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94 Professionals Ranked as Leading Lawyers – Who’s Who Legal: Korea 2019


According to Who’s Who Legal: Korea 2019, 94 Kim & Chang professionals were selected as “Leading Lawyers” across 22 practice areas. 

Recognizing our leading performance in the Korean legal market, Who’s Who Legal (“WWL”) stated that “[Kim & Chang] demonstrates the sheer breadth and depth of expertise its practitioners have to offer, with […] almost double the number of listings of its nearest competitor.”

The following is a full list of our recognitions:

  • Arbitration: Una Cho, Richard Menard, Eun Young Park, Joel E. Richardson, Kay-Jannes Wegner, Byung-Chol (B.C.) Yoon 
  • Aviation: Young Kyun Cho, Robert Gilbert
  • Banking: Sang Jin Ahn, Seong-Koo Cheong, Chan Moon Park
  • Business Crime Defence & Investigations: Hwa Soo Chung, Byung-Suk Lee, Scott Lee, Eun Young Park
  • Capital Markets: Bo Yong Ahn, Seong-Koo Cheong, Yong Ho Choi, Myoung Jae Chung, Young Man Huh, Chang Hyeon Ko, Seon-Jee Lee, Jong-Goo Yi, Ie Hwan Yoo
  • Competition: Jay Ahn, Jae Hyung Ban, Kyung Won Choi, Kee-Hong Chun, Seung Hwan (Miles) Chung, Maria Hajiyerou, Jung-Won Hyun, Kyung Taek Jung, Youngjin Jung, Tae Kyu Kang, Gene-Oh (Gene) Kim, In Sang Kim, Tae Hyuk Ko, Kyung Yul Lee, Sang Hyuk Park, Seounghee Park, Sung Eyup Park, Luke Shin, Sung-Joo Yoon 
  • Construction & Real Estate: Byung-Woo Im, Eun Young Park, Kwan Sik Yu
  • Corporate Tax: Je Heum Baik, Woo Hyun Baik, John Lee, Michael Quigley
  • Data: Dong Shik Choi, Eugene Kim
  • Energy: Young Kyun Cho, Chang-hee Shin
  • Environment: Hyeong Jun Hwang, Yoon Jeong Lee
  • Franchise: Anthony (Haejin) Jeong
  • Intellectual Property: Duck Soon Chang, Alex Hyon Cho, Sang-Wook Han, Man Gi Paik, Chun Y. Yang, Jay (Young-June) Yang
  • Labour & Employment: Hee-Chul Hwang, Chun Wook Hyun, Wan Joo, Jong Chul Jung, Ki Young Kim, Weon Jung Kim, Do Hyung Lee, Jung Taek Park, Deok Il Seo
  • M&A and Governance: Young Man Huh, Ji Pyoung Kim, Joon Kim, Shin Kwon Lim, Jong Hyun Park
  • Mediation: Joel E. Richardson
  • Private Funds: Young Man Huh, Sang Goo Lee
  • Product Liability Defence: Brian C. Oh
  • Project Finance: Young Kyun Cho
  • Restructuring & Insolvency: Chiyong Rim
  • Shipping: Byung-Suk Chung, Jin Hong Lee
  • Trade & Customs: Youngjin Jung, Juhong Kim, Jin-Hwan Lee

Who’s Who Legal: Korea 2019:  The inaugural edition of Who’s Who Legal: Korea, published by leading UK-based legal directory WWL, is part of its WWL National Guides, a report of legal markets in countries across the globe.  Through independent research and interviews with clients and industry experts, WWL published an in-depth analysis of Korea’s legal market with listings of leading practitioners in each practice area surveyed in Korea. 

Who’s Who Legal: Korea 2019