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Yong Seung SUN Attorney

T.+82-2-3703-1262 F.+82-2-737-9091/9092
Yong Seung SUN Attorney
Yong Seung SUN Attorney

Yong Seung SUNAttorney

T.+82-2-3703-1262 F.+82-2-737-9091/9092 E.yssun@kimchang.com

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Yong Seung Sun is an attorney at Kim & Chang’s Structured Finance, Investment Management and M&A Group. 

Mr. Sun’s practice focuses on advising multinational and Korean financial institutions and corporations on a wide range of cross-border and domestic transactions, including those in the structured finance, investment management and M&A areas. 

Mr. Sun graduated from the College of Law at Seoul National University in 1995. He continued his legal training in the Korean Army and later joined the firm in 2000. He received his LL.M. from New York University School of Law in 2006 and worked at the New York office of Cleary, Gottlieb, Steen & Hamilton before returning to Kim & Chang in 2007. 

Profile

Experience

Kim & Chang (2000-Present)

Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton NY office (2006-2007)

Judge Advocate, Republic of Korea Army (1997-2000)

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Awards

  • Leading Individual, Chambers Asia-Pacific, Capital Markets: Securitisation (Chambers and Partners, 2021) 
  • Recognised Practitioner, Chambers Asia-Pacific, Capital Markets: Securitisation (Chambers and Partners, 2020)

Publications/Activities
    • IFLR Yearbooks - Global Asset Management & Servicing Review: Korea Chapter (Co-author, Law Business Research, 2016) 
    • The Private Equity Review (Edition 3): Part I, Fundraising - Korea Chapter (Co-author, Law Business Research, 2014) 
    • The Private Equity Review (Edition 2): Part I, Fundraising - Korea Chapter (Co-author, Law Business Research, 2013) 
    • Security in International Finance, BFL Vol. 10 (Co-author, Center for Financial Law, 2005)

Education

    New York University School of Law (LL.M., 2006) 

    Judicial Research and Training Institute of the Supreme Court of Korea (1997) 

    Seoul National University (LL.B., 1995)

Qualifications

    Admitted to bar, Korea, 1997

Languages

Korean and English

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Yong Seung SUN
Attorney


T. +82-2-3703-1262      
F. +82-2-737-9091/9092
     


  




Yong Seung Sun is an attorney at Kim & Chang’s Structured Finance, Investment Management and M&A Group. 

Mr. Sun’s practice focuses on advising multinational and Korean financial institutions and corporations on a wide range of cross-border and domestic transactions, including those in the structured finance, investment management and M&A areas. 

Mr. Sun graduated from the College of Law at Seoul National University in 1995. He continued his legal training in the Korean Army and later joined the firm in 2000. He received his LL.M. from New York University School of Law in 2006 and worked at the New York office of Cleary, Gottlieb, Steen & Hamilton before returning to Kim & Chang in 2007. 






    Kim & Chang (2000-Present)

    Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton NY office (2006-2007)

    Judge Advocate, Republic of Korea Army (1997-2000)






Awards

  •   Leading Individual, Chambers Asia-Pacific, Capital Markets: Securitisation (Chambers and Partners, 2021) 
  •   Recognised Practitioner, Chambers Asia-Pacific, Capital Markets: Securitisation (Chambers and Partners, 2020)

Publications/Activities

  •   IFLR Yearbooks - Global Asset Management & Servicing Review: Korea Chapter (Co-author, Law Business Research, 2016) 
  •   The Private Equity Review (Edition 3): Part I, Fundraising - Korea Chapter (Co-author, Law Business Research, 2014) 
  •   The Private Equity Review (Edition 2): Part I, Fundraising - Korea Chapter (Co-author, Law Business Research, 2013) 
  •   Security in International Finance, BFL Vol. 10 (Co-author, Center for Financial Law, 2005)





Education

    New York University School of Law (LL.M., 2006) 

    Judicial Research and Training Institute of the Supreme Court of Korea (1997) 

    Seoul National University (LL.B., 1995)


Qualifications

    Admitted to bar, Korea, 1997


Languages
  •    Korean and English





Investment Management ,  Banking ,  Structured Finance ,  Mergers & Acquisitions ,  Corporate Governance & Shareholder Disputes ,  Foreign Direct Investment ,  Private Equity ,  Corporate Finance ,  Shareholder Activism