Thomas is a seasoned lawyer with experience in the construction and infrastructure sector in various jurisdictions. He specialises in advising on commercial disputes, PPP projects in the Middle East and Asia.
Prior to moving to the UAE, Thomas was a lawyer at a major law firm in Seoul, Korea.
Thomas has substantial experience advising Korean contractors on their claims in major infrastructure construction projects in the UAE, KSA, Qatar and Kuwait. He has also advised clients in disputes before Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Kuwait and Qatar Courts and DIFC-LCIA.
Based on his extensive knowledge and understanding of the legal system in the Middle East, he has spoken at various seminars hosted by South Korean Embassy in the UAE and Kuwait, International Contractors Association of Korea (ICAK), Korean Commercial Arbitration Board (KCAB), Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre (HKIAC) and Society of Construction Law (SCL) Korea. He has also acted as a Council member of SCL Korea since its establishment.
윤덕근 변호사 (Thomas Yun)
윤덕근 변호사는 한국변호사(사법연수원 37기)로 군법무관 근무를 거쳐 법무법인 율촌에서 다양한 기업자문과 소송업무를 수행하였으며, 2019년부터는 중동 로펌인 알타미미에서 한국기업들의 중동 법률 이슈에 대해 자문해 오다가, 2022년 4월 트라워즈 & 햄린스에 합류하였습니다. 특히 소송 및 중재 등 분쟁해결과 건설 및 인프라 분야에서 많은 경험과 전문성을 가지고 있으며, 최근에는 주 아랍에미리트 대한민국 대사관의 건설 자문변호사, Society of Construction Law (SCL) Korea 의 학술위원회 위원장으로 활동하고 있습니다.
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