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林信權 律师

T.+82-2-3703-1481 F.+82-2-737-9091/9092
林信權 律师
林信權 律师

林信權律师

T.+82-2-3703-1481 F.+82-2-737-9091/9092 E.sklim@kimchang.com

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Shin Kwon Lim is a senior attorney in Kim & Chang’s Mergers & Acquisitions Practice. He specializes in mergers & acquisitions, private equity investments and corporate restructuring.

Since joining the firm in 2004, Mr. Lim has represented a number of multinational corporations and private equity funds on both cross-border and domestic transactions, many of these being the first of their kinds in Korea. Also, he has extensive experience handling intra-group corporate restructuring transactions, including merger, spin-off and comprehensive stock swap.

Mr. Lim is one of the “leading” M&A lawyers in Korea, as recognized by some of the world’s leading legal directories, such as Chambers Global, Chambers Asia-Pacific and Who’s Who Legal: Korea. Since 2016, he has also been recognized as one of the “Leading Lawyers” in Corporate Governance and M&A by LegalTimes, a top legal publication in Korea. He was also awarded "Client Choice Awards: Souht Korea Lawyer of the Year" from Asia law in 2023.

Profile

Experience

Visiting Attorney, Paul Weiss Rifkind Wharton & Garrison LLP (2010-2011)

Kim & Chang (2004-Present)

Judge Advocate, Republic of Korea Air Force; ROK-US Combined Forces Command (2001-2004)

Representative Mattersshow

  • Represented a private equity fund in Korea in its sale of a Korean packaging company and a Korean paper company. 
  • Represented a private equity fund in Korea in its sale of a Korean wellness appliances company. 
  • Represented a private equity fund in Korea in its sale of a Korean life insurance company. 
  • Represented a machinery rental company in Korea in its sale of a Korean automobile rental company. 
  • Represented in its sale of a cable TV company's cable service business. 
  • Represented a global chemical materials company in its comprehensive stock swap with its subsidiary. 
  • Represented a global chemical materials company in a tender offer for shares held by minority shareholders. 
  • Represented a global chemical materials company in its acquisition of a Korean chemical company. 
  • Represented a global shipping and printing company in its acquisition of a Korean subsidiary company. 
  • Represented a global private equity fund in its acquisition of a Korean knit product manufacturing and exporting company. 
  • Represented a global private equity fund in its sale of an industrial manufacturing company. 
  • Represented a global private equity fund in its acquisition of an industrial manufacturing company. 
  • Represented a major Korean private equity fund in its acquisition of a cosmetic manufacturing company. 
  • Represented a major Korean private equity fund in its sale of a portion of interest in a Korean home wellness appliance manufacturing company. 
  • Represented a major Korean private equity fund in its acquisition of a Korean industrial gas company. 
  • Represented a major Korean private equity fund in its acquisition of a golf club operating company. 
  • Represented a major Korean private equity fund in its acquisition of CB investment in a biotechnology company. 
  • Represented a major Korean private equity fund in its acquisition of a global machine company’s Machine Tool Business. 
  • Represented a major Korean private equity fund in its acquisition of a waste disposal company. 
  • Represented a top Korean conglomerate in its merger of its fashion and production subsidiaries. 
  • Represented a top Korean conglomerate in its merger of its IT business into the holding company. 
  • Represented a major Korean private equity fund in its acquisition of CB investment in a fashion company. 
  • Represented a major Korean private equity fund in its acquisition of a waste recycling company. 
  • Represented a major Korean private equity fund in its acquisition of a leasing business. 
  • Represented a major private equity fund in its acquisition of a Korean insurance company. 
  • Represented a major Korean private equity fund in its acquisition of a Korean home wellness appliance manufacturing company. 

Representative Activitiesshow

Awards

  • Client Choice Awards: South Korea Lawyer of the Year, asialaw Awards (asialaw, 2023)
  • Leading Lawyer, Who’s Who Legal: Korea, M&A and Governance (Who’s Who Legal, 2019-2024)
  • Leading Lawyer, Who’s Who Legal: Korea, Private Funds (Who’s Who Legal, 2021-2024)
  • Leading Individual, Chambers Asia-Pacific, Corporate/M&A (Chambers and Partners, 2018-2024)
  • Leading Individual, Chambers Global, Corporate/M&A (Chambers and Partners, 2018-2024)
  • Leading Lawyer, Legal Times: 회사법 및 M&A (리걸타임즈, 2016-2021, 2023)

Publications/Activities
    • Korea Annual Review 2012, 2013: M&A chapter (Co-author, Legal Media Group - IFLR & Asialaw, 2012, 2013)

Education

    New York University School of Law (LL.M., 2010)

    Graduate School of Law, Seoul National University (LL.M., 2003)

    Judicial Research and Training Institute of the Supreme Court of Korea (2001)

    College of Law, Seoul National University (LL.B., 1999)

Qualifications

    Admitted to bar, Korea, 2001; New York, 2011

Languages

Korean and English

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Shin Kwon Lim is a senior attorney in Kim & Chang’s Mergers & Acquisitions Practice. He specializes in mergers & acquisitions, private equity investments and corporate restructuring.

Since joining the firm in 2004, Mr. Lim has represented a number of multinational corporations and private equity funds on both cross-border and domestic transactions, many of these being the first of their kinds in Korea. Also, he has extensive experience handling intra-group corporate restructuring transactions, including merger, spin-off and comprehensive stock swap.

Mr. Lim is one of the “leading” M&A lawyers in Korea, as recognized by some of the world’s leading legal directories, such as Chambers Global, Chambers Asia-Pacific and Who’s Who Legal: Korea. Since 2016, he has also been recognized as one of the “Leading Lawyers” in Corporate Governance and M&A by LegalTimes, a top legal publication in Korea. He was also awarded "Client Choice Awards: Souht Korea Lawyer of the Year" from Asia law in 2023.






    Visiting Attorney, Paul Weiss Rifkind Wharton & Garrison LLP (2010-2011)

    Kim & Chang (2004-Present)

    Judge Advocate, Republic of Korea Air Force; ROK-US Combined Forces Command (2001-2004)






  •   Represented a private equity fund in Korea in its sale of a Korean packaging company and a Korean paper company. 
  •   Represented a private equity fund in Korea in its sale of a Korean wellness appliances company. 
  •   Represented a private equity fund in Korea in its sale of a Korean life insurance company. 
  •   Represented a machinery rental company in Korea in its sale of a Korean automobile rental company. 
  •   Represented in its sale of a cable TV company's cable service business. 
  •   Represented a global chemical materials company in its comprehensive stock swap with its subsidiary. 
  •   Represented a global chemical materials company in a tender offer for shares held by minority shareholders. 
  •   Represented a global chemical materials company in its acquisition of a Korean chemical company. 
  •   Represented a global shipping and printing company in its acquisition of a Korean subsidiary company. 
  •   Represented a global private equity fund in its acquisition of a Korean knit product manufacturing and exporting company. 
  •   Represented a global private equity fund in its sale of an industrial manufacturing company. 
  •   Represented a global private equity fund in its acquisition of an industrial manufacturing company. 
  •   Represented a major Korean private equity fund in its acquisition of a cosmetic manufacturing company. 
  •   Represented a major Korean private equity fund in its sale of a portion of interest in a Korean home wellness appliance manufacturing company. 
  •   Represented a major Korean private equity fund in its acquisition of a Korean industrial gas company. 
  •   Represented a major Korean private equity fund in its acquisition of a golf club operating company. 
  •   Represented a major Korean private equity fund in its acquisition of CB investment in a biotechnology company. 
  •   Represented a major Korean private equity fund in its acquisition of a global machine company’s Machine Tool Business. 
  •   Represented a major Korean private equity fund in its acquisition of a waste disposal company. 
  •   Represented a top Korean conglomerate in its merger of its fashion and production subsidiaries. 
  •   Represented a top Korean conglomerate in its merger of its IT business into the holding company. 
  •   Represented a major Korean private equity fund in its acquisition of CB investment in a fashion company. 
  •   Represented a major Korean private equity fund in its acquisition of a waste recycling company. 
  •   Represented a major Korean private equity fund in its acquisition of a leasing business. 
  •   Represented a major private equity fund in its acquisition of a Korean insurance company. 
  •   Represented a major Korean private equity fund in its acquisition of a Korean home wellness appliance manufacturing company. 





Awards

  •   Client Choice Awards: South Korea Lawyer of the Year, asialaw Awards (asialaw, 2023)
  •   Leading Lawyer, Who’s Who Legal: Korea, M&A and Governance (Who’s Who Legal, 2019-2024)
  •   Leading Lawyer, Who’s Who Legal: Korea, Private Funds (Who’s Who Legal, 2021-2024)
  •   Leading Individual, Chambers Asia-Pacific, Corporate/M&A (Chambers and Partners, 2018-2024)
  •   Leading Individual, Chambers Global, Corporate/M&A (Chambers and Partners, 2018-2024)
  •   Leading Lawyer, Legal Times: 회사법 및 M&A (리걸타임즈, 2016-2021, 2023)

Publications/Activities

  •   Korea Annual Review 2012, 2013: M&A chapter (Co-author, Legal Media Group - IFLR & Asialaw, 2012, 2013)





Education

    New York University School of Law (LL.M., 2010)

    Graduate School of Law, Seoul National University (LL.M., 2003)

    Judicial Research and Training Institute of the Supreme Court of Korea (2001)

    College of Law, Seoul National University (LL.B., 1999)


Qualifications

    Admitted to bar, Korea, 2001; New York, 2011


Languages
  •    Korean and English





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