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Hyo Je LEE Attorney

T.+82-2-3703-4983 F.+82-2-737-9091/9092
Hyo Je LEE Attorney
Hyo Je LEE Attorney

Hyo Je LEEAttorney

T.+82-2-3703-4983 F.+82-2-737-9091/9092 E.hyoje.lee@kimchang.com

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Hyo Je Lee is an attorney at Kim & Chang. Using his extensive litigation experience in courts, Mr. Lee specializes in corporate restructuring, finance, construction and real estate disputes, and civil and criminal litigation. 

Before joining Kim & Chang, Mr. Lee served as a judge and a presiding judge at Seoul District Eastern Branch, Seoul Central District Court, Suncheon Branch of Gwangju District Court, Gwangju High Court, Seoul Northern District Court, Seoul High Court, Tongyeong Branch of Changwon District Court, and the Supreme Court for fifteen years. His judicial career focused on civil litigation, criminal cases, and administrating applications for assigning temporary provisions. He also served in the National Court Administration and Seoul Central District Court as a personal affairs director and a public information officer focusing on judicial administration. 

Mr. Lee has contributed many times to legal publications and judiciary libraries. The topics of his writings include review on preliminary injunction for suspension of the executive member's performance by group type, requirements for issuing preliminary injunction status of intellectual property rights, requirements for issuance of temporary restraining order under the US law, and the effect of sales contract that restricts certain types of business.

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Experience

Kim & Chang (2018-Present)

Research Judge (Presiding Judge), Supreme Court (2016-2018)

Presiding Judge, Tongyeong Branch of Changwon District Court (2015-2016)

Judge, Seoul High Court (2014-2015)

Judge, Seoul Northern District Court (2013-2014)

Director of Personnel Affairs 1, National Court Administration (2012-2013)

Director of Personnel Affairs 2, National Court Administration (2011-2012)

Judge, Gwangju High Court (2009-2011)

Judge, Suncheon Branch of Gwangju District Court (2007-2009)

Judge, Seoul Central District Court (2005-2007)

Judge, Seoul District Eastern Branch (2003-2005)

Judge Advocate, Republic of Korea Army (2000-2003)

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Awards

  • Leading Lawyer, Asialaw Leading Lawyers: Dispute Resolution (Euromoney, 2022-2023)

Education

    UCLA School of Law (LL.M., 2008)

    Judicial Research and Training Institute of the Supreme Court of Korea (2000)

    School of Law, Seoul National University (LL.B., 1998)

Qualifications

    Admitted to bar, Korea, 2000

Languages

Korean and English

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Hyo Je LEE
Attorney


T. +82-2-3703-4983      
F. +82-2-737-9091/9092
     


  




Hyo Je Lee is an attorney at Kim & Chang. Using his extensive litigation experience in courts, Mr. Lee specializes in corporate restructuring, finance, construction and real estate disputes, and civil and criminal litigation. 

Before joining Kim & Chang, Mr. Lee served as a judge and a presiding judge at Seoul District Eastern Branch, Seoul Central District Court, Suncheon Branch of Gwangju District Court, Gwangju High Court, Seoul Northern District Court, Seoul High Court, Tongyeong Branch of Changwon District Court, and the Supreme Court for fifteen years. His judicial career focused on civil litigation, criminal cases, and administrating applications for assigning temporary provisions. He also served in the National Court Administration and Seoul Central District Court as a personal affairs director and a public information officer focusing on judicial administration. 

Mr. Lee has contributed many times to legal publications and judiciary libraries. The topics of his writings include review on preliminary injunction for suspension of the executive member's performance by group type, requirements for issuing preliminary injunction status of intellectual property rights, requirements for issuance of temporary restraining order under the US law, and the effect of sales contract that restricts certain types of business.






    Kim & Chang (2018-Present)

    Research Judge (Presiding Judge), Supreme Court (2016-2018)

    Presiding Judge, Tongyeong Branch of Changwon District Court (2015-2016)

    Judge, Seoul High Court (2014-2015)

    Judge, Seoul Northern District Court (2013-2014)

    Director of Personnel Affairs 1, National Court Administration (2012-2013)

    Director of Personnel Affairs 2, National Court Administration (2011-2012)

    Judge, Gwangju High Court (2009-2011)

    Judge, Suncheon Branch of Gwangju District Court (2007-2009)

    Judge, Seoul Central District Court (2005-2007)

    Judge, Seoul District Eastern Branch (2003-2005)

    Judge Advocate, Republic of Korea Army (2000-2003)






Awards

  •   Leading Lawyer, Asialaw Leading Lawyers: Dispute Resolution (Euromoney, 2022-2023)





Education

    UCLA School of Law (LL.M., 2008)

    Judicial Research and Training Institute of the Supreme Court of Korea (2000)

    School of Law, Seoul National University (LL.B., 1998)


Qualifications

    Admitted to bar, Korea, 2000


Languages
  •    Korean and English





Banking, Securities & Finance Litigation ,  Criminal Defense Litigation ,  Corporate & M&A Litigation ,  Employment Litigation ,  Construction & Engineering Disputes ,  Litigation