From March 16-September 21, 2020, Margaret Kim is on secondment.Margaret Kim advises Canadian and international clients on a broad range of trade and investment matters, including trade remedies, trade and investment agreements (including NAFTA and the WTO agreements), customs, economic sanctions, export and import controls, anti-corruption, and other cross-border/cross-pacific issues.
Prior to joining Bennett Jones, Margaret practised at another national Canadian law firm in the area of competition/antitrust, international trade and foreign investment. She has also worked in the Legal Vice-Presidency Unit of the World Bank in Washington, D.C.
Margaret obtained her joint Canadian / American J.D. from the University of Ottawa and the American University Washington College of Law in Washington, D.C. While attending law school, she competed in the ELSA WTO Moot Court Competition and the Inaugural Global Antitrust Institute Invitational. She also served as a Senior Articles Editor of the Administrative Law Review, and worked as a Research Assistant for Professor Michael Geist at the University of Ottawa’s Centre for Law, Technology and Society.
Margaret currently sits on the Executive Committee of the Ontario Bar Association’s International Law Section as a Newsletter Editor. She is fluent in Korean.