Kim works closely with Paul Turner on all aspects of immigration law, as well as family and civil matters. He enjoys interacting with clients as well as conducting legal research on complex and emerging issues.
He regularly works on a wide range of visa and settlement applications, asylum cases, and appeals in the First-tier and Upper Tribunal, as well as the higher courts.
Prior to working at Imperium, Kim worked as a paralegal for a sole-practising barrister specialising in immigration, family, and civil law. He has also worked for criminal law solicitors, regularly attending the magistrates and Crown Courts on a range of summary, either-way, and indictable only offences. He has also used his legal knowledge to work as Company Secretary for an international supplier based in London.
Kim has represented clients at the First-tier Tribunal on social security matters for the Free Representation Unit (FRU), and volunteered at The University of Law’s Legal Advice Centre on immigration bail matters.
Kim hopes to specialise in immigration whilst continuing to experience all other aspects of chambers’ work.
Extra-curricular / other:
Kim has taken part in many mooting competitions, and was runner-up in the Times / 2 Temple Gardens Moot competition 2019/20. He has also acted as a Moot Mentor for Big Voice London.
He is a keen hockey player and is Men’s Club Captain of Tulse Hill & Dulwich Hockey Club. He enjoys cycling, running, and hiking.
2020 BPTC LLM, The University of Law
2019 GDL, The University of Law
2018 BA English and French, University of Southampton, Université Rennes II
English, French, Flemish (Dutch)