Nationality: Republic of Korea (the) (Asia-Pacific States)
Term: 11 March 2015 - 11 March 2024
Assumed full-time duty: 11 March 2015
Elected from: List A on 10 March 2015
Assigned to: Trial Division
Current chamber: Trial Chamber V, Trial Chamber II, Trial Chamber IX
Judge as of 11 March 2015, for a term of nine years.
Judge CHUNG (1967) came to the ICC from the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia (ECCC) in Phnom Penh, Cambodia where he had served as a United Nations International Judge in the Pre-Trial Chamber since August 2011. At the ECCC, he was a member of both the Rules and Procedure Committee and the Judicial Administration Committee. Prior to this, Judge CHUNG served six years as a high court judge, eight years as a district court judge and three years as a military judge in the Republic of Korea from 1993.
From 2008 to 2009 he served as a Legal Advisor and Korean Delegate to the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL) at the Embassy of the Republic of Korea and Permanent Mission in Vienna, Austria. Judge CHUNG holds a B.A. in Law and an LL.M. in International Law from Seoul National University. He has also been a Research Scholar at the London School of Economics and Political Science (2001), as well as at the University of Hong Kong (2005). He is married to Seung-mee PARK, and they have two children.