Representative Attorney

D. W. Kim Attorney at Law / Senior PartnerD. W. Kim is the senior partner of Dahmwoo Law Group.
Before establishing the firm, he worked for Shin & Kim, one of most premier law firms in Korea

Kim has concentrated his practice in diverse disputes on domestic and international investment and business and advised on M&A, asset transfer contracts, capital market, enormous transaction through vehicle, energy, IT and corporate bankruptcy. He also deals with general civil litigation and criminal cases

Most distinguished works of Kim include:

  1. ① Providing advice to various listed and unlisted companies and government companies in Korea such as KEPCO,
  2. ② providing advice regarding in bound investment and dispute of foreign private equity funds and major companies such as Lone Star (U.S.), Bosch Group, Prudential Group, Macquarie Group, Allianz Group,
  3. ③ making successful sale of “S” Motor, buyout of “K” Chicken and cross-border M&A transactions,
  4. ④ providing one-stop consultation for establishing, licensing and setting up out-bound fund for prominent domestic asset management companies such as IGIS Asset Management, Vesta Asset Management and Pine Tree Asset Management.

Furthermore, Kim was appointed as a corporate receiver of Seoul Rehabilitation Court and managed cases of more than 30 companies.
Also, with basic understanding of accountings, he conducted inspections on corporate business which provided him with experience and practice unrivaled with another lawyers.
With Bankruptcy Specialized Team in Dahmwoo Law Group, we ensure that companies experiencing difficulties overcome financial situation to make successful comeback.


  • Kyungmoon High School, Seoul
  • Seoul National University (B.A. in Physics)
  • Seoul National University (B.A. in Law)


  • Judicial Research and Training Institute – 38th Cohort (2009)
  • Law Firm Evergreen (2009)
  • Law Firm Shin & Kim (2010~2014)
  • Senior Partner, Dahmwoo Law Group (Present)
  • Examination Committee Member of Korea Bar Exam (Civil and Commercial Laws), Ministry of Justice
  • External Assessor and Risk Management Committee Member, Police Mutual Aid Association
  • Legal Advisor, Reward and Punishment Committee Member, Asset Management Committee Member, Korea Electronic Power Corporation
  • Business Evaluation Committee Member and Asset Management Committee Member, Korea Overseas Infrastructure & Urban Development Corporation
  • Committee Member (Contract System), Korea Electric Power Corporation
  • Expert Committee Member and Personnel Committee Member, Korea Copyright Protection Agency
  • Corporate Receiver, Seoul Rehabilitation Court
  • Standing Committee Member, House Lease Dispute Committee, Seoul
  • Committee Member (Contact System), Korea South-East Power Co., Ltd.
  • Legal Advisor, Embassy of Singapore in Korea
  • Legal Advisor, Embassy of Israel in Korea
  • Legal Advisor, KEPCO Solar Corporation


  • Commendation, Major of Seoul


  • Korean, English, Japanese

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