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“Outstanding” in All 24 Categories and 62 “Leading Lawyers” – asialaw 2023/24


Kim & Chang was named “Outstanding” in all 24 categories in the 2023/24 edition of asialaw, once again receiving the highest recognition across all surveyed categories. Moreover, 62 of our attorneys and patent attorneys were recognized as Korea’s “Leading Lawyers” in their respective areas of expertise.

Outstanding - asialaw Profiles 2023/24

Below are the details of our wins this year.

Firm Rankings (named “Outstanding” in all 24 categories in Korea)

Practice Areas

  • Banking and finance

  • Capital markets

  • Competition/antitrust

  • Construction

  • Corporate and M&A

  • Dispute resolution

  • Intellectual property

  • Investment funds

  • Labour and employment

  • Private equity

  • Regulatory

  • Restructuring and insolvency

  • Tax

Industry Sectors

  • Aviation and shipping

  • Banking and financial services

  • Consumer goods and services

  • Energy

  • Industrials and manufacturing

  • Infrastructure

  • Insurance

  • Media and entertainment

  • Pharmaceuticals and life sciences

  • Real estate

  • Technology and telecommunications

Individual Rankings

  • Aviation: Young Min Kim

  • Banking and financial services: Young Kyun Cho, Kye Sung Chung, Myoung Jae Chung, Young Man Huh, Chang Hyeon Ko, Hoin Lee, Ie Hwan Yoo

  • Banking and Finance: Young Kyun Cho, Kye Sung Chung, Ick Ryol Huh, Young Min Kim, Ie Hwan Yoo, Hi Sun Yoon

  • Capital markets: Myoung Jae Chung, Young Man Huh, Yong-Ho Kim, Chang Hyeon Ko, Hoin Lee

  • Competition/antitrust: Jay Ahn, Kee Hong Chun, Brian Tae-Hyun Chung, Maria Hajiyerou, Jung-Won Hyun, Kyung Taek Jung, Youngjin Jung, Eun Hee Kim, Gene-Oh (Gene) Kim, Kyoung Yeon (Kay) Kim, Tae Hyuk Ko, Hwan Beom Lee, Luke Shin

  • Corporate/M&A: Kye Sung Chung, Young Man Huh, Kyung Taek Jung, Joon B. Kim, Kyung Yul Lee, Jong Koo Park, Young Jay Ro

  • Dispute resolution: Jin Yeong Chung, Byung-Woo Im, Don Jeon, Hye Sung Kim, Sae Youn Kim, Hyo Je Lee, Hee Won (Marina) Moon, Byung-Chol (B.C.) Yoon

  • Energy: Young Kyun Cho, Chang Sup Kwon, Chang-hee Shin

  • Labour and employment: Weon Jung Kim, Deok Il Seo

  • Insurance: Jay Ahn, Jae Ho Baek, Chul-Won Lee

  • Intellectual property: Duck Soon Chang, Hyun-Jin Chang, Sang-Wook Han, Young Kim, Sang Hun (Andrew) Lee, Jay (Young-June) Yang

  • Investment funds: Young Man Huh

  • Media and entertainment: Dong Shik Choi, Min Chul Park

  • Pharmaceuticals and life sciences: Myung Soon Chung, Eun Hee Kim, Hwan Beom Lee

  • Real estate: Keun Ah Cho, Yon Kyun Oh

  • Regulatory: Myungsuk Choi, Seung Ho Lee, Hee Won (Marina) Moon, Kook Hyun Yoo

  • Restructuring/insolvency: Jin Yeong Chung, Jungho Hong, Janghoon Kim, Chiyong Rim

  • Shipping: Byung-Suk Chung, Young Min Kim, Jin Hong Lee, Chul-Won Lee, Hi Sun Yoon

  • Tax: Taeheung Ha  

  • Technology and telecommunications: Dong Shik Choi, Min Chul Park

About asialaw:  asialaw is a legal directory annually published by asialaw, a legal media company associated with Delinian (formerly Euromoney), covering law firms and legal practitioners in the Asia-Pacific region. Drawing from law firm submissions, client and peer feedback, and independent research and data analysis, asialaw published its rankings of Korean law firms in 13 practice areas and 11 industry sectors.