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Kim & Chang Ranked “Tier 1” in All Eight Practice Areas – IFLR1000 (33rd edition)


Kim & Chang once again received “Tier 1” (top-tier) rankings in all areas surveyed for Korea in the 33rd edition of IFLR1000. Additionally, 55 of our attorneys were recognized as “Market Leaders,” “Women Leaders,” “Highly Regarded,” “Expert Consultants,” “Rising Star Partners,” “Rising Stars,” and “Notable Practitioners” in their respective practice areas.

IFLR1000 (33rd Edition)

The following list details our wins this year.

Firm Rankings (“Tier 1” in all eight practice areas)

  • Banking and finance

  • Capital Markets: Debt

  • Capital Markets: Equity

  • Capital Markets: Structured finance and securitization

  • M&A

  • Private Equity

  • Project development

  • Restructuring & Insolvency

Individual Rankings

Market Leader

  • Young Kyun Cho, Kyung Taek Jung

Women Leader

  • Yoon Kyung Chang, Chang-hee Shin, Jackie Yang

Highly Regarded

  • Bo Yong Ahn,  Myoung-Soo Cho, Jin Yeong Chung, Kye Sung Chung, Myoung Jae Chung, Ick Ryol Huh, Young Man Huh, Gene-Oh (Gene) Kim, Janghoon Kim, Jae Myung Kim, Yong-Ho Kim, Chang Hyeon Ko, Bong Suk Koo, Hoin Lee, Sang Goo Lee, Sookyung Lee, Dong-Seok (Johan) Oh, Jong Koo Park, Chiyong Rim, Chang-hee Shin, Youngjin Sohn, Yong Seung Sun, Ie Hwan Yoo, Seung Jae Yoo, Hi Sun Yoon

Expert Consultant

  • Yon Kyun Oh


Rising Star Partner

  • Heesung Ahn, Dae-Hyuk Choi, Geon Ho Kim, Teo Kim, Chang Sup Kwon, Min-Young Oh

Rising Star

  • Jungho Hong, Sungjin Kim, Eun-Young Lee, Hyun Wook Lew, Jackie Yang

Notable Practitioner

  • Hyungjune An, Yoon Kyung Chang, Hyeon Deog Cho, Robert L. Gilbert, Bo Hyun Kim, Hye Sung Kim, Young Min Kim, Yun Goo Kwon, Jung-Chull Lee, Kyung Yoon Lee, Sun Yul Lee, Jina Myung, Jong Hyun Park, Kwon-Eui Park, Tae Min Yun

About IFLR1000:  IFLR1000, the guide to the world’s leading financial and corporate law firms, annually publishes rankings based on law firm submissions, client feedback and independent research. In the 33rd edition, IFLR1000 ranked Korean law firms and lawyers in eight practice areas.