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Kyung Yoon LEE Attorney

T.+82-2-3703-1181 F.+82-2-737-9091/9092
Kyung Yoon LEE Attorney
Kyung Yoon LEE Attorney

Kyung Yoon LEEAttorney

T.+82-2-3703-1181 F.+82-2-737-9091/9092 E.kylee@kimchang.com

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Kyung Yoon Lee is an attorney in Kim & Chang's various practices including private equity and venture capital, mergers & acquisitions, corporate governance and general advice, and foreign direct investment. 

Mr. Lee's practice focuses on M&As and corporate governance issues for listed companies as well as investment activities of private equity funds in Korea. Mr. Lee has extensive experience handling a wide range of cross-border transactions in representing multinational corporations and Korean corporations, including share and asset purchases and joint ventures in Korea and overseas, corporate governance, and general corporate and commercial law matters. In addition, Mr. Lee has extensive experience handling a wide range of acquisitions of financial institutions and regulatory issues for banking, securities, and financial holding companies in Korea. 

As a member of the firm's Technology, Media & Telecommunication Practice, Mr. Lee advises international IT companies, telecommunication services providers, and broadcasting companies on regulatory issues and M&A-related matters. Also, as a member of the firm's Private Equity Practice, Mr. Lee advises private equity funds on the establishment and management of the private equity funds and their investment activities in Korea, including mergers and acquisition, tender offers, and other regulatory issues under the Korean securities laws. 

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Experience

Civil Legistation Officer, Ministry of Government Legislation (2011-2016) 

Kim & Chang (1998-Present) 

Judge Advocate, Republic of Korea Navy (1995-1998)

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Awards

  • Notable Practitioner, IFLR1000 (Euromoney, 2019-2020)
  • Best M&A Advisory Lawyer - 1st Place Performance (The Korea Economic Daily, 2017) 
  • Leading Lawyer, Who's Who Legal: Life Sciences (Law Business Research, 2012-2019)

Publications/Activities
    • Getting the Deal Through - Foreign Investment Review: Korea Chapter (Co-author, Law Business Research, 2015-2016)
    • Sweet & Maxwell International Series - Corporate Governance (2nd edition): Korea chapter (Co-author, Thomson Reuters, 2015)
    • Practical Law - Private Company Acquisitions International Transaction Guide: Korea chapter (Co-author, Thomson Reuters, 2015)

Education

    Stanford Law School (LL.M., Corporate Governance and Practice, 2003)

    Graduate School of Law, Seoul National University (M.Jur., 1998)

    Judicial Research and training Institute of the Supreme Court of Korea (1995)

    College of Law, Seoul National University (LL.B., 1993)

Qualifications

    Admitted to bar, Korea, 1995; New York, 2003

Languages

Korean and English

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Kyung Yoon LEE
Attorney


T. +82-2-3703-1181      
F. +82-2-737-9091/9092
     


  




Kyung Yoon Lee is an attorney in Kim & Chang's various practices including private equity and venture capital, mergers & acquisitions, corporate governance and general advice, and foreign direct investment. 

Mr. Lee's practice focuses on M&As and corporate governance issues for listed companies as well as investment activities of private equity funds in Korea. Mr. Lee has extensive experience handling a wide range of cross-border transactions in representing multinational corporations and Korean corporations, including share and asset purchases and joint ventures in Korea and overseas, corporate governance, and general corporate and commercial law matters. In addition, Mr. Lee has extensive experience handling a wide range of acquisitions of financial institutions and regulatory issues for banking, securities, and financial holding companies in Korea. 

As a member of the firm's Technology, Media & Telecommunication Practice, Mr. Lee advises international IT companies, telecommunication services providers, and broadcasting companies on regulatory issues and M&A-related matters. Also, as a member of the firm's Private Equity Practice, Mr. Lee advises private equity funds on the establishment and management of the private equity funds and their investment activities in Korea, including mergers and acquisition, tender offers, and other regulatory issues under the Korean securities laws. 






    Civil Legistation Officer, Ministry of Government Legislation (2011-2016) 

    Kim & Chang (1998-Present) 

    Judge Advocate, Republic of Korea Navy (1995-1998)






Awards

  •   Notable Practitioner, IFLR1000 (Euromoney, 2019-2020)
  •   Best M&A Advisory Lawyer - 1st Place Performance (The Korea Economic Daily, 2017) 
  •   Leading Lawyer, Who's Who Legal: Life Sciences (Law Business Research, 2012-2019)

Publications/Activities

  •   Getting the Deal Through - Foreign Investment Review: Korea Chapter (Co-author, Law Business Research, 2015-2016)
  •   Sweet & Maxwell International Series - Corporate Governance (2nd edition): Korea chapter (Co-author, Thomson Reuters, 2015)
  •   Practical Law - Private Company Acquisitions International Transaction Guide: Korea chapter (Co-author, Thomson Reuters, 2015)





Education

    Stanford Law School (LL.M., Corporate Governance and Practice, 2003)

    Graduate School of Law, Seoul National University (M.Jur., 1998)

    Judicial Research and training Institute of the Supreme Court of Korea (1995)

    College of Law, Seoul National University (LL.B., 1993)


Qualifications

    Admitted to bar, Korea, 1995; New York, 2003


Languages
  •    Korean and English





International Practice ,  Mergers & Acquisitions ,  Corporate Governance & Shareholder Disputes ,  Banking ,  Foreign Direct Investment ,  Private Equity ,  Technology, Media & Telecommunications