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Sang Woo LEE Attorney

T.+82-2-3703-1571 F.+82-2-737-9091/9092
Sang Woo LEE Attorney
Sang Woo LEE Attorney

Sang Woo LEEAttorney

T.+82-2-3703-1571 F.+82-2-737-9091/9092 E.swlee1@kimchang.com

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Sang Woo Lee is an attorney in the firm's Litigation Practice and Tax Audits & Tax Dispute Resolution Practice. 

Mr. Lee joined Kim & Chang in 2006, after ten years of distinguished service with the National Tax Service (NTS), where he served as a deputy director for Division of International Taxation as well as a director of Regional Tax Offices. 

Mr. Lee also served in the judiciary for several years as a judge in District Court. During his tenure as a judge, he accumulated extensive experience in a wide range of administrative, tax and civil litigation, and criminal cases. 

Reflecting his varied experience as a judge and a senior officer in a tax agency and his expertise as a CPA, Mr. Lee has a broad practice in administrative, civil and tax dispute at the firm. In the area of litigation practice, Mr. Lee has specialized in administrative litigation, tax and customs disputes, and professional liability issues. He regularly represents companies before the Courts and the National Tax Tribunal.

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Experience

Kim & Chang (2006-Present)

KICPA Ombudsman for Ethics (2009-2012) Judge, Seoul Northern District Court (2005-2006)

Deputy Judge, Seoul District Court (2003-2005)

National Tax Service (1992-2001)

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Awards

  • Next Generation Partner, The Legal 500 Asia Pacific: Tax (Legalease, 2020) 
  • Leading Individual, Chambers Asia-Pacific, Tax (Chambers and Partners, 2020) 
  • Legal Advisor Award, The 2nd Korea Legal Awards (Co-hosted by Money Today and Korea In-house Counsel Association, 2019)

Publications/Activities
    • World Tax - South Korea chapter (Co-author, International Tax Review, 2020) 
    • Chambers Global Practice Guide – Corporate Tax: Korea chapter - Law & Practice (Co-author, Chambers and Partners, 2019) 
    • A Study on Tax Claims in the Corporate Reorganization Procedure (Thesis for Law Master's Degree, 2004)

Education

    Graduate School of Law, Seoul National University (S.J.D. candidate, Tax Law, 2010)

    Graduate School of Law, Chung-Ang University (LL.M., 2004)

    Judicial Research and Training Institute of the Supreme Court of Korea (2003)

    Graduate School of Public Administration, Seoul National University (M.A., 1993)

    College of Business Administration, Seoul National University (B.S., 1991)

Qualifications

    Admitted to bar, Korea, 2003 

    Certified Public Accountant, Korea, 1997; USA, 1998

Languages

Korean, English and Japanese

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Sang Woo LEE
Attorney


T. +82-2-3703-1571      
F. +82-2-737-9091/9092
     


  




Sang Woo Lee is an attorney in the firm's Litigation Practice and Tax Audits & Tax Dispute Resolution Practice. 

Mr. Lee joined Kim & Chang in 2006, after ten years of distinguished service with the National Tax Service (NTS), where he served as a deputy director for Division of International Taxation as well as a director of Regional Tax Offices. 

Mr. Lee also served in the judiciary for several years as a judge in District Court. During his tenure as a judge, he accumulated extensive experience in a wide range of administrative, tax and civil litigation, and criminal cases. 

Reflecting his varied experience as a judge and a senior officer in a tax agency and his expertise as a CPA, Mr. Lee has a broad practice in administrative, civil and tax dispute at the firm. In the area of litigation practice, Mr. Lee has specialized in administrative litigation, tax and customs disputes, and professional liability issues. He regularly represents companies before the Courts and the National Tax Tribunal.






    Kim & Chang (2006-Present)

    KICPA Ombudsman for Ethics (2009-2012) Judge, Seoul Northern District Court (2005-2006)

    Deputy Judge, Seoul District Court (2003-2005)

    National Tax Service (1992-2001)






Awards

  •   Next Generation Partner, The Legal 500 Asia Pacific: Tax (Legalease, 2020) 
  •   Leading Individual, Chambers Asia-Pacific, Tax (Chambers and Partners, 2020) 
  •   Legal Advisor Award, The 2nd Korea Legal Awards (Co-hosted by Money Today and Korea In-house Counsel Association, 2019)

Publications/Activities

  •   World Tax - South Korea chapter (Co-author, International Tax Review, 2020) 
  •   Chambers Global Practice Guide – Corporate Tax: Korea chapter - Law & Practice (Co-author, Chambers and Partners, 2019) 
  •   A Study on Tax Claims in the Corporate Reorganization Procedure (Thesis for Law Master's Degree, 2004)





Education

    Graduate School of Law, Seoul National University (S.J.D. candidate, Tax Law, 2010)

    Graduate School of Law, Chung-Ang University (LL.M., 2004)

    Judicial Research and Training Institute of the Supreme Court of Korea (2003)

    Graduate School of Public Administration, Seoul National University (M.A., 1993)

    College of Business Administration, Seoul National University (B.S., 1991)


Qualifications

    Admitted to bar, Korea, 2003 

    Certified Public Accountant, Korea, 1997; USA, 1998


Languages
  •    Korean, English and Japanese





Tax ,  Tax Litigation ,  Tax Audit & Tax Dispute Resolution ,  Corporate Governance & Shareholder Disputes ,  Finance Tax ,  Litigation ,  Corporate Investigations & White Collar Defense ,  Criminal Defense Litigation ,  Administrative & Public Law Litigation