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Young Min KIM Attorney

T.+82-2-3703-1145 F.+82-2-737-9091/9092
Young Min KIM Attorney
Young Min KIM Attorney

Young Min KIMAttorney

T.+82-2-3703-1145F.+82-2-737-9091/9092E.ymkim1@kimchang.com

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Young Min Kim is a senior attorney at Kim & Chang, specializing primarily in finance.

His practice focuses on advising publicly and privately held multinational and Korean financial institutions and corporations in a wide range of cross-border transactions, including banking, corporate finance, M&A finance, export finance, project finance, aircraft finance and ship finance.

Mr. Kim has been listed for four consecutive years in 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018 Chambers Global as a leading banking and finance individual and a leader in project, aircraft, and ship finance. He is also listed for two consecutive years in 2016 and 2017 Euromoney’s Expert Guides and 2018 Legal 500 as a leading lawyer in aviation, banking, finance and transaction. He is praised by clients for his ability to bring solutions that go beyond legal advice.

Mr. Kim received his J.D. from Duke University School of Law in 2002, and his LL.B. from the Seoul National University College of Law in 1994. He is admitted to the Korea bar and the New York bar.

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Experience

Kim & Chang (2002-Present)

Public Defender, Korea Legal Aid Corporation, Sokcho (1998-1999)

Attorney, Litigation Division, Seoul High Prosecutors' Office (1996-1998)

Representative Mattersshow

  • Advised on USD 8.5 billion financing of Jubail refinery project in Saudi Arabia.
  • Advised on USD 2.54 billion financing of gas development transportation and plant chemical complex project in Uzbekistan (The largest Korean ECA financing ever raised for an international project at the time)
  • Advised on USD 1 billion corporate facility financing in Angola.
  • Advised on USD 960 million financing of Eurasia Tunnel in Turkey.
  • Advised on USD 900 million natural gas development and pipeline financing for Myanmar.
  • Advised on USD 1.1 billion LNG vessels financing in Nigeria.

Representative Activitiesshow

Awards

  • Leading Individual, The Legal 500 Asia Pacific: Banking & Finance (Legalease, 2018-2019) 
  • Leading Lawyer, Expert Guides: Banking, Finance and Transactional Guide (Euromoney, 2016-2017) 
  • Leading Lawyer, Expert Guides: Aviation (Euromoney, 2016-2017) 
  • Leading Individual, Chambers Asia-Pacific: Banking & Finance (Chambers and Partners, 2015-2019) 
  • Leading Individual, Chambers Global: Banking & Finance (Chambers and Partners, 2015-2018)

Publications/Activities
    • Recent Trends in Aircraft Finance, BFL 90th edition (Co-author, Seoul National University Finance Law Center, 2018) 
    • Getting the Deal Through - Aviation Finance & Leasing 2014: Korea chapter (Co-author, Law Business Research, 2014) 
    • K-Sure: A New Direction in the Korean ECA Ship Financing, Shipping Finance Review 2011/12: Korea section (Co-author, Euromoney Yearbooks, 2011)

Education

    Duke University School of Law (J.D., 2002)

    Judicial Research and Training Institute of the Supreme Court of Korea (1996)

    College of Law, Seoul National University (LL.B., 1994)

Qualifications

    Admitted to bar, Korea, 1996; New York, 2005

Languages

Korean, English, Japanese

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Young Min KIM Attorney


T. +82-2-3703-1145      F. +82-2-737-9091/9092     


  




Young Min Kim is a senior attorney at Kim & Chang, specializing primarily in finance.

His practice focuses on advising publicly and privately held multinational and Korean financial institutions and corporations in a wide range of cross-border transactions, including banking, corporate finance, M&A finance, export finance, project finance, aircraft finance and ship finance.

Mr. Kim has been listed for four consecutive years in 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018 Chambers Global as a leading banking and finance individual and a leader in project, aircraft, and ship finance. He is also listed for two consecutive years in 2016 and 2017 Euromoney’s Expert Guides and 2018 Legal 500 as a leading lawyer in aviation, banking, finance and transaction. He is praised by clients for his ability to bring solutions that go beyond legal advice.

Mr. Kim received his J.D. from Duke University School of Law in 2002, and his LL.B. from the Seoul National University College of Law in 1994. He is admitted to the Korea bar and the New York bar.






    Kim & Chang (2002-Present)

    Public Defender, Korea Legal Aid Corporation, Sokcho (1998-1999)

    Attorney, Litigation Division, Seoul High Prosecutors' Office (1996-1998)






  •   Advised on USD 8.5 billion financing of Jubail refinery project in Saudi Arabia.
  •   Advised on USD 2.54 billion financing of gas development transportation and plant chemical complex project in Uzbekistan (The largest Korean ECA financing ever raised for an international project at the time)
  •   Advised on USD 1 billion corporate facility financing in Angola.
  •   Advised on USD 960 million financing of Eurasia Tunnel in Turkey.
  •   Advised on USD 900 million natural gas development and pipeline financing for Myanmar.
  •   Advised on USD 1.1 billion LNG vessels financing in Nigeria.





Awards

  •   Leading Individual, The Legal 500 Asia Pacific: Banking & Finance (Legalease, 2018-2019) 
  •   Leading Lawyer, Expert Guides: Banking, Finance and Transactional Guide (Euromoney, 2016-2017) 
  •   Leading Lawyer, Expert Guides: Aviation (Euromoney, 2016-2017) 
  •   Leading Individual, Chambers Asia-Pacific: Banking & Finance (Chambers and Partners, 2015-2019) 
  •   Leading Individual, Chambers Global: Banking & Finance (Chambers and Partners, 2015-2018)

Publications/Activities

  •   Recent Trends in Aircraft Finance, BFL 90th edition (Co-author, Seoul National University Finance Law Center, 2018) 
  •   Getting the Deal Through - Aviation Finance & Leasing 2014: Korea chapter (Co-author, Law Business Research, 2014) 
  •   K-Sure: A New Direction in the Korean ECA Ship Financing, Shipping Finance Review 2011/12: Korea section (Co-author, Euromoney Yearbooks, 2011)





Education

    Duke University School of Law (J.D., 2002)

    Judicial Research and Training Institute of the Supreme Court of Korea (1996)

    College of Law, Seoul National University (LL.B., 1994)


Qualifications

    Admitted to bar, Korea, 1996; New York, 2005


Languages
  •    Korean, English, Japanese





Banking ,  Financing ,  Acquisition Finance ,  Ship Finance ,  Project Finance ,  Aircraft Finance ,  Foreign Direct Investment