Director, K3 Legal


Julia is a director of the litigation and dispute resolution team and leads the Korean team at K3 Legal.

Julia specialises in civil litigation and dispute resolution, frequently appearing in the High Court.

Julia has extensive experience in a wide range of matters, including property law, commercial and corporate, contract, construction, tort, insolvency, trusts and estates, employment and family law.

Julia holds a Master of Law degree from Duke University (North Carolina, USA) as well as a Bachelor of Law Honours degree from the University of Auckland, where she completed a Bachelor of Commerce degree majoring in finance. She was admitted to the New Zealand Bar in April 2014 and was subsequently admitted to the New York (USA) Bar in August 2016.

Julia is considered a frontrunner in her field and was selected as a NZ Lawyer ‘Rising Star’ for two consecutive years in 2022 and 2023.

Julia currently serves as the Secretary of the New Zealand Korean Lawyers Association (NZKLA) and holds multiple memberships in New Zealand including the Auckland District Law Society (ADLS), the Auckland Women Lawyers Association (AWLA) and New Zealand Asian Lawyers (NZAL).

Julia has also recently joined the International Association of Korean Lawyers (IAKL) and is honoured to be participating in this year’s conference.