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Joon Ho LEE Attorney

T.+82-2-3703-1617 F.+82-2-737-9091/9092
Joon Ho LEE Attorney
Joon Ho LEE Attorney

Joon Ho LEEAttorney

T.+82-2-3703-1617 F.+82-2-737-9091/9092 E.joonho.lee@kimchang.com

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Joon Ho Lee is a senior attorney at Kim & Chang. He practices primarily in private equity and venture capital, investment management, offshore fund formation, and capital markets. 

Since joining Kim & Chang, Mr. Lee has advised private equity clients and financial institutions including investment management companies, banks and securities companies. He has extensive experience in various fund structuring, private equity investment, mergers and acquisitions, mutual fund formation, capital raising transactions including initial public offering and private placements, financial litigations, and a broad range of financial regulations including offshore fund marketing in Korea. 

Prior to joining Kim & Chang in 2006, Mr. Lee worked as an associate accountant at Samil PWC and Ernst & Young, Seoul and as a judge advocate at Republic of Korea Air Force. 

Mr. Lee received his LL.M. in Securities and Financial Regulation from Georgetown University Law Center, an LL.M. in Law from College of Law, Seoul National University, and a B.S. in Business Administration from College of Business Administration, Seoul National University. He is admitted to the Korea bar.

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Experience

Registered Foreign Lawyer (Korea), Allen & Overy, Hong Kong (2012-2013)

Kim & Chang (2006-Present)

Judge Advocate, Republic of Korea Air Force (2003-2006)

Accountant, Ernst & Young Korea (Han Young) (2000)

Accountant, PricewaterhouseCoopers Korea (Samil) (1996)

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Awards

  • Notable Practitioner, IFLR1000 (Euromoney, 2020) 
  • Award from the President of Judicial Research and Training Institute of the Supreme Court of Korea (2003)

Publications/Activities
    • The Private Equity Review: Part I, Fundraising - "Korea" chapter (Co-author, Law Business Research, 2014)
    • Part V. International Workplace Data Issues, Chapter 15. Asia and Oceania: South Korea, Workplace Data: law and litigation (Co-author, Bloomberg BNA, 2013)
    • “A Study on taxation issues in indirect investment focused on trust,” Seoul National University, LL.M Treatise (2005)
    • “An Empirical Study on the Relation of Firm Characteristics and Corporate Tax Burden - focused on internal transaction ratio,” Seoul National University, M.B.A. Degree Treatise (2001)

Education

    Georgetown Law Center (LL.M., Securites and Finance Regulation Course, 2012)

    Graduate School of Law, Seoul National University (Ph.D. coursework, 2010)

    Graduate School of Law, Seoul National University (LL.M., 2005)

    Judicial Research and Training Institute of the Supreme Court of Korea (2003)

    Graduate School of Business Administration, Seoul National University (M.B.A., 2001)

    College of Business Administration, Seoul National University (B.S., Business Administration, 1998)

Qualifications

    Admitted to bar, Korea, 2006

    Certified Public Accountant, Korea, 1996

Languages

Korean and English

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Joon Ho LEE
Attorney


T. +82-2-3703-1617      
F. +82-2-737-9091/9092
     


  




Joon Ho Lee is a senior attorney at Kim & Chang. He practices primarily in private equity and venture capital, investment management, offshore fund formation, and capital markets. 

Since joining Kim & Chang, Mr. Lee has advised private equity clients and financial institutions including investment management companies, banks and securities companies. He has extensive experience in various fund structuring, private equity investment, mergers and acquisitions, mutual fund formation, capital raising transactions including initial public offering and private placements, financial litigations, and a broad range of financial regulations including offshore fund marketing in Korea. 

Prior to joining Kim & Chang in 2006, Mr. Lee worked as an associate accountant at Samil PWC and Ernst & Young, Seoul and as a judge advocate at Republic of Korea Air Force. 

Mr. Lee received his LL.M. in Securities and Financial Regulation from Georgetown University Law Center, an LL.M. in Law from College of Law, Seoul National University, and a B.S. in Business Administration from College of Business Administration, Seoul National University. He is admitted to the Korea bar.






    Registered Foreign Lawyer (Korea), Allen & Overy, Hong Kong (2012-2013)

    Kim & Chang (2006-Present)

    Judge Advocate, Republic of Korea Air Force (2003-2006)

    Accountant, Ernst & Young Korea (Han Young) (2000)

    Accountant, PricewaterhouseCoopers Korea (Samil) (1996)






Awards

  •   Notable Practitioner, IFLR1000 (Euromoney, 2020) 
  •   Award from the President of Judicial Research and Training Institute of the Supreme Court of Korea (2003)

Publications/Activities

  •   The Private Equity Review: Part I, Fundraising - "Korea" chapter (Co-author, Law Business Research, 2014)
  •   Part V. International Workplace Data Issues, Chapter 15. Asia and Oceania: South Korea, Workplace Data: law and litigation (Co-author, Bloomberg BNA, 2013)
  •   “A Study on taxation issues in indirect investment focused on trust,” Seoul National University, LL.M Treatise (2005)
  •   “An Empirical Study on the Relation of Firm Characteristics and Corporate Tax Burden - focused on internal transaction ratio,” Seoul National University, M.B.A. Degree Treatise (2001)





Education

    Georgetown Law Center (LL.M., Securites and Finance Regulation Course, 2012)

    Graduate School of Law, Seoul National University (Ph.D. coursework, 2010)

    Graduate School of Law, Seoul National University (LL.M., 2005)

    Judicial Research and Training Institute of the Supreme Court of Korea (2003)

    Graduate School of Business Administration, Seoul National University (M.B.A., 2001)

    College of Business Administration, Seoul National University (B.S., Business Administration, 1998)


Qualifications

    Admitted to bar, Korea, 2006

    Certified Public Accountant, Korea, 1996


Languages
  •    Korean and English





Private Equity ,  Mergers & Acquisitions ,  Investment Management ,  Capital Markets