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Lee & Ko

HANJIN BUILDING, 63 NAMDAEMUN-RO, JUNG-GU, SEOUL 04532, SOUTH KOREA
Tel:
Work +82 2 772 4000
Fax:
Fax +82 2 772 4001
Email:
Web:
www.leeko.com
Seoul, Seoul

Yuseok Kim

Tel:
Work +82-2-772-4310
Email:
Lee & Ko

Work Department

Corporate and M&A practice group

Position

Partner

Career

Lee & Ko: 2008 – Present
Lecturing Fellow, Duke University School of Law: 2014
GS Group In-house Counsel: 2013
Judicial Research & Training Institute, Supreme Court of Korea: 2008

Languages

English and Korean

Education

DUKE University School of Law (LL.M.) : 2014
Seoul National University – B.A. in Political Science: 2001


South Korea: Regulatory: compliance and investigations

Regulatory: compliance and investigations – Local firms

Within: Regulatory: compliance and investigations – Local firms

As ‘one of the top law firms’, Lee & Ko attracts praise for its wide-ranging expertise in compliance and white-collar criminal investigations, as well as for its ‘immediate and value-added advice’. The practice also maintains a digital forensic team, ensuring client confidentiality and a quick turnaround of results – an aspect very much valued by its clients. Taek Rim Oh is ‘one of the best cross-border attorneys in Korea’, according to one client. Tae-Ki Ghil, Chan-Youp Song, Jae-Deog Bae and Joon Kim advised McDonald's in relation to criminal complaints filed by consumers claiming to have contracted hemolytic-uremic syndrome from hamburgers. Yong-Seok Park, Song and Tae Yop Lee are defending Samsung Display against a criminal complaint brought by LG Display over alleged trade secret misappropriation. Other names to note are Jin So, Sedong Min, Yeonsoo Yun and Yuseok Kim.

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