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Byung-Moon JUNG Attorney

T.+82-2-3703-1576 F.+82-2-737-9091/9092
Byung-Moon JUNG Attorney
Byung-Moon JUNG Attorney

Byung-Moon JUNGAttorney

T.+82-2-3703-1576 F.+82-2-737-9091/9092 E.bmjung@kimchang.com

Areas of Expertise

Bio

Byung-Moon Jung is an attorney at Kim & Chang. He practices primarily in tax audit and dispute resolution.

Reflecting his varied experience as a judge, especially as a research judge (chief of tax team) at the Supreme Court and a presiding judge at Suwon District Court Administration Panel, Mr. Jung has developed practical experience and expertise in variety of tax issues and practices, including tax treaty issues, tax audit assistance, resolution of tax controversies, tax rulings, and legislative advisory. He also advises on tax incentives, indirect taxes, real estate taxation, and tax related issues on setting up and restructuring Korean operations of multinational companies.

As a leading member of the Tax Audit & Tax Dispute Resolution Practice, Mr. Jung works extensively with a broad range of local and overseas companies. He is an expert in advising on corporate tax, income tax, international tax, inheritance tax, and added tax. Reflecting his experience as a judge, Mr. Jung also specializes in resolution of tax controversies.

Mr. Jung also has experience providing foreign and domestic private equity funds with tax advice relating to mergers and acquisitions, transaction evaluation and structuring, due-diligence reviews, contract negotiations and documentations, restructuring, and dispositions.

Before joining Kim & Chang, Mr. Jung served in the judiciary for 19 years, first as a judge in district courts, and later as a judge in the appellate court, as well as a research judge (chief of tax litigation team) at the Supreme Court and as a presiding judge at Suwon District Court Administration Panel.

Mr. Jung received an LL.B. from Seoul National University in 1985, and attended the Judicial Research and Training Institute of the Supreme Court of Korea in 1987. He is admitted to the Korea bar. 

Profile

Experience

Kim & Chang (2006-Present)

Presiding Judge, Suwon District Court (2004-2006)

Research Judge, the Supreme Court of Korea (2000-2004)

Judge, Seoul High Court (1999-2000)

Judge, Seoul District Court, Dongbu Branch (1997-1998)

Judge, Suwon District Court (1994-1997)

Judge, Daegu District Court (1992-1994)

Judge, Pusan District Court (1990-1992)

Judge Advocate, Republic of Korea Army (1987-1990)

Representative Mattersshow

Tax Audit and Dispute Resolution
 
  • Advised on tax audit projects for various types of clients, including machinery and automobile manufacturers, IT technology companies, electronics companies, construction companies, shipping operators, banks and PEFs, and individuals. 
  • Advised on tax litigation and dispute for electronics companies, construction companies, oil companies, banks, pharmaceutical companies, shipping operators, etc. 

Representative Activitiesshow

Awards

  • Leading Lawyer, Who’s Who Legal: Korea, Corporate Tax (Who’s Who Legal, 2020) 
  • Leading Individual, The Legal 500 Asia Pacific: Tax (Legalease, 2019-2021) 
  • Leading Lawyer, Asialaw Profiles (Euromoney, 2016)

Publications/Activities
    • Getting the Deal Through – Tax Controversy: Korea chapter (Co-author, Law Business Research, 2018)

Education

    Judicial Research and Training Institute of the Supreme Court of Korea (1987)

    College of Law, Seoul National University (LL.B., 1985)

Qualifications

    Admitted to bar, Korea, 1987

Languages

Korean and English

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Byung-Moon JUNG
Attorney


T. +82-2-3703-1576      
F. +82-2-737-9091/9092
     


  




Byung-Moon Jung is an attorney at Kim & Chang. He practices primarily in tax audit and dispute resolution.

Reflecting his varied experience as a judge, especially as a research judge (chief of tax team) at the Supreme Court and a presiding judge at Suwon District Court Administration Panel, Mr. Jung has developed practical experience and expertise in variety of tax issues and practices, including tax treaty issues, tax audit assistance, resolution of tax controversies, tax rulings, and legislative advisory. He also advises on tax incentives, indirect taxes, real estate taxation, and tax related issues on setting up and restructuring Korean operations of multinational companies.

As a leading member of the Tax Audit & Tax Dispute Resolution Practice, Mr. Jung works extensively with a broad range of local and overseas companies. He is an expert in advising on corporate tax, income tax, international tax, inheritance tax, and added tax. Reflecting his experience as a judge, Mr. Jung also specializes in resolution of tax controversies.

Mr. Jung also has experience providing foreign and domestic private equity funds with tax advice relating to mergers and acquisitions, transaction evaluation and structuring, due-diligence reviews, contract negotiations and documentations, restructuring, and dispositions.

Before joining Kim & Chang, Mr. Jung served in the judiciary for 19 years, first as a judge in district courts, and later as a judge in the appellate court, as well as a research judge (chief of tax litigation team) at the Supreme Court and as a presiding judge at Suwon District Court Administration Panel.

Mr. Jung received an LL.B. from Seoul National University in 1985, and attended the Judicial Research and Training Institute of the Supreme Court of Korea in 1987. He is admitted to the Korea bar. 






    Kim & Chang (2006-Present)

    Presiding Judge, Suwon District Court (2004-2006)

    Research Judge, the Supreme Court of Korea (2000-2004)

    Judge, Seoul High Court (1999-2000)

    Judge, Seoul District Court, Dongbu Branch (1997-1998)

    Judge, Suwon District Court (1994-1997)

    Judge, Daegu District Court (1992-1994)

    Judge, Pusan District Court (1990-1992)

    Judge Advocate, Republic of Korea Army (1987-1990)






Tax Audit and Dispute Resolution
 
  •   Advised on tax audit projects for various types of clients, including machinery and automobile manufacturers, IT technology companies, electronics companies, construction companies, shipping operators, banks and PEFs, and individuals. 
  •   Advised on tax litigation and dispute for electronics companies, construction companies, oil companies, banks, pharmaceutical companies, shipping operators, etc. 





Awards

  •   Leading Lawyer, Who’s Who Legal: Korea, Corporate Tax (Who’s Who Legal, 2020) 
  •   Leading Individual, The Legal 500 Asia Pacific: Tax (Legalease, 2019-2021) 
  •   Leading Lawyer, Asialaw Profiles (Euromoney, 2016)

Publications/Activities

  •   Getting the Deal Through – Tax Controversy: Korea chapter (Co-author, Law Business Research, 2018)





Education

    Judicial Research and Training Institute of the Supreme Court of Korea (1987)

    College of Law, Seoul National University (LL.B., 1985)


Qualifications

    Admitted to bar, Korea, 1987


Languages
  •    Korean and English





Tax ,  Tax Litigation ,  Tax Audit & Tax Dispute Resolution ,  Family, Trusts & Estates Litigation ,  Corporate Investigations & White Collar Defense ,  Construction & Engineering Disputes ,  Criminal Defense Litigation