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Judith Kim



Kim Judith
Judith Kim



Judith is a partner in our Dubai Projects group. She has extensive experience advising governments, project companies, sponsors and lenders on transactions along the entire oil & gas value chain and is a specialist in corporates, commercial contracting and project development. She has advised on oil, gas and petrochemical transactions in the GCC and the wider Middle East, Southeast Asia, Australia and South America.

Judith was named in the IFLR1000 Women Leaders of 2022 and awarded IFLR's Women in Business Law award for 2020, as a demonstration of her leading reputation.

Clients say "Judith is the whole package: in-depth knowledge of our sector, high-quality work product, responsive and good to deal with. She is fantastic." Chambers Global 2022 Middle East (Projects & Energy)

"Judith Kim is lauded by market commentators as "a great lawyer" who is "truly a standout." Based in Dubai, she is known as an "oil and gas expert" and noted for her in-house experience. She is recognised for her long track record in the region, having been involved in notable projects in Oman, Iraq and the UAE." Chambers Global 2019 Middle East (Projects & Energy)

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Admitted as solicitor, England and Wales, 2003

Admitted as barrister and solicitor, Ontario, Canada, 1998


Bachelor of Laws, Osgoode Hall Law School (Toronto, Ontario), 1996

Master of Arts, Philosophy, University of Toronto, 1992

Bachelor of Arts (Hon), Philosophy, Concordia University (Montreal, Quebec), 1991


Awards & accolades

Named as one of the "Women Leaders"

IFLR1000 2021