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Jong Hyun PARK Attorney

T.+82-2-3703-1305 F.+82-2-737-9091/9092
Jong Hyun PARK Attorney
Jong Hyun PARK Attorney

Jong Hyun PARKAttorney

T.+82-2-3703-1305F.+82-2-737-9091/9092E.jhpark@kimchang.com

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Jong Hyun Park is an attorney in Kim & Chang’s Mergers & Acquisitions, Private Equity, and Securities Practices. 

Mr. Park has extensive experience advising publicly and privately held multinational and Korean companies and financial institutions in a wide range of cross-border and domestic transactions, including share and asset purchases, joint venture, corporate governance and securities. 

Mr. Park’s representative work in recent years includes assisting major domestic and multinational private equity funds in their acquisitions of shares in Korean companies and advising major domestic companies on corporate governance matters including hostile takeover. 

Mr. Park has co-authored publications related to private equity, mergers and acquisitions, and securities regulation, including the “PLC Private Equity and Venture Capital Multi-jurisdictional Guide 2014/15 - Private Equity Country Q&A: South Korea section” (Thomson Reuters, 2014), “European Lawyer Reference - Mergers & Acquisitions (First edition): South Korea chapter” (Thomson Reuters, 2012) and “Recent developments in the short sale rule and bank/bank holding company ownership in Korea, International Investment & Securities Review 2009” (Euromoney Yearbooks, 2009).

Mr. Park received an LL.M. from the University of California, Berkeley, School of Law in 2007 and an LL.B. from the Seoul National University College of Law in 1994. He attended the Judicial Research and Training Institute of the Supreme Court of Korea in 1998. He is admitted to the Korea bar.

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Experience

Kim & Chang (2001-Present) 

Judge Advocate, Republic of Korea Army (1998-2001)

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Awards

  • Leading Individual, Chambers Asia-Pacific, Corporate/M&A (Chambers and Partners, 2019) 
  • Leading Lawyer, Who’s Who Legal: Korea, M&A and Governance (Who’s Who Legal, 2019)

Publications/Activities
    • Getting the Deal Through - Private Equity (Transactions): Korea chapter (Co-author, Law Business Research, 2015-2017) 
    • PLC Private Equity and Venture Capital Multi-jurisdictional Guide - Private Equity Country Q&A: Korea chapter (Co-author, Thomson Reuters, 2014-2015) 
    • European Lawyer Reference - Mergers & Acquisitions (First edition): Korea chapter (Co-author, Thomson Reuters, 2012) 
    • Recent developments in the short sale rule and bank/bank holding company ownership in Korea, International Investment & Securities Review 2009 (Co-author, Euromoney Yearbooks, 2009)

Education

    UC Berkeley School of Law (LL.M., 2007)

    Judicial Research and Training Institute of the Supreme Court of Korea (1998)

    College of Law, Seoul National University (LL.B., 1994)

Qualifications

    Admitted to bar, Korea, 1998

Languages

Korean, English

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Jong Hyun PARK Attorney


T. +82-2-3703-1305      F. +82-2-737-9091/9092     


  




Jong Hyun Park is an attorney in Kim & Chang’s Mergers & Acquisitions, Private Equity, and Securities Practices. 

Mr. Park has extensive experience advising publicly and privately held multinational and Korean companies and financial institutions in a wide range of cross-border and domestic transactions, including share and asset purchases, joint venture, corporate governance and securities. 

Mr. Park’s representative work in recent years includes assisting major domestic and multinational private equity funds in their acquisitions of shares in Korean companies and advising major domestic companies on corporate governance matters including hostile takeover. 

Mr. Park has co-authored publications related to private equity, mergers and acquisitions, and securities regulation, including the “PLC Private Equity and Venture Capital Multi-jurisdictional Guide 2014/15 - Private Equity Country Q&A: South Korea section” (Thomson Reuters, 2014), “European Lawyer Reference - Mergers & Acquisitions (First edition): South Korea chapter” (Thomson Reuters, 2012) and “Recent developments in the short sale rule and bank/bank holding company ownership in Korea, International Investment & Securities Review 2009” (Euromoney Yearbooks, 2009).

Mr. Park received an LL.M. from the University of California, Berkeley, School of Law in 2007 and an LL.B. from the Seoul National University College of Law in 1994. He attended the Judicial Research and Training Institute of the Supreme Court of Korea in 1998. He is admitted to the Korea bar.






    Kim & Chang (2001-Present) 

    Judge Advocate, Republic of Korea Army (1998-2001)






Awards

  •   Leading Individual, Chambers Asia-Pacific, Corporate/M&A (Chambers and Partners, 2019) 
  •   Leading Lawyer, Who’s Who Legal: Korea, M&A and Governance (Who’s Who Legal, 2019)

Publications/Activities

  •   Getting the Deal Through - Private Equity (Transactions): Korea chapter (Co-author, Law Business Research, 2015-2017) 
  •   PLC Private Equity and Venture Capital Multi-jurisdictional Guide - Private Equity Country Q&A: Korea chapter (Co-author, Thomson Reuters, 2014-2015) 
  •   European Lawyer Reference - Mergers & Acquisitions (First edition): Korea chapter (Co-author, Thomson Reuters, 2012) 
  •   Recent developments in the short sale rule and bank/bank holding company ownership in Korea, International Investment & Securities Review 2009 (Co-author, Euromoney Yearbooks, 2009)





Education

    UC Berkeley School of Law (LL.M., 2007)

    Judicial Research and Training Institute of the Supreme Court of Korea (1998)

    College of Law, Seoul National University (LL.B., 1994)


Qualifications

    Admitted to bar, Korea, 1998


Languages
  •    Korean, English





Mergers & Acquisitions ,  Corporate Governance & Shareholder Disputes ,  Securities ,  Private Equity