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Sung Gweon CHO Attorney

Sung Gweon CHO Attorney
Sung Gweon CHO Attorney

Sung Gweon CHOAttorney

T.+82-2-3703-1968 F.+82-2-737-9091/9092 E.sunggweon.cho@kimchang.com

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Sung Gweon Cho is an attorney at Kim & Chang who works in the firm’s Litigation, Audits & Tax Dispute Resolution and Corporate Investigations & White Collar Criminal Defense Practices. He specializes in finance tax, tax & customs litigation, administrative & public law litigation as well.

At the firm, Mr. Cho continues his broad practice of tax, administrative, civil and criminal litigation. In civil litigation, Mr. Cho specializes in preliminary attachments, preliminary injunctions, compulsory executions and auction sale procedures. In criminal litigation, he focuses on criminal procedures and white collar criminal defense. In the area of tax litigation, Mr. Cho is an expert on general tax consulting, tax audit and dispute resolution, finance tax, corporate tax, transfer pricing and customs. Finally, in administrative litigation, his practice focuses on labor and employment cases and health cases.

Before joining Kim & Chang, Mr. Cho served in the Korean judiciary for 15 years. He served as a judge in the Seoul High Court, Seoul Administration Court, Tongyeong Branch of Changwon district Court, Seoul District Court, Incehon Distric Court, and Uijungbu Branch of Seoul District Court. He was the presiding judge of the Suwon District Court and the Supreme Court of Korea, and served as judge advocate in the Republic of Korea Army. During his tenure as a judge, he accumulated extensive experience in a wide range of tax, customs, civil, criminal and administrative litigation as well as in appeals before the Supreme Court.

Mr. Cho has authored various publications, including several published by The Office of Court Administration, the Supreme Court Library, and the Seoul National University Finance Act Center.

Mr. Cho graduated from the College of Law at Yonsei University in 1989. He also attended the Graduate School of Law in Yonsei University and the Judicial Research and Training Institute of the Supreme Court of Korea. He is admitted to the Korea bar and can read in Japanese apart from Korean and English.

Profile

Experience

Adjunct Professor, Yonsei University, Law School (2017.8.-Present)

Kim & Chang (2012-Present)

Presiding Judge, Suwon District Court (2011-2012)

Presiding Research Judge, Supreme Court of Korea (2009-2011)

Research Judge, Supreme Court of Korea (2007-2009)

Judge, Seoul High Court (2006-2007)

Judge, Seoul Administration Court (2004-2006)

Judge, Tongyeong Branch of Changwon District Court (2001-2004)

Judge, Seoul District Court (1999-2001)

Judge, Incheon District Court (1998-1999)

Judge, Uijungbu Branch of Seoul District Court (1997-1998)

Judge Advocate, Republic of Korea Army (1994-1997)

Representative Activitiesshow

Publications/Activities
    • Chambers Global Practice Guide – Corporate Tax: Korea chapter - Law & Practice (Co-author, Chambers and Partners, 2019) 
    • Whether an Old Enforcement Ordinance of the Inheritance Tax and Gift Tax Act Article 54 (1), (2) Are Invalid or Not (The explanation on Supreme Court's precedent, The Office of Court Administration, 2008) 
    • The Valuation of Inheritances Which Are Under Being Transferred (Study on tax working, Supreme Court Library, 2008) 
    • The Way to Estimate a Standard of Assessment of Value Added Tax on Gift Card Which Is Offered in Recreation Rooms (The explanation on Supreme Court's precedent, The Office of Court Administration, 2009) 
    • The Making a Gift of Subscription Right Through Issuing the Bon with Warrant and How to Estimate It, BFL 34 (Seoul National University Finance Act Center, 2009.3.) 
    • The Meaning of "A Person Pays an Amount" Who Is Withholding Agent on Domestic Source Interest Income of Foreign Corporation in Corporation Tax Act, BFL 37 (Seoul National University Finance Act Center, 2009.9.)

Education

    Graduate School of Law, Yonsei University (1995)

    Judicial Research and Training Institute of the Supreme Court of Korea (1994)

    College of Law, Yonsei University (1989)

Qualifications

    Admitted to bar, Korea, 1994

Languages

Korean, English and Japanese

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Sung Gweon CHO
Attorney


T. +82-2-3703-1968      
F. +82-2-737-9091/9092
     


  




Sung Gweon Cho is an attorney at Kim & Chang who works in the firm’s Litigation, Audits & Tax Dispute Resolution and Corporate Investigations & White Collar Criminal Defense Practices. He specializes in finance tax, tax & customs litigation, administrative & public law litigation as well.

At the firm, Mr. Cho continues his broad practice of tax, administrative, civil and criminal litigation. In civil litigation, Mr. Cho specializes in preliminary attachments, preliminary injunctions, compulsory executions and auction sale procedures. In criminal litigation, he focuses on criminal procedures and white collar criminal defense. In the area of tax litigation, Mr. Cho is an expert on general tax consulting, tax audit and dispute resolution, finance tax, corporate tax, transfer pricing and customs. Finally, in administrative litigation, his practice focuses on labor and employment cases and health cases.

Before joining Kim & Chang, Mr. Cho served in the Korean judiciary for 15 years. He served as a judge in the Seoul High Court, Seoul Administration Court, Tongyeong Branch of Changwon district Court, Seoul District Court, Incehon Distric Court, and Uijungbu Branch of Seoul District Court. He was the presiding judge of the Suwon District Court and the Supreme Court of Korea, and served as judge advocate in the Republic of Korea Army. During his tenure as a judge, he accumulated extensive experience in a wide range of tax, customs, civil, criminal and administrative litigation as well as in appeals before the Supreme Court.

Mr. Cho has authored various publications, including several published by The Office of Court Administration, the Supreme Court Library, and the Seoul National University Finance Act Center.

Mr. Cho graduated from the College of Law at Yonsei University in 1989. He also attended the Graduate School of Law in Yonsei University and the Judicial Research and Training Institute of the Supreme Court of Korea. He is admitted to the Korea bar and can read in Japanese apart from Korean and English.






    Adjunct Professor, Yonsei University, Law School (2017.8.-Present)

    Kim & Chang (2012-Present)

    Presiding Judge, Suwon District Court (2011-2012)

    Presiding Research Judge, Supreme Court of Korea (2009-2011)

    Research Judge, Supreme Court of Korea (2007-2009)

    Judge, Seoul High Court (2006-2007)

    Judge, Seoul Administration Court (2004-2006)

    Judge, Tongyeong Branch of Changwon District Court (2001-2004)

    Judge, Seoul District Court (1999-2001)

    Judge, Incheon District Court (1998-1999)

    Judge, Uijungbu Branch of Seoul District Court (1997-1998)

    Judge Advocate, Republic of Korea Army (1994-1997)






Publications/Activities

  •   Chambers Global Practice Guide – Corporate Tax: Korea chapter - Law & Practice (Co-author, Chambers and Partners, 2019) 
  •   Whether an Old Enforcement Ordinance of the Inheritance Tax and Gift Tax Act Article 54 (1), (2) Are Invalid or Not (The explanation on Supreme Court's precedent, The Office of Court Administration, 2008) 
  •   The Valuation of Inheritances Which Are Under Being Transferred (Study on tax working, Supreme Court Library, 2008) 
  •   The Way to Estimate a Standard of Assessment of Value Added Tax on Gift Card Which Is Offered in Recreation Rooms (The explanation on Supreme Court's precedent, The Office of Court Administration, 2009) 
  •   The Making a Gift of Subscription Right Through Issuing the Bon with Warrant and How to Estimate It, BFL 34 (Seoul National University Finance Act Center, 2009.3.) 
  •   The Meaning of "A Person Pays an Amount" Who Is Withholding Agent on Domestic Source Interest Income of Foreign Corporation in Corporation Tax Act, BFL 37 (Seoul National University Finance Act Center, 2009.9.)





Education

    Graduate School of Law, Yonsei University (1995)

    Judicial Research and Training Institute of the Supreme Court of Korea (1994)

    College of Law, Yonsei University (1989)


Qualifications

    Admitted to bar, Korea, 1994


Languages
  •    Korean, English and Japanese





Tax ,  Tax Litigation ,  International Trade & Customs Litigation ,  Litigation ,  Tax Audit & Tax Dispute Resolution ,  Finance & PEF Tax ,  Corporate Investigations & White Collar Defense ,  Construction & Engineering Disputes ,  Criminal Defense Litigation ,  Administrative & Public Law Litigation