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Scott LEE Attorney

T.+82-2-3703-1023 F.+82-2-737-9091/9092
Scott LEE Attorney
Scott LEE Attorney

Scott LEEAttorney

T.+82-2-3703-1023 F.+82-2-737-9091/9092 E.sklee@kimchang.com

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Scott Lee is an attorney in Kim & Chang’s Corporate Investigations & White Collar Defense Practice. Mr. Lee joined the firm after his distinguished 20-year career as a prosecutor where he handled a broad range of legal disputes including white collar crimes.

With the extensive experience he gained during his career as a prosecutor, Mr. Lee handles cases that arise from internal audits of client companies by conducting interviews and investigating documents, and resolves anti-corruption cases that pose material risk to the management and its integrity. He has also dealt with various labor law issues including employment contract disputes.

Mr. Lee was the first ever prosecutor to be named as a legal counsel for the Korean Mission to the United Nations. He was also appointed as an arbitrator for the Permanent Court of Arbitration in the Hague. He is currently the conciliator of ICSID under the World Bank and is also the Mediator of Seoul Southern District Court.

Furthermore, Mr. Lee was in charge of environment and construction regulation legislation tasks during his service at the Ministry of Justice. In addition to his proven skillful legislative analysis, he possesses a vast wealth of knowledge and experience in defending clients in circumstances in which they have been implicated under unreasonable regulations. Mr. Lee has particularly been successfully in handling white collar criminal defense cases and HR cases involving multinational financial institutions, IT companies, defense industries, and pharmaceutical companies.

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Experience

Arbitrator, Far East Division of Arbitration Center, Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs (RUIE) (2019-Present) 

Vice President, Korean Society of Mediation Studies (2019-Present) 

Arbitrator, Korea Commercial Arbitration Board (2018-Present) 

Member, Advisory Committee of ACRC (2018-Present) 

Member of BOD, Australian Chamber of Commerce (2018-Present) 

Mediator, Seoul Southern District Court (2016-Present) 

Conciliator, ICSID World Bank (2015-Present) 

Lecturer, Foreign Civil Servant Invitation Program, Anti-Corruption & Civil Rights Commission (2014-Present) 

Vice Chair, FTA Special Committee, Seoul Bar Association (2012-2013) 

Lecturer of Prosecution Practice, Sebitlaw Academy (2012.6.-2012.10.) 

Representative Member of Korea, Roxin Alliance (Global Network of Criminal Defense Experts) (2011.7.-Present) 

Member, Regulation Review Committee, Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade (MOFAT) (2006-Present) 

Kim & Chang (2005-Present) 

Senior Prosecutor, Busan High Prosecutors’ Office (2004-2005) 

Senior Prosecutor, Seoul Eastern District Prosecutors’ Office (Economic Crimes) (2003-2004) 

Lecturer (International Trade Law), Judicial Research and Training Institute of the Supreme Court of Korea (JRTI) (2002-2010) 

Lecturer, Foreign Lawyers Invitation Program co-hosted by Ministry of Justice (MOJ) & KOICA (2001-present) 

Arbitrator, Permanent Court of Arbitration in the Hague (2001-2008) 

Senior Legal Counsel (as a senior prosecutor), Ministry of Justice (2001-2003) 

Professor (prosecution practice) (as a senior prosecutor of Suwon), JRTI (1999-2001) 

Prosecutor, Seoul District Prosecutors’ Office (1998-1999) 

Legal Counsel, Korean Mission to UN (1996-1998) 

Prosecutor, Daegu District Prosecutors’ Office (1995-1996) 

Legal Counsel, MOJ (1993-1995) 

Prosecutor (OSHA), Suwon District Prosecutors’ Office (1992-1993) 

Washington D.C. US District Attorney’s Office Training (1991) 

Leichler & Soble Exchange Attorney Program (1991) 

MOJ Overseas Training Program (1990-1992) 

Prosecutor, Seoul Northern District/Cheonan/Suwon District Prosecutors’ Office (1985-1990)

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Awards

  • Leading Lawyer, Who's Who Legal: Korea, Business Crime Defense & Investigations (Who's Who Legal, 2019) 
  • Leading Lawyer, Who's Who Legal, Business Crime Defense (Who's Who Legal, 2018) 
  • Civil Merit Medal (Contribution to Real Property Registration Transparency) 
  • Minister’s Citation (Ministry of Justice)

Publications/Activities
    • Legal Research on UR (Co-author)
    • Some Problems on DWI

Education

    Chung-Ang University (Completed coursework, Ph.D., 2008)

    George Washington University (LL.M., 1992)

    Judicial Research and Training Institute of the Supreme Court of Korea (1984)

    College of Law, Seoul National University (LL.B., 1982)

Qualifications

    Admitted to bar, Korea, 1984; New York, 1992

Languages

Korean and English

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Scott LEE
Attorney


T. +82-2-3703-1023      
F. +82-2-737-9091/9092
     


  




Scott Lee is an attorney in Kim & Chang’s Corporate Investigations & White Collar Defense Practice. Mr. Lee joined the firm after his distinguished 20-year career as a prosecutor where he handled a broad range of legal disputes including white collar crimes.

With the extensive experience he gained during his career as a prosecutor, Mr. Lee handles cases that arise from internal audits of client companies by conducting interviews and investigating documents, and resolves anti-corruption cases that pose material risk to the management and its integrity. He has also dealt with various labor law issues including employment contract disputes.

Mr. Lee was the first ever prosecutor to be named as a legal counsel for the Korean Mission to the United Nations. He was also appointed as an arbitrator for the Permanent Court of Arbitration in the Hague. He is currently the conciliator of ICSID under the World Bank and is also the Mediator of Seoul Southern District Court.

Furthermore, Mr. Lee was in charge of environment and construction regulation legislation tasks during his service at the Ministry of Justice. In addition to his proven skillful legislative analysis, he possesses a vast wealth of knowledge and experience in defending clients in circumstances in which they have been implicated under unreasonable regulations. Mr. Lee has particularly been successfully in handling white collar criminal defense cases and HR cases involving multinational financial institutions, IT companies, defense industries, and pharmaceutical companies.






    Arbitrator, Far East Division of Arbitration Center, Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs (RUIE) (2019-Present) 

    Vice President, Korean Society of Mediation Studies (2019-Present) 

    Arbitrator, Korea Commercial Arbitration Board (2018-Present) 

    Member, Advisory Committee of ACRC (2018-Present) 

    Member of BOD, Australian Chamber of Commerce (2018-Present) 

    Mediator, Seoul Southern District Court (2016-Present) 

    Conciliator, ICSID World Bank (2015-Present) 

    Lecturer, Foreign Civil Servant Invitation Program, Anti-Corruption & Civil Rights Commission (2014-Present) 

    Vice Chair, FTA Special Committee, Seoul Bar Association (2012-2013) 

    Lecturer of Prosecution Practice, Sebitlaw Academy (2012.6.-2012.10.) 

    Representative Member of Korea, Roxin Alliance (Global Network of Criminal Defense Experts) (2011.7.-Present) 

    Member, Regulation Review Committee, Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade (MOFAT) (2006-Present) 

    Kim & Chang (2005-Present) 

    Senior Prosecutor, Busan High Prosecutors’ Office (2004-2005) 

    Senior Prosecutor, Seoul Eastern District Prosecutors’ Office (Economic Crimes) (2003-2004) 

    Lecturer (International Trade Law), Judicial Research and Training Institute of the Supreme Court of Korea (JRTI) (2002-2010) 

    Lecturer, Foreign Lawyers Invitation Program co-hosted by Ministry of Justice (MOJ) & KOICA (2001-present) 

    Arbitrator, Permanent Court of Arbitration in the Hague (2001-2008) 

    Senior Legal Counsel (as a senior prosecutor), Ministry of Justice (2001-2003) 

    Professor (prosecution practice) (as a senior prosecutor of Suwon), JRTI (1999-2001) 

    Prosecutor, Seoul District Prosecutors’ Office (1998-1999) 

    Legal Counsel, Korean Mission to UN (1996-1998) 

    Prosecutor, Daegu District Prosecutors’ Office (1995-1996) 

    Legal Counsel, MOJ (1993-1995) 

    Prosecutor (OSHA), Suwon District Prosecutors’ Office (1992-1993) 

    Washington D.C. US District Attorney’s Office Training (1991) 

    Leichler & Soble Exchange Attorney Program (1991) 

    MOJ Overseas Training Program (1990-1992) 

    Prosecutor, Seoul Northern District/Cheonan/Suwon District Prosecutors’ Office (1985-1990)






Awards

  •   Leading Lawyer, Who's Who Legal: Korea, Business Crime Defense & Investigations (Who's Who Legal, 2019) 
  •   Leading Lawyer, Who's Who Legal, Business Crime Defense (Who's Who Legal, 2018) 
  •   Civil Merit Medal (Contribution to Real Property Registration Transparency) 
  •   Minister’s Citation (Ministry of Justice)

Publications/Activities

  •   Legal Research on UR (Co-author)
  •   Some Problems on DWI





Education

    Chung-Ang University (Completed coursework, Ph.D., 2008)

    George Washington University (LL.M., 1992)

    Judicial Research and Training Institute of the Supreme Court of Korea (1984)

    College of Law, Seoul National University (LL.B., 1982)


Qualifications

    Admitted to bar, Korea, 1984; New York, 1992


Languages
  •    Korean and English





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