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Most Professionals Ever Recognized from Kim & Chang as Leading Lawyers – Asialaw Leading Lawyers 2018

14 May 2018

Asialaw Leading Lawyers 2018, a leading legal directory published by Asialaw, named 38 Kim & Chang professionals as leading lawyers, up from 29 recognitions in 2017.  Nine were named “Market-Leading Lawyers,” while 27 were recognized as “Leading Lawyers” and two as “Rising Stars.”  


Our firm was once again the leading Korean law firm with the most number of professionals listed in the directory, surpassing our own record from one year ago. 


The following is the list of our recognized professionals: 


Market-Leading Lawyer:

  • Chiyong Rim (Restructuring & Insolvency)
  • Dong Shik Choi (IT, Telco & Media)
  • Duck Soon Chang (Intellectual Property)
  • Jay Ahn (Banking & Finance, Competition & Antitrust, Corporate/M&A)
  • Jay (Young-June) Yang (Intellectual Property)
  • Jin Yeong Chung (Dispute Resolution & Litigation, Restructuring & Insolvency)
  • Kook Hyun Yoo (Dispute Resolution & Litigation)
  • Kye Sung Chung (Banking & Finance, Corporate/M&A)
  • Kyung Taek Jung (Competition & Antitrust, Corporate/M&A)


Leading Lawyer:

  • Byung-Chol (B.C.) Yoon (Dispute Resolution & Litigation)
  • Byung-Suk Chung (Shipping, Maritime & Aviation)
  • Chang Hyeon Ko (Private Equity, Corporate/M&A)
  • Deok Il Seo (Labour & Employment)
  • Eun Young Park (Dispute Resolution & Litigation)
  • Gene-Oh (Gene) Kim (Competition & Antitrust)
  • Hoin Lee (Banking & Finance, Labour & Employment)
  • Hi Sun Yoon (Banking & Finance)
  • Jae Ho Baek (Corporate/M&A, Insurance)
  • Je Heum Baik (Taxation)
  • Jin Hwan Kim (IT, Telco & Media)
  • Jong Hyun Park (Corporate/M&A)
  • Jong Koo Park (Corporate/M&A)
  • Liz Kyo-Hwa Chung (Dispute Resolution & Litigation)
  • Myoung Jae Chung (Capital Markets, Corporate/M&A, Investment Funds)
  • Sang Hwan Lee (Banking & Finance)
  • Sang Wook Han (Intellectual Property)
  • Sup Joon Byun (Corporate/M&A, Dispute Resolution & Litigation)
  • Sung Ku Jeong (Capital Markets)
  • Sung Nam Kim (Intellectual Property)
  • Sung Uk Park (Corporate/M&A)
  • Woo Hyun Baik (Taxation)
  • Youngjin Jung (Competition & Antitrust)
  • Young Jay Ro (Capital Markets, Corporate/M&A)
  • Young Man Huh (Capital Markets, Private Equity)
  • Yun Bak Chung (Private Equity)


Rising Star:

  • Hee Jeong Kim (Capital Markets)
  • Joon Kim (Corporate/M&A)


Market Leading Lawyer: A head of a practice and/or with a management role in their firm, and has an exceptional record of client service

Leading Lawyer: A long-established member of a practice team with a reputation for superior client service

Rising Star: A lawyer, including junior partner, of less than seven years’ experience who has made an immediate impact as an adviser in their practice area


About Asialaw Leading Lawyers:  Asialaw, a legal media branch of Euromoney, annually publishes Asialaw Leading Lawyers, a directory of leading lawyers in the Asia-Pacific region.  The directory’s 2018 edition published in May relied on survey responses of corporate executives and lawyers to determine the most outstanding lawyers from across 24 countries in 18 practice areas.