Sue Kim


Consulting - Future Leader 2023
Construction - Future Leader 2023
Expert Information
Qualifications Barrister (non-practising)
BSc (Hons) Architectural Engineering
BSc (Hons) Quantity Surveying
MSc Construction Law and Dispute Resolution
Graduate Diploma in Law
Post Graduate Diploma in International Arbitration
Post Graduate Diploma in the Bar Professional Training Course
Advanced Professional Award in Expert Witness Evidence (LETAPAEWE)
Professional Memberships FRICS, FCIArb, MAE, SCL, the Honourable Society of the Middle Temple, the Worshipful Company of Arbitrators, Qualified Architectural Engineer (South Korea), Arbitrator for the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (Business Arbitration Scheme), RICS Accredited Expert Witness
Contract Experience NEC, ICE, ICC, FIDIC, EPC, JCT, AS, bespoke
Industries Buildings, Oil and Gas, Power and Utilities, Transportation Infrastructure
Regional Experience Asia, Europe, Middle East, Oceania
Expert Highlights
  • Chartered Quantity Surveyor and qualified architectural engineer.
  • Acted as a single joint quantum expert (SJE).
  • Highly capable in evaluation matters including disruption, prolongation and acceleration.
  • Acted on disputes in excess of £2 billion.
  • Hands-on project experience as quantity surveyor.
  • Extensive contracts and commercial experience.

Sue Kim is a Chartered Quantity Surveyor (UK-trained) and a qualified architectural engineer (South Korea-trained) with 20 years of experience in the engineering and construction industries. She has been appointed as quantum expert and has acted as an assistant to the named expert on multiple occasions.

Sue Kim is a highly regarded quantum expert who regularly advises on complex construction disputes and is lauded by sources for her “goal-driven attitude and excellent management style”.

WWL Consulting Experts – Construction – Quantum, Delay & Technical – Future Leaders 2023

Sue has acted as a court-appointed, single joint quantity surveying expert (SJE) and a party appointed quantum expert in litigation, arbitration, adjudication and mediation. She has been part of a wider expert team, or the expert advisor, for disputes across varied buildings, rail, mining, nuclear power, LNG power and LNG pipeline projects.

Sue is an accredited expert witness with a decade off extensive hands-on project experience as a quantity surveyor. She has worked across the UK, Europe, Asia, Australia and the Middle East on projects with values up to US$18 billion and disputed sums in excess of US$2.5 billion.

Sue specialises in the evaluation of variations in dispute, disruption, prolongation, acceleration and evaluation at termination. She has worked with various standard and bespoke forms of construction contract, including NEC, ICE, ICC, FIDIC, EPC, JCT and AS.

Sue Kim is widely qualified in construction and legal matters. She is a fellow of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors and the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, a RICS and TAE accredited expert witness and a member of the Academy of Experts, the Honourable Society of the Middle Temple, the Worshipful Company of Arbitrators and the Society of Construction Law. She is also on a list of arbitrators for the Korean Commercial Arbitration Board (KCAB) International and the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (Business Arbitration Scheme).

Sue is incredibly pragmatic and easy to work with. She is very skillful in decoding complex quantum problems and very good at interpreting them into a plain language. She has great attention to detail.

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Location: London, United Kingdom

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