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Kyung Taek JUNG Attorney

T.+82-2-3703-1101 F.+82-2-737-9091/9092
Kyung Taek JUNG Attorney
Kyung Taek JUNG Attorney

Kyung Taek JUNGAttorney

T.+82-2-3703-1101F.+82-2-737-9091/9092E.ktjung@kimchang.com

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K.T. Jung is a senior partner at Kim & Chang who serves as the Chair of the firm's Mergers & Acquisitions Practice and Antitrust & Competition Practice. 

Mr. Jung practices in a wide range of areas of corporate law with a focus on mergers and acquisitions and antitrust/competition law. He has extensive experience in the corporate aspects of domestic and cross-border M&A transactions, including corporate restructurings, private equity transactions, and joint venture transactions. His expertise in antitrust/competition law spans over 35 years and involves many of the most prominent antitrust/competition law cases in Korea over those years. Because of his knowledge and experience in such cases, Mr. Jung is highly regarded by clients and peers and is regularly sought out by the Korean Fair Trade Commission to advise on policy matters. He also advises clients in IT, pharmaceutical, energy, and automobile industries. 

Mr. Jung has published several times in the “Korea Chapter” of The Global Competition Review - The Asia-Pacific Antitrust Review. He is also the recipient of numerous notable awards and citations for distinguished service to clients. He has consistently been named as a leading lawyer in antitrust/competition, M&A and corporate law by many highly respected professional publications including Chambers and Partners, Euromoney, and The Legal 500. He was recently nominated as the Competition Lawyers and Economists by Who’s Who Legal. 

Mr. Jung is the Co-Chair of the International Bar Association Korea Advisory Board and serves as the Chairman of the Antitrust Committee of the Seoul Bar Association. 

Mr. Jung received his LL.M. from Harvard Law School in 1986 and his LL.B. from College of Law, Seoul National University in 1974. He attended Judicial Research and Training Institute of the Supreme Court of Korea in 1977. He is admitted to the Korea bar.

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Experience

Co-Chair, IBA Korea Advisory Board (2013-Present)

Chairman, Antitrust Committee, Seoul Bar Association (2011-Present)

Vice Chairman, Korean Competition Law Association (2000-2008)

Lecturer, Advanced Specialist Program (Fair Trade Law), Seoul National University (2000-2001)

Member of the Competition Policy Advisory Committee, Korea Fair Trade Commission (1999-2003, 2009-2011)

Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom, New York (1986-1987)

Kim & Chang (1980-Present)

Judge Advocate, Republic of Korea Navy (1977-1980)

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Awards

  • Market Leader, IFLR1000 Financial and Corporate (Euromoney, 2018) 
  • Leading Lawyer, Expert Guides: Banking, Finance and Transactional Guide (Euromoney, 2017) 
  • Leading Lawyer, Who's Who Legal: Competition (Law Business Research, 2017) 
  • Market-Leading Lawyer, Asialaw Leading Lawyers: Competition & Antitrust (Euromoney, 2016-2017) 
  • Leading Lawyer, Asialaw Leading Lawyers: Competition & Antitrust, Corporate/M&A (Euromoney 2013-2015) 
  • Leading Lawyer, IFLR1000 Financial and Corporate (Euromoney, 2011-2017) 
  • Leading Individual, The Legal 500 Asia Pacific: Antitrust & Competition (Legalease, 2010-2018) 
  • Leading Individual, Chambers Asia Pacific: Corporate/M&A (Chambers & Partners, 2010-2018) 
  • Leading Individual, Chambers Global: Corporate/M&A (Chambers & Partners, 2010-2018)

Publications/Activities
    • Chambers Legal Practice Guides - Corporate M&A 2013: South Korea - Law & Practice section (Co-author, Chambers & Partners, 2013)
    • GCR The Asia-Pacific Antitrust Review 2011-2013: "Korea" chapter (Co-author, Law Business Research, 2011-2013)

Education

    Harvard Law School (LL.M., 1986)

    Judicial Research and Training Institute of the Supreme Court of Korea (1977)

    College of Law, Seoul National University (LL.B., 1974)

Qualifications

    Admitted to bar, Korea, 1977

Languages

Korean, English

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Kyung Taek JUNG Attorney


T. +82-2-3703-1101      F. +82-2-737-9091/9092     


  




K.T. Jung is a senior partner at Kim & Chang who serves as the Chair of the firm's Mergers & Acquisitions Practice and Antitrust & Competition Practice. 

Mr. Jung practices in a wide range of areas of corporate law with a focus on mergers and acquisitions and antitrust/competition law. He has extensive experience in the corporate aspects of domestic and cross-border M&A transactions, including corporate restructurings, private equity transactions, and joint venture transactions. His expertise in antitrust/competition law spans over 35 years and involves many of the most prominent antitrust/competition law cases in Korea over those years. Because of his knowledge and experience in such cases, Mr. Jung is highly regarded by clients and peers and is regularly sought out by the Korean Fair Trade Commission to advise on policy matters. He also advises clients in IT, pharmaceutical, energy, and automobile industries. 

Mr. Jung has published several times in the “Korea Chapter” of The Global Competition Review - The Asia-Pacific Antitrust Review. He is also the recipient of numerous notable awards and citations for distinguished service to clients. He has consistently been named as a leading lawyer in antitrust/competition, M&A and corporate law by many highly respected professional publications including Chambers and Partners, Euromoney, and The Legal 500. He was recently nominated as the Competition Lawyers and Economists by Who’s Who Legal. 

Mr. Jung is the Co-Chair of the International Bar Association Korea Advisory Board and serves as the Chairman of the Antitrust Committee of the Seoul Bar Association. 

Mr. Jung received his LL.M. from Harvard Law School in 1986 and his LL.B. from College of Law, Seoul National University in 1974. He attended Judicial Research and Training Institute of the Supreme Court of Korea in 1977. He is admitted to the Korea bar.






    Co-Chair, IBA Korea Advisory Board (2013-Present)

    Chairman, Antitrust Committee, Seoul Bar Association (2011-Present)

    Vice Chairman, Korean Competition Law Association (2000-2008)

    Lecturer, Advanced Specialist Program (Fair Trade Law), Seoul National University (2000-2001)

    Member of the Competition Policy Advisory Committee, Korea Fair Trade Commission (1999-2003, 2009-2011)

    Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom, New York (1986-1987)

    Kim & Chang (1980-Present)

    Judge Advocate, Republic of Korea Navy (1977-1980)






Awards

  •   Market Leader, IFLR1000 Financial and Corporate (Euromoney, 2018) 
  •   Leading Lawyer, Expert Guides: Banking, Finance and Transactional Guide (Euromoney, 2017) 
  •   Leading Lawyer, Who's Who Legal: Competition (Law Business Research, 2017) 
  •   Market-Leading Lawyer, Asialaw Leading Lawyers: Competition & Antitrust (Euromoney, 2016-2017) 
  •   Leading Lawyer, Asialaw Leading Lawyers: Competition & Antitrust, Corporate/M&A (Euromoney 2013-2015) 
  •   Leading Lawyer, IFLR1000 Financial and Corporate (Euromoney, 2011-2017) 
  •   Leading Individual, The Legal 500 Asia Pacific: Antitrust & Competition (Legalease, 2010-2018) 
  •   Leading Individual, Chambers Asia Pacific: Corporate/M&A (Chambers & Partners, 2010-2018) 
  •   Leading Individual, Chambers Global: Corporate/M&A (Chambers & Partners, 2010-2018)

Publications/Activities

  •   Chambers Legal Practice Guides - Corporate M&A 2013: South Korea - Law & Practice section (Co-author, Chambers & Partners, 2013)
  •   GCR The Asia-Pacific Antitrust Review 2011-2013: "Korea" chapter (Co-author, Law Business Research, 2011-2013)





Education

    Harvard Law School (LL.M., 1986)

    Judicial Research and Training Institute of the Supreme Court of Korea (1977)

    College of Law, Seoul National University (LL.B., 1974)


Qualifications

    Admitted to bar, Korea, 1977


Languages
  •    Korean, English





Antitrust & Competition ,  Mergers & Acquisitions ,  Health ,  Corporate Governance & Shareholder Disputes ,  Foreign Direct Investment