Ken's practice covers advising Korean and international companies on a wide range of cross-border transactions and investments, particularly in the energy, resources and infrastructure sectors (greenfield and brownfield). Ken's experience also extends to project finance and development.
By leveraging his extensive experience and cross-cultural capability, Ken skilfully helps clients navigate the challenges to successfully execute complex cross-border transactions and achieve commercial outcomes.
Ken's professional experience also includes secondments to two leading Australian energy companies, Origin Energy and Alinta Energy.
Prior to relocating to Seoul in 2016, he worked in the firm's Sydney office for 10 years advising clients on mining, infrastructure, project finance and general corporate and commercial matters.
Ken's experience includes advising:
- Korea Gas Corporation on the Rovuma Basin/Area 4 Block upstream gas and LNG project in Mozambique, including the Coral floating LNG project
- a leading Korean infrastructure asset manager on investments in renewable energy and social infrastructure assets across Australia, Middle East and Europe
- Korea Electric Power Corporation on the Bylong coal project in NSW, Australia, including the proposed mine infrastructure development and US$210 million loan facility from Korea Exchange Bank
- two Korean Gencos on their cornerstone convertible note investment in Australia's Ambre Energy Limited
Ken holds a Bachelor of Law and a Bachelor of Economics from the University of Sydney and is fluent in English and Korean. Ken is the Chief Representative of the Seoul office.