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Yoon & Yang LLC

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Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City, Seoul, Tashkent

Seung Ryong Yoo

Yoon & Yang LLC

Work Department

General Corporate Law, Compliance, Risk Management, Corporate Disputes, Liabilities of Directors and Statutory Auditors, Finance and Securities Litigation, Maritime Law, General Corporate Finance, General Litigation, Commercial Arbitration, Products Liability, Real Estate and Construction Litigation, Family Law/Domestic Relations, Constitutional Litigation, Criminal Investigation, Criminal Trial Proceedings, Tax Litigation and Disputes, Administration/Environment Law, Labor Relations and Industrial Accident, Intellectual Property Protection, Real Estate/Construction, Medicine/Pharmaceutical/Food




2014-present Partner, Yoon & Yang LLC (formerly Yoon Yang Kim Shin & Yu, 2006-2009) 2012-14 Presiding judge, Seoul Southern District Court 2011 Adjunct professor, Yonsei University School of Law 2009-12 Professor, Judicial Research & Training Institute (civil proceedings, execution, preservation, tax) 2008-09 Presiding judge, Gwangju District Court (warrants) 2006-08 Judge, Seoul High Court (medicine, administration) 2006 Judicial policy judge, Ministry of Court Administration 2004-06 Judicial policy researcher, Ministry of Court Administration 2003-04 Judge, Seoul Family Court 2001-02 Visiting scholar, U.S. Virginia Law School 2000-03 Judge, Seoul Central District Court 1997-00 Judge, Cheon Branch, Daejeon District Court 1995-97 Judge, Seoul District Court 1993-95 Judge, Southern Branch, Seoul District Court 1993 Admitted to practice law in korea


Korean and English


2012-14 Member, Committee for Publication of Compendium of Court Practices (civil proceedings)


1989 Seoul National University College of Law, LL.B.

South Korea: Dispute resolution

Dispute resolution – Local firms

Within: Leading individuals

Seung Ryong Yoo - Yoon & Yang LLC

Within: Dispute resolution – Local firms

Yoon & Yang LLC's disputes practice handles corporate governance, damages and white-collar crime. The team has been joined by a number of former judges and prosecutors experienced in a broad range of sectors. Byeong Cheol Yun focuses on civil and corporate affairs; he recently obtained a successful outcome for Hanhwa Chemical in a dispute over the cancellation of a memorandum of understanding and confiscation of a performance bond. Seung Nam Yoo's broad practice area covers commercial, tax, crime and injections. Yoo and Sang-Pil Lee are representing the CEO and directors of an insurance company in a complex corporate governance dispute against the company's shareholders. Seung Ryong Yoo is involved in white-collar investigations and is counselling NH NongHyup Bank in a dispute arising out of a decision by SK planet, the affiliated services provider for the “Syrup card”, to terminate its affiliate agreement. Tae-Gu Zeon is a name to note for civil, financial and corporate litigation.

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South Korea: Regulatory: compliance and investigations

Regulatory: compliance and investigations – Local firms

Within: Leading individuals

Seung Ryong Yoo - Yoon & Yang LLC

Within: Regulatory: compliance and investigations – Local firms

The white-collar crime practice at Yoon & Yang LLC consists of experienced former government officials and expert criminal attorneys who represent high-ranking executives and well-known corporations against allegations of misconduct and criminal charges. Former chief judge Seung Ryong Yoo leads the team; he recently represented Bong Rae Cho, former president of POSCO ChemTech, and obtained an acquittal on bribery charges. In other highlights, Young Kon Cho and Seung Nam Yoo successfully defended Andong City mayor Young Seh Kwon against bribery charges, while Byeong Cheol Yun and Jeok Hwa Hwang likewise defended Hee Yong Roh, the director of Southeastern District of Gwangju Province, on appeal against similar charges. Other names to note are Youbum Kim, Dong Gyu Lee and Heesung Lim.

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