Kim is a Lecturer in Law at the University of Exeter. She was previously a Max Weber Fellow at the European University Institute (Florence), a Lecturer at the University of Strathclyde (Glasgow), and a Teaching Fellow at UCL (London and Adelaide). Kim is also qualified as a lawyer and has experience of practice in London and Johannesburg. Kim's research interests include multilevel climate law - with a particular interest in climate litigation - energy and environmental law, law and decolonisation, and private law. She is currently working on a monograph about climate litigation, under contract with Cambridge University Press.