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“Outstanding” in All 24 Categories and 64 “Leading Lawyers” - asialaw Profiles & asialaw Leading Lawyers 2022/2023


Kim & Chang was named “Outstanding” in all 24 categories in the 2022/23 edition of asialaw Profiles, once again receiving the highest recognition across all surveyed categories.  In asialaw Leading Lawyers 2022/23, 64 of our attorneys and patent attorneys were recognized as Korea’s “Leading Lawyers” in their respective areas of expertise.

Below are the details of our wins from this year’s results.

Firm Rankings (named “Outstanding” in all 24 categories in Korea)

Practice Areas

  • Banking and finance
  • Capital markets
  • Competition/antitrust
  • Construction
  • Corporate and M&A
  • Dispute resolution
  • Intellectual property
  • Investment funds
  • Labour and employment
  • Private equity
  • Regulatory
  • Restructuring and insolvency
  • Tax

Industry Sectors

  • Aviation and shipping
  • Banking and financial services
  • Consumer goods and services
  • Energy
  • Industrials and manufacturing
  • Infrastructure
  • Insurance
  • Media and entertainment
  • Pharmaceuticals and life sciences
  • Real estate
  • Technology and telecommunications

Individual Rankings:

  • Banking and finance: Kye Sung Chung, Young Hyun Cho, Ick Ryol Huh, Young Min Kim, Sangmyoung Shin, Ie Hwan Yoo, Hi Sun Yoon
  • Capital markets: Young Man Huh, Chang Hyeon Ko, Moyung Jae Chung, Hoin Lee, Young-Ho Kim
  • Competition/antitrust: Kyung Taek Jung, Jay Ahn, Youngjin Jung, Brian Tae-Hyun Chung, Jung-Won Hyun, Gene-Oh (Gene) Kim, Luke Shin, Kyoung Yeon (Kay) Kim, Kee Hong Chun, Maria Hajiyerou, Eun Hee Kim, Tae Hyuk Ko, Hwan Beom Lee
  • Corporate and M&A: Kye Sung Chung, Kyung Taek Jung, Young Man Huh, Jong Koo Park, Young Jay Ro, Joon B. Kim, Kyung Yul Lee 
  • Dispute resolution: Jin Yeong Chung, Byung-Chol Yoon, Byung Woo Im, Sae Youn Kim, Hyo Je Lee, Don Jeon, Hye Sung Kim, Hee Won (Marina) Moon
  • Energy: Chang-hee Shin, Chang Sup Kwon
  • Labour and employment: Weon Jung Kim, Deok Il Seo
  • Insurance: Jae Ho Baek, Sung Woo Huh
  • Intellectual property: Jay (Young-June) Yang, Duck Soon Chang, Sang-Wook Han, Young Kim, Hyun-Jin Chang, Sang Hun Lee
  • Investment funds: Young Man Huh
  • Pharmaceuticals and life sciences: Myung Soon Chung, Eun Hee Lee, Hwan Beom Lee
  • Real estate: Yon Kyun Oh, Keun Ah Cho
  • Regulatory: Kook Hyun Yoo, Myungsuk Choi, Seung Ho Lee, Hee Won (Marina) Moon
  • Restructuring and insolvency: Jin Yeong Chung, Chiyong Rim, Janghoon Kim, Jungho Hong
  • Shipping: Byung-Suk Chung, Jin Hong Lee, Chul-Won Lee
  • Tax: Taeheung Ha
  • Technology and telecommunications: Dong Shik Choi, Min Chul Park

asialaw Profiles and asialaw Leading Lawyers: asialaw Profiles and asialaw Leading Lawyers are annually published legal directories by asialaw, a legal media company associated with Euromoney, covering law firms and legal practitioners in the Asia-Pacific region.  Drawing from law firm submissions, client and peer feedback, and independent research and data analysis, asialaw published its rankings of Korean law firms in 13 practice areas and 11 industry sectors.