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Sung Gwan CHUN Attorney

T.+82-2-3703-1905 F.+82-2-737-9091/9092
Sung Gwan CHUN Attorney
Sung Gwan CHUN Attorney

Sung Gwan CHUNAttorney

T.+82-2-3703-1905 F.+82-2-737-9091/9092 E.sgchun@kimchang.com

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Sung Gwan Chun is an attorney in the firm's Corporate Investigations & White Collar Defense Practice. 

Before joining Kim & Chang in 2011, Mr. Chun served as a public prosecutor for 27 years. In that capacity, he developed expertise in a wide range of criminal law matters, especially in Public Security and Planning, National Security, Class Action and Labor. 

Mr. Chun began his distinguished career as a prosecutor in 1985 at the Suwon District Prosecutors’ Office. He served as a prosecutor at the Ministry of Justice and Seoul Central District Prosecutors’ Office. He was also a research officer of Supreme Prosecutors’ Office in 1996. Between 1996 and 2002, he served as the Director of the Public Security Department of the Supreme Prosecutors’ office and Seoul District Prosecutors’ Office and was also the Public Security Planning Officer of the Supreme Prosecutors’ Office. 

Subsequently, Mr. Chun served as the Chief Prosecutor of Ulsan, Seoul Southern and Suwon District Prosecutors’ Offices from 2006 to 2008. In 2009, he worked at the Seoul Central District Prosecutors’ Office acting as the Chief Prosecutor.

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Kim & Chang (2011-Present)

Chief Prosecutor, Seoul Central District Prosecutors' Office (2009)

Chief Prosecutor, Suwon District Prosecutors' Office (2008)

Chief Prosecutor, Seoul Southern District Prosecutors’ Office (2007)

Chief Prosecutor, Ulsan District Prosecutors' Office (2006)

Deputy Chief Prosecutor, Seoul High Prosecutors' Office (2005)

Deputy Chief Prosecutor, Busan District Prosecutors' Office (2004)

Deputy Chief Prosecutor, Suwon District Prosecutors' Office (2003)

Public Security Planning Officer, Supreme Prosecutors' Office (2002)

Senior Prosecutor, Director of Public Security Department, Seoul District Prosecutors' Office (2000-2001)

Senior Prosecutor, Director of 1st, 2nd Public Security Department, Supreme Prosecutors' Office (1999)

Senior Prosecutor, Director of Public Security Department, Busan District Prosecutors' Office (1998)

Senior Prosecutor, Director of Public Security Department, Suwon District Prosecutors' Office (1996-1997)

Senior Prosecutor, Head of Yeoju Branch of Suwon District Prosecutors' Office (1993-1995)

Prosecutor, Seoul Central District Prosecutors' Office (1991-1993)

Prosecutor, Ministry of Justice (1989-1991)

Prosecutor, Suwon District Prosecutors’ Office (1985-1988)

Judge Advocate, Republic of Korea Army (1982-1985)

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Awards

  • Leading Individual, Chambers Asia-Pacific, Dispute Resolution: White-Collar Crime (Chambers and Partners, 2018-2020)

Education

    Judicial Research & Training Institute of the Supreme Court of Korea (1982)

    College of Law, Seoul National University (LL.B., 1980)

Qualifications

    Admitted to bar, Korea, 1982

Languages

Korean and English

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Sung Gwan CHUN
Attorney


T. +82-2-3703-1905      
F. +82-2-737-9091/9092
     


  




Sung Gwan Chun is an attorney in the firm's Corporate Investigations & White Collar Defense Practice. 

Before joining Kim & Chang in 2011, Mr. Chun served as a public prosecutor for 27 years. In that capacity, he developed expertise in a wide range of criminal law matters, especially in Public Security and Planning, National Security, Class Action and Labor. 

Mr. Chun began his distinguished career as a prosecutor in 1985 at the Suwon District Prosecutors’ Office. He served as a prosecutor at the Ministry of Justice and Seoul Central District Prosecutors’ Office. He was also a research officer of Supreme Prosecutors’ Office in 1996. Between 1996 and 2002, he served as the Director of the Public Security Department of the Supreme Prosecutors’ office and Seoul District Prosecutors’ Office and was also the Public Security Planning Officer of the Supreme Prosecutors’ Office. 

Subsequently, Mr. Chun served as the Chief Prosecutor of Ulsan, Seoul Southern and Suwon District Prosecutors’ Offices from 2006 to 2008. In 2009, he worked at the Seoul Central District Prosecutors’ Office acting as the Chief Prosecutor.






    Kim & Chang (2011-Present)

    Chief Prosecutor, Seoul Central District Prosecutors' Office (2009)

    Chief Prosecutor, Suwon District Prosecutors' Office (2008)

    Chief Prosecutor, Seoul Southern District Prosecutors’ Office (2007)

    Chief Prosecutor, Ulsan District Prosecutors' Office (2006)

    Deputy Chief Prosecutor, Seoul High Prosecutors' Office (2005)

    Deputy Chief Prosecutor, Busan District Prosecutors' Office (2004)

    Deputy Chief Prosecutor, Suwon District Prosecutors' Office (2003)

    Public Security Planning Officer, Supreme Prosecutors' Office (2002)

    Senior Prosecutor, Director of Public Security Department, Seoul District Prosecutors' Office (2000-2001)

    Senior Prosecutor, Director of 1st, 2nd Public Security Department, Supreme Prosecutors' Office (1999)

    Senior Prosecutor, Director of Public Security Department, Busan District Prosecutors' Office (1998)

    Senior Prosecutor, Director of Public Security Department, Suwon District Prosecutors' Office (1996-1997)

    Senior Prosecutor, Head of Yeoju Branch of Suwon District Prosecutors' Office (1993-1995)

    Prosecutor, Seoul Central District Prosecutors' Office (1991-1993)

    Prosecutor, Ministry of Justice (1989-1991)

    Prosecutor, Suwon District Prosecutors’ Office (1985-1988)

    Judge Advocate, Republic of Korea Army (1982-1985)






Awards

  •   Leading Individual, Chambers Asia-Pacific, Dispute Resolution: White-Collar Crime (Chambers and Partners, 2018-2020)





Education

    Judicial Research & Training Institute of the Supreme Court of Korea (1982)

    College of Law, Seoul National University (LL.B., 1980)


Qualifications

    Admitted to bar, Korea, 1982


Languages
  •    Korean and English





Corporate Investigations & White Collar Defense ,  Anti-Corruption & Corporate Compliance ,  Engineering & Construction