Judge Jin-Hyun Paik

Member of the Tribunal since 6 March 2009

Born: Seoul, Republic of Korea, 1 February 1958.

Education: LL.B., Seoul National University (1980); LL.M., Columbia University School of Law (1983); Ph.D. (International Law), University of Cambridge (1989).

Professional Experience: Doctoral Scholarship Fellow (Bourse de Doctorat), Hague Academy of International Law (1985); Professor, Institute of Foreign Affairs and National Security, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Republic of Korea (1990–1997); Legal Adviser to the Korean delegation to the negotiations for Mutual Legal Assistance Treaty/Extradition Treaty with Canada, United States, Brazil, Thailand, and Australia (1990–1993); Legal Adviser to the Korean delegation to the Preparatory Commission for the International Seabed Authority and International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea (8th-12th sessions) (1990–1994); Chairman, Research Committee, Sea Lanes of Communication Study Group, Republic of Korea (1990–2009); Chairman, Asian Group of the G-77, Preparatory Commission for the International Seabed Authority and International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea (1991–1992); Member, Korean delegation to United Nations Special Committee on Peacekeeping Operations (1992); Legal Adviser to the Korean delegation to the negotiations for Fishery Agreements with China, Japan, and for the Central Bering Sea (1992–1997); Legal Adviser to the Korean delegation to the United Nations Secretary-General’s informal consultations on the Law of the Sea (5th-8th sessions) (1993–1994); Member of the Korean delegation to the United Nations General Assembly (6th Committee; 48th-50th sessions) (1993–1995); Member, Maritime Cooperation Working Group, Council for Security Cooperation in the Asia-Pacific (1994–present); Member, Presidential Commission on Policy Planning, Republic of Korea (1994–1997); Legal Adviser to the Korean delegation to the Assembly of International Seabed Authority (1995); Professor of International Law, Graduate School of International Studies, Seoul National University (1997–present); Member, Advisory Committee to National Security Council, Republic of Korea (1999–2000); Visiting Fellow, RAND Corporation, USA (2000); Member, Advisory Committee to Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Republic of Korea (2000–2002); Associate Dean, Graduate School of International Studies, Seoul National University (2003, 2005–2007); Visiting Professor to Johns Hopkins University’s School of Advanced International Studies and Visiting Fellow to Stanford University’s Hoover Institution (2003–2004); Director, SNU-KIEP EU Center, Seoul National University (2006–2008); President, Haesung Institute for Ethics in International Affairs, Republic of Korea (2006–present); President, Korean Council on the United Nations System (2008–2011); Director, Institute of International Affairs, Seoul National University (2008–2010); Chairman, Sea Lanes of Communication (SLOCs) Study Group Korea (2010–present); Dean, Graduate School of International Studies, Seoul National University (2010–2012); Guest Scholar, Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law and International Law, Germany (2013).

Member: Attorney-at-law, New York Bar (1989–present); Editorial Committee, Korean Journal of International and Comparative Law (1991–2010); Managing Editor, Journal of International and Area Studies (formerly Asia Journal) (1997–2000); Editorial Board, International Studies Review (2001–present); Editor-in-chief, Journal of International and Area Studies (2008–2010); Chairman of the Advisory Committee, Foundation for Development of International Law in Asia (DILA) (2010–present); Executive Committee, Asian Society of International Law (2011–present); International Advisory Panel, Center for International Law, Singapore (2012–present); Executive Board, Korean Society of International Law; American Society of International Law; European Society of International Law.

Publications: 12 monographs and numerous articles in academic journals in English and Korean on the law of the sea, international law and organizations and the Republic of Korea’s foreign and security policy, including: Maritime Issues in the 1990s: Antarctica, the Law of the Sea and Marine Environment (co-ed.), Seoul Press, 1992; United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea and East Asia (co-ed.), Seoul Press, 1996; Asian Approaches to International Law and the Legacy of Colonialism (co-ed.), Routledge, 2012; Sharing and Distributing Ocean Resources (co-ed.), Oreum Publishing House, 2012; Regions, Institutions, and the Law of the Sea, Studies in Ocean Governance (co-ed.), Martinus Nijhoff, 2013.