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In Hwan LEE Attorney

T.+82-2-3703-1827 F.+82-2-737-9091/9092
In Hwan LEE Attorney
In Hwan LEE Attorney

In Hwan LEEAttorney

T.+82-2-3703-1827 F.+82-2-737-9091/9092 E.inhwan.lee@kimchang.com

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Bio

Inhwan Lee is an attorney at Kim & Chang. He practices primarily in the fields of privacy, trade secret & corporate information protection, product liability & consumer claims and health. Mr. Lee has extensive experience advising the firm’s clients in the consumer products, IT and telecommunications industries as well as consulting global manufacturers and importers of motor vehicles and pharmaceutical, healthcare and medical device companies. 

Mr. Lee’s practice encompasses privacy and data protection law, compliance with relevant regulations, and data breach cases. He also regularly advises clients on various issues arising from complex commercial disputes as well as product liability litigation. Mr. Lee has represented multinational companies in investigations by government authorities including the Korea Communications Commission, as well as in tort and administrative litigations, especially those involving privacy and data protection issues. 

Mr. Lee has co-authored various articles including the Korea chapters of “The Privacy, Data Protection and Cybersecurity Law Review (Edition 1),” “Getting the Deal Through – Data Protection & Privacy 2016,” and “Practical Law – Data Protection Global Guide 2015/16.” He is a Certified Information Privacy Professional in both the United States and European privacy law. 

Profile

Experience

Member, Healthcare Data Review Specialist Group, Korea Health Information Service (2021-Present) 

Member, Committee for Evaluation of Adequacy, Korea Financial Telecommunications & Clearings Institute (2021-Present) 

Committee Member, National Tax Statistics Center, National Tax Service (2021-Present) 

Member, Committee for Evaluation of Adequacy of Data Psuedonymization and Anonymization, Financial Security Institute (2020-Present) 

Steering Committee Member, Data Safe Zone, Korea Data Agency (2020-Present) 

Kim & Chang (2010-Present) 

Judge Advocate, Republic of Korea Army (2007-2010)

Representative Activitiesshow

Publications/Activities
    • Leading Lawyer, Who’s Who Legal: Korea, Data (Who’s Who Legal, 2022) 
    • Practical Law Data Privacy Advisor - Information Security Considerations/Cyber Incident Response and Data Breach Notification (Co-author, Thomson Reuters, 2021) 
    • Data Privacy Advisor - Information Security Considerations/Cyber Incident Response and Data Breach Notification (Co-author, Thomson Reuters, 2019) 
    • Information Security Considerations: South Korea (Co-author, Thomson Reuters, 2018) 
    • Cyber Incident Response and Data Breach Notification: South Korea (Co-author, Thomson Reuters, 2018) 
    • Cross-border Transfers of Personal Data and Practical Implications, Journal of Korean Law Vol. 17 (Co-author, Seoul National University, 2017) 
    • Getting the Deal Through - Data Protection & Privacy 2016: Korea chapter (Co-author, Law Business Research, 2015) 
    • Practical Law - Data Protection Global Guide 2015/16: “Korea” chapter (Co-author, Thomson Reuters, 2015) 
    • Getting the Deal Through - Cybersecurity: Korea chapter (Co-author, Law Business Research, 2015) 
    • The Privacy, Data Protection and Cybersecurity Law Review (Edition 1): “Korea” chapter (Co-author, Law Business Research, 2014) 
    • A Study on Corrective Measures to an Anticompetitive Merger (2010)

Education

    New York University School of Law (LL.M., 2016) 

    Graduate School of Law, Seoul National University (2010) 

    Judicial Research and Training Institute of the Supreme Court of Korea (2007) 

    Seoul National University (B.A., Political Science, 2006)

Qualifications

    Admitted to bar, Korea, 2007; New York, 2017 

    Certified Information Security Engineer, Korea, 2020 

    Certified Information Privacy Professional, United States, 2016; Europe, 2016 

Languages

Korean and English

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In Hwan LEE
Attorney


T. +82-2-3703-1827      
F. +82-2-737-9091/9092
     


  




Inhwan Lee is an attorney at Kim & Chang. He practices primarily in the fields of privacy, trade secret & corporate information protection, product liability & consumer claims and health. Mr. Lee has extensive experience advising the firm’s clients in the consumer products, IT and telecommunications industries as well as consulting global manufacturers and importers of motor vehicles and pharmaceutical, healthcare and medical device companies. 

Mr. Lee’s practice encompasses privacy and data protection law, compliance with relevant regulations, and data breach cases. He also regularly advises clients on various issues arising from complex commercial disputes as well as product liability litigation. Mr. Lee has represented multinational companies in investigations by government authorities including the Korea Communications Commission, as well as in tort and administrative litigations, especially those involving privacy and data protection issues. 

Mr. Lee has co-authored various articles including the Korea chapters of “The Privacy, Data Protection and Cybersecurity Law Review (Edition 1),” “Getting the Deal Through – Data Protection & Privacy 2016,” and “Practical Law – Data Protection Global Guide 2015/16.” He is a Certified Information Privacy Professional in both the United States and European privacy law. 






    Member, Healthcare Data Review Specialist Group, Korea Health Information Service (2021-Present) 

    Member, Committee for Evaluation of Adequacy, Korea Financial Telecommunications & Clearings Institute (2021-Present) 

    Committee Member, National Tax Statistics Center, National Tax Service (2021-Present) 

    Member, Committee for Evaluation of Adequacy of Data Psuedonymization and Anonymization, Financial Security Institute (2020-Present) 

    Steering Committee Member, Data Safe Zone, Korea Data Agency (2020-Present) 

    Kim & Chang (2010-Present) 

    Judge Advocate, Republic of Korea Army (2007-2010)






Publications/Activities

  •   Leading Lawyer, Who’s Who Legal: Korea, Data (Who’s Who Legal, 2022) 
  •   Practical Law Data Privacy Advisor - Information Security Considerations/Cyber Incident Response and Data Breach Notification (Co-author, Thomson Reuters, 2021) 
  •   Data Privacy Advisor - Information Security Considerations/Cyber Incident Response and Data Breach Notification (Co-author, Thomson Reuters, 2019) 
  •   Information Security Considerations: South Korea (Co-author, Thomson Reuters, 2018) 
  •   Cyber Incident Response and Data Breach Notification: South Korea (Co-author, Thomson Reuters, 2018) 
  •   Cross-border Transfers of Personal Data and Practical Implications, Journal of Korean Law Vol. 17 (Co-author, Seoul National University, 2017) 
  •   Getting the Deal Through - Data Protection & Privacy 2016: Korea chapter (Co-author, Law Business Research, 2015) 
  •   Practical Law - Data Protection Global Guide 2015/16: “Korea” chapter (Co-author, Thomson Reuters, 2015) 
  •   Getting the Deal Through - Cybersecurity: Korea chapter (Co-author, Law Business Research, 2015) 
  •   The Privacy, Data Protection and Cybersecurity Law Review (Edition 1): “Korea” chapter (Co-author, Law Business Research, 2014) 
  •   A Study on Corrective Measures to an Anticompetitive Merger (2010)





Education

    New York University School of Law (LL.M., 2016) 

    Graduate School of Law, Seoul National University (2010) 

    Judicial Research and Training Institute of the Supreme Court of Korea (2007) 

    Seoul National University (B.A., Political Science, 2006)


Qualifications

    Admitted to bar, Korea, 2007; New York, 2017 

    Certified Information Security Engineer, Korea, 2020 

    Certified Information Privacy Professional, United States, 2016; Europe, 2016 


Languages
  •    Korean and English





Privacy & Data Security ,  Privacy Litigation ,  Trade Secret & Corporate Information Protection ,  Product Liability & Consumer Claims ,  Fintech & IT Compliance ,  Health