services company providing translation, interpretation and publication services internationally to companies of varying sizes, from small businesses to conglomerates as well as academic institutions and government organisations. In anticipation of his solicitor training, he also worked as a consultant at a leading specialist construction consultancy providing quantum analysis in multibillion-dollar construction disputes across the globe. Damon utilises the international experience and expertise from his previous career to help clients overcome challenges and achieve commercial goals.

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