Seohyung is developing a broad practice spanning the full range of Chambers’ areas of expertise, including international arbitration, commercial chancery and civil fraud, professional negligence and sports law.
Seohyung frequently attends hearings in the High Court and County Court and assists with advisory work. She has particular experience in international arbitration having worked at both Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer’s international arbitration team in Paris and Fietta LLP in London before coming to the bar. She has recently been instructed as junior counsel in a £500m ICC arbitration in a dispute raising issues of force majeure and corruption.
As a pupil Seohyung assisted on a wide range of matters, including in Filatona Trading Ltd v Navigator Equities Ltd  EWHC 172 (Comm), an LCIA arbitration relating to a construction project in South Asia, and urgent applications including for freezing and other interim relief at the High Court.
Prior to joining Chambers, Seohyung worked at Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer and Fietta LLP, and as a judicial assistant to Lord Justice David Richards in the Court of Appeal.
Seohyung studied Maths and Literature at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Outstanding Achievement Award), a Masters in Social Anthropology at the University of Oxford (Distinction, highest mark of the year for dissertation), and an LLM at Harvard Law School.