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John Sangho PARK Foreign Attorney (Admitted in NSW, Australia)

T.+82-2-3703-1747 F.+82-2-737-9091/9092
John Sangho PARK Foreign Attorney
John Sangho PARK Foreign Attorney

John Sangho PARKForeign Attorney (Admitted in NSW, Australia)

T.+82-2-3703-1747 F.+82-2-737-9091/9092 E.john.park@kimchang.com

Areas of Expertise

Bio

John Sangho Park is a foreign attorney at Kim & Chang. Mr. Park has extensive experience in cross-border mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, project financing, and offshore investment with a focus on energy (oil & gas) and resources related transactions. 

Mr. Park has been actively involved in developing and executing oil & gas projects in Asia, the Middle East and North America and advises clients on issues relating to concessions, product sharing contracts, joint operating agreements, EPCIC, project finance, gas sales and LNG off-take. 

Prior to joining Kim & Chang, Mr. Park was a general counsel of DSME ENR Ltd., an integrated oil company wholly owned by Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering Co. Ltd. 

Mr. Park received an LL.B. from the University of Sydney in 2002 and attended the College of Law in 2003. He is admitted as a solicitor/barrister of the Supreme Court of New South Wales, Australia. 

Profile

Experience

Alternative Investment Committee Member, National Pension Service (2014-Present) 

Kim & Chang (2013-Present) 

General Counsel, DSME ENR Ltd. (2008-2012) 

YOU ME Patent & Law Firm (2003-2008) 

Clerk, Kim & Chang (2002)

Representative Mattersshow

  • Advised on the acquisition of majority shares of a large scale photovoltaics solar project in VIC. Australia. 
  • Advised on the project financing of multiple renewable projects in UK, Italy and Romania. 
  • Advised on the EPC contracts of gas production facilities for an offshore gas field in Western Australia. 
  • Advised a Kuwaiti national refinery company to acquire shares in a petrochemical plant in Korea. 
  • Advised a global auto parts manufacturer to acquire controlling interest in a Korean company. 
  • Advised a Korean refinery group on the acquisition of controlling interest in a petrochemical plant in Singapore. 
  • Advised a Korean bank to acquire shares in a Singaporean financial holding company. 
  • Advised a global fund to acquire a savings bank in Korea. 
  • Advised a Korean bank to acquire a Cambodian bank.

Representative Activitiesshow

Awards

  • Rising Star Partner, IFLR1000 (Edition 32) (Euromoney, 2022)

Publications/Activities
    • Chambers Global Practice Guides - Energy: Oil & Gas 2022: Korea Chapter (Co-author, Chambers and Partners, 2022)
    • Chambers Global Practice Guides - Project Finance: South Korea - Law & Practice (Co-author, Chambers and Partners, 2020-2021)
    • Chambers Global Practice Guides - Project Finance (Edition 2): South Korea - Law & Practice (Co-author, Chambers and Partners, 2019)
    • GAR (Global Arbitration Review) Know-How - Construction Arbitration: Korea Chapter (Co-author, Law Business Research, 2013-2020)
    • “Australian Minerals Resource Rent Tax (MRRT) Overview,” 2012 Overseas Resources (2012)
    • Development Information (Energy & Mineral Resources Development Association of Korea, 2012)

Education

    The College of Law (Grad. Dip., 2003) 

    University of Sydney (LL.B., 2002) 

    University of Maryland (B.S., 1999)

Qualifications

    Admitted before the Supreme Court of NSW, Australia, 2003

Languages

English and Korean

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John Sangho PARK
Foreign Attorney (Admitted in NSW, Australia)


T. +82-2-3703-1747      
F. +82-2-737-9091/9092
     


  




John Sangho Park is a foreign attorney at Kim & Chang. Mr. Park has extensive experience in cross-border mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, project financing, and offshore investment with a focus on energy (oil & gas) and resources related transactions. 

Mr. Park has been actively involved in developing and executing oil & gas projects in Asia, the Middle East and North America and advises clients on issues relating to concessions, product sharing contracts, joint operating agreements, EPCIC, project finance, gas sales and LNG off-take. 

Prior to joining Kim & Chang, Mr. Park was a general counsel of DSME ENR Ltd., an integrated oil company wholly owned by Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering Co. Ltd. 

Mr. Park received an LL.B. from the University of Sydney in 2002 and attended the College of Law in 2003. He is admitted as a solicitor/barrister of the Supreme Court of New South Wales, Australia. 






    Alternative Investment Committee Member, National Pension Service (2014-Present) 

    Kim & Chang (2013-Present) 

    General Counsel, DSME ENR Ltd. (2008-2012) 

    YOU ME Patent & Law Firm (2003-2008) 

    Clerk, Kim & Chang (2002)






  •   Advised on the acquisition of majority shares of a large scale photovoltaics solar project in VIC. Australia. 
  •   Advised on the project financing of multiple renewable projects in UK, Italy and Romania. 
  •   Advised on the EPC contracts of gas production facilities for an offshore gas field in Western Australia. 
  •   Advised a Kuwaiti national refinery company to acquire shares in a petrochemical plant in Korea. 
  •   Advised a global auto parts manufacturer to acquire controlling interest in a Korean company. 
  •   Advised a Korean refinery group on the acquisition of controlling interest in a petrochemical plant in Singapore. 
  •   Advised a Korean bank to acquire shares in a Singaporean financial holding company. 
  •   Advised a global fund to acquire a savings bank in Korea. 
  •   Advised a Korean bank to acquire a Cambodian bank.





Awards

  •   Rising Star Partner, IFLR1000 (Edition 32) (Euromoney, 2022)

Publications/Activities

  •   Chambers Global Practice Guides - Energy: Oil & Gas 2022: Korea Chapter (Co-author, Chambers and Partners, 2022)
  •   Chambers Global Practice Guides - Project Finance: South Korea - Law & Practice (Co-author, Chambers and Partners, 2020-2021)
  •   Chambers Global Practice Guides - Project Finance (Edition 2): South Korea - Law & Practice (Co-author, Chambers and Partners, 2019)
  •   GAR (Global Arbitration Review) Know-How - Construction Arbitration: Korea Chapter (Co-author, Law Business Research, 2013-2020)
  •   “Australian Minerals Resource Rent Tax (MRRT) Overview,” 2012 Overseas Resources (2012)
  •   Development Information (Energy & Mineral Resources Development Association of Korea, 2012)





Education

    The College of Law (Grad. Dip., 2003) 

    University of Sydney (LL.B., 2002) 

    University of Maryland (B.S., 1999)


Qualifications

    Admitted before the Supreme Court of NSW, Australia, 2003


Languages
  •    English and Korean





Energy ,  Mergers & Acquisitions ,  Project Finance ,  Financing ,  International Practice ,  Foreign Direct Investment