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Sang Jin AHN Attorney

T.+82-2-3703-1059 F.+82-2-737-9091/9092
Sang Jin AHN Attorney
Sang Jin AHN Attorney

Sang Jin AHNAttorney

T.+82-2-3703-1059 F.+82-2-737-9091/9092 E.sjahn@kimchang.com

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Bio

Sang Jin Ahn is an attorney practicing in Kim & Chang’s Financing, Project Finance, Capital Markets, Banking and Japan Practices. 

Throughout his career of over 20 years at Kim & Chang, Mr. Ahn has acquired extensive experience in representing top Korean, Japanese and other international corporations on a wide range of domestic and cross-border transactions and regulatory matters, including banking, project financing, structured financing and acquisition financing matters, as well as M&A of financial institutions and acquisition of real estate. 

Mr. Ahn has authored various publications, such as “Looking over the Governing Law of Receivable Transfer,” “Shipping Finance Review 2011/12: Korea section” and “Cash Pooling and Insolvency.” He was named “Lawyer of the Year” in 2014 and “Leading Lawyer” in 2020 by Legal Times, a leading legal magazine in Korea. In 2019 and 2020, he was recognized as an outstanding lawyer in the banking sector by Who’s Who Legal, a leading legal directory based in the United Kingdom. 

Profile

Experience

Member, Investment Committee, Korea Scientists and Engineers Mutual-Aid Association (2021-Present) 

Chairman, Finance Sector, Seoul Bar Association (2019-Present) 

Law Firm Lin (2018) 

CEO, peaceplusone Japan (2018) 

Vice-Chairman of Finance Sector, Seoul Bar Association (2017-2019) 

Ombudsman Against Corruption, Korea Trade Insurance Corporation (K-SURE) (2016-2020) 

Lecturer, Korea Banking Institute (2016) 

Member of Special Underwriting, K-SURE (2014-Present) 

Expert Member of Global Growth Ladder, K-SURE (2013) 

Civil Legislation Officer (Tax Area), Ministry of Government Legislation (2011.3.-2013.2.) 

Asahi Koma Law Office (2005-2006) 

Kim & Chang (1998-2017, 2018-Present)

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Awards

  • Leading Lawyer: Securities & Finance (Legal Times, 2020) 
  • Leading Lawyer, Who’s Who Legal: Korea, Banking (Who’s Who Legal, 2019-2020) 
  • Lawyer of the Year: Securities & Finance (Legal Times, 2014)

Publications/Activities
    • Retention of Title in and out of Insolvency: “Korea” chapter (Co-author, Globe Law and Business, 2015) 
    • Cash Pooling and Insolvency: A Practical Global Handbook: “Korea” chapter (Co-author, Globe Law and Business, 2012) 
    • Shipping Finance Review 2011/12: Korea section (Co-author, Euromoney Yearbooks, 2011) 
    • Conflict of Law Issues in Transfer of Receivables (2003)

Education

    Seoul National University (Advanced Management Program, 2019) 

    University of California Hastings College of the Law (LL.M., 2005) 

    Judicial Research and Training Institute of the Supreme Court of Korea (1998) 

    Seoul National University (LL.B., 1996)

Qualifications

    Admitted to bar, Korea, 1998

Languages

Korean, English and Japanese

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Sang Jin AHN
Attorney


T. +82-2-3703-1059      
F. +82-2-737-9091/9092
     


  




Sang Jin Ahn is an attorney practicing in Kim & Chang’s Financing, Project Finance, Capital Markets, Banking and Japan Practices. 

Throughout his career of over 20 years at Kim & Chang, Mr. Ahn has acquired extensive experience in representing top Korean, Japanese and other international corporations on a wide range of domestic and cross-border transactions and regulatory matters, including banking, project financing, structured financing and acquisition financing matters, as well as M&A of financial institutions and acquisition of real estate. 

Mr. Ahn has authored various publications, such as “Looking over the Governing Law of Receivable Transfer,” “Shipping Finance Review 2011/12: Korea section” and “Cash Pooling and Insolvency.” He was named “Lawyer of the Year” in 2014 and “Leading Lawyer” in 2020 by Legal Times, a leading legal magazine in Korea. In 2019 and 2020, he was recognized as an outstanding lawyer in the banking sector by Who’s Who Legal, a leading legal directory based in the United Kingdom. 






    Member, Investment Committee, Korea Scientists and Engineers Mutual-Aid Association (2021-Present) 

    Chairman, Finance Sector, Seoul Bar Association (2019-Present) 

    Law Firm Lin (2018) 

    CEO, peaceplusone Japan (2018) 

    Vice-Chairman of Finance Sector, Seoul Bar Association (2017-2019) 

    Ombudsman Against Corruption, Korea Trade Insurance Corporation (K-SURE) (2016-2020) 

    Lecturer, Korea Banking Institute (2016) 

    Member of Special Underwriting, K-SURE (2014-Present) 

    Expert Member of Global Growth Ladder, K-SURE (2013) 

    Civil Legislation Officer (Tax Area), Ministry of Government Legislation (2011.3.-2013.2.) 

    Asahi Koma Law Office (2005-2006) 

    Kim & Chang (1998-2017, 2018-Present)






Awards

  •   Leading Lawyer: Securities & Finance (Legal Times, 2020) 
  •   Leading Lawyer, Who’s Who Legal: Korea, Banking (Who’s Who Legal, 2019-2020) 
  •   Lawyer of the Year: Securities & Finance (Legal Times, 2014)

Publications/Activities

  •   Retention of Title in and out of Insolvency: “Korea” chapter (Co-author, Globe Law and Business, 2015) 
  •   Cash Pooling and Insolvency: A Practical Global Handbook: “Korea” chapter (Co-author, Globe Law and Business, 2012) 
  •   Shipping Finance Review 2011/12: Korea section (Co-author, Euromoney Yearbooks, 2011) 
  •   Conflict of Law Issues in Transfer of Receivables (2003)





Education

    Seoul National University (Advanced Management Program, 2019) 

    University of California Hastings College of the Law (LL.M., 2005) 

    Judicial Research and Training Institute of the Supreme Court of Korea (1998) 

    Seoul National University (LL.B., 1996)


Qualifications

    Admitted to bar, Korea, 1998


Languages
  •    Korean, English and Japanese





Financing ,  Project Finance ,  Capital Markets ,  Banking ,  Japan ,  Ship Finance