Anna Kim joined GPS in March 2019 and has represented clients in numerous commercial and construction arbitrations including:

  • Asia-based submarine cable manufacturer in ICC arbitration proceedings in Hong Kong against Chinese communications company arising out of a consortium agreement for the supply and development of an electrical transmission system in Venezuela
  • European technology company in ICC arbitration proceedings in Hong Kong against mainland Chinese telecommunications company concerning disputes arising under supply and licensing agreement
  • High Net Worth Individual in Hong Kong arbitration proceedings for claims arising out of development of residential home (value approx. HK$2.2B) against Hong Kong contractor for delay and defects
  • Hong Kong main contractor in arbitration proceedings in Hong Kong against developer for claims arising out of residential development including claims arising out of changes to top-down foundation works
  • M&A advisory consultant in UNCITRAL arbitration proceedings in Hong Kong against a Hong Kong/Australia property development syndicate
  • Private equity fund in HKIAC arbitration proceedings in Hong Kong concerning a dispute over milestone payments under a share sale and purchase agreement for the development of a specialist lung diagnostic medical device
  • Private equity partner in UNCITRAL arbitration proceedings in Hong Kong against fund formation sponsor concerning disputes arising out of Hong Kong and Cayman funds.
  • Senior management employee and shareholder in HKIAC arbitration proceedings against biotech and healthcare private equity funds for recovery of carry interest, stock options and damages for unjust enrichment

Her experience prior to joining the firm is mainly focused on projects and commercial transactions including:

  • International civil engineering contractor in tendering process in Hong Kong
  • Hong Kong specialty chemical manufacturer in product registration and distribution in European Union
  • US-based technology MNC in acquisition of a software business in Australia
  • Korean petrochemical manufacturer in multiple joint venture projects for construction and operation of petrochemical plants in Korea and China
  • Korean energy producer in engineering and construction of a power plant in Korea
  • Korean renewable energy producer in project to manufacture and sell renewable energy generated from biomass in South-East Asia
  • Korean manufacturer in public procurement projects in Russia
  • Korean bank in private acquisition in Uzbekistan
  • Korean automotive parts manufacturer in construction and operation of a manufacturing plant in Russia