Mr Hee-Chan Byun > Shin & Kim > Seoul, South Korea > Lawyer Profile

Shin & Kim
23TH FLOOR, D-TOWER (D2)
17 JONGNO 3-GIL, JONGNO-GU
SEOUL 03155
South Korea
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Work Department

Litigation.; Tax Disputes; Tax and Customs Disputes; Administrative Disputes; Environmental Disputes

Position

Partner.

Career

Shin & Kim (2008-Present); Legal Counsel, Jung-gu, Seoul, Korea (2012-2015); Legal Counsel, National Tax Service of Korea (2011-2013); Legal Counsel, Ministry of Public Administration and Security (2010-2012); Presiding Judge, Seoul Central District Court (2007-2008); Professor, Judicial Research & Training Institute (2004-2007); Presiding Judge, Changwon District Court (2002-2004); Research Judge, Supreme Court of Korea (2000-2002); Judge, Seoul High Court (1999-2000); Judge, Seoul District Court Uijeongbu Department (1998-1999); Judge, Seoul Family Court (1997-1998); Judge, Seoul District Court (1995-1997); Judge, Seoul Southern District Court (1993-1995); Judge, Changwon District Court Chungmu Department (1991-1993); Judge, Seoul Criminal Court (1989-1991); Judge, Seoul District Court Uijeongbu Department (1987-1989).

Languages

Korean and English.

Memberships

Korean and Seoul Bar Associations; International Bar Association.

Education

Stanford Law School(Visiting Scholar, 1998-1999); Judicial Research & Training Institute, Supreme Court of Korea(1985-1987); Seoul National University, College of Law (LL.B., 1982).

Lawyer Rankings

South Korea > Tax: local firms

In the tax space, Shin & Kim focuses on providing consulting services for purely non-contentious matters. These include advice on tax planning, inheritance, tax aspects of mergers, acquisitions and corporate restructuring and those of financial transactions (such as asset-backed securitization and the sale of non-performing loans). The firm fields a team of experienced attorneys, licensed customs consultants, former tax officials and certified public accountants. Choon Cho and Hyeon-Jin Kim are the key contacts; also recommended is Hee-Chan Byun.