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Yoon & Yang LLC

Work +82 2 6003 7000
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Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City, Seoul, Tashkent

Soonghee Lee

Yoon & Yang LLC

Work Department

General Corporate Law, Corporate Disputes, Liabilities of Directors and Statutory Auditors, Finance and Securities Litigation, General Corporate Finance, Securitization/Structured Finance, Project Finance/Real Estate Finance, Ship/Aircraft Finance, Derivatives, IPOs/Capital Markets, Acquisition Finance, Collective Investments/Private Investments, Financial Institution M&A, Financial Regulation/Disclosure, Regulatory Investigation, Insurance, Cross-Border Agreements, Mergers and Acquisitions




2003-present Partner, Yoon & Yang LLC (formerly Yoon Yang Kim Shin & Yu, 2006-2009) 2014 Named Euromoney Legal Media Group’s Asialaw Leading Lawyers 2007-present Adjunct Professor, Youngsan University College of Law 2007 Lecturer, Seoul Bar Association 2001-03 Partner, Yoon & Partners 2001 Admitted to practice law in New York 1998 Lecturer, Kookmin Univerity 1996-01 Associate,Yoon & Partners 1993-96 Associate, Kim Shin & Yu 1990-93 Judge Advocate, Republic of Korea Army 1990 Admitted to practice law in korea


Korean, English and Japanese.


2013 Director·Researcher, Korea Securities Law Association 2006-present Member, Foreign Investment Attraction Committee, Kyunggi Province 2003-present Independent Director, KRTNet


2011 Seoul National University School of Law, Doctorate Course (Financial Law) 2008 Member, Completion of Expert Courses (Investment Banking Law / Financial Law & Policy), Seoul National University College of Law 2000 Cornell University Law School, LL.M. 1987 Seoul National University College of Law, LL.B.

South Korea: Banking and finance

Banking and finance – Local firms

Within: Banking and finance – Local firms

Yoon & Yang LLC’s team has extensive expertise across financial transactions, particularly within the real estate and project development space. Young Woo Park assisted KB Securities in a project finance loan for the development and construction of multiple commercial outlets in Sungdong-Gu, Seoul and has also been active on several real estate transactions. Soonghee Lee has a strong reputation in advising domestic banks in relation to financial disputes, while Young Ho Kang specialises in financial regulations.

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South Korea: Capital markets

Capital markets – Local firms

Within: Capital markets – Local firms

Yoon & Yang LLC has expertise across a diverse range of areas such as IPOs and securities work and has a particularly strong offering in the financial regulatory and disputes spaces. Team head Soonghee Lee’s primary focus is on the financial regulations area of banking, securities and asset management. Young Ho Kang is also a name to note for securities and financial regulation, while Sung Woon Kang  is experienced in domestic and overseas IPOs, structured securities and regulations. Work highlights include Young Sun Cho advising Celltrion in relation to delisting from KOSDAQ and relisting on the Korea Composite Stock Price Index (KOSPI). Hyun Suk Jung and Dong Seon Kim assisted Meritz Securities as the underwriters for KOSDAQ-listed PATI Games in a capital increase totalling KRW80bn, with new shares to be issued to a third party as an exchange of shares between a listed company and an unlisted company.

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