Mr Seong-Jin Choi > Shin & Kim > Seoul, South Korea > Lawyer Profile

Shin & Kim
SEOUL 03155
South Korea
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Work Department





Shin & Kim (2014-Present); Officer of Forensic Science Planning, Supreme Prosecutor’s Office (2014); Chief, Criminal Department 1, Suwon District Prosecutors’ Office (2013); Head, Hongseong Branch, Daejeon District Prosecutors’ Office (2012); Dispatched to Special Prosecutor Office of Cyber Terrorism against the Central Election Management Committee (2012); Chief, Criminal Department 3, Busan District Prosecutors’ Office (2011); Chief of Review and Analysis, Financial Services Commission (2010); Digital Forensic Science Officer, Supreme Prosecutors’ Office (2009); Prosecutor Professor, Legal Research and Training Institute (2008); Senior Prosecutor, Yeoju Branch, Suwon District Prosecutors’ Office (2007); Planning and Management Director, Taskforce of Criminal Justice Integrative Intelligence, Ministry of Justice (2005); Prosecutor, Suwon District Prosecutors’ Office; Researcher, Planning and Coordination Division at the Supreme Prosecutors’ Office (2004); Researcher, Central Investigation Division at the Prosecutor-General´s Office (2003); Prosecutor, Northern Branch, Seoul District Prosecutors’ Office (2000); Prosecutor, Jecheon Branch, Cheongju District Prosecutors’ Office (1999); Prosecutor, Seoul District Prosecutors’ Office (1997); Judge Advocate, Republic of Korea Army (1994 – 1997).


Korean and English.


Korean and Seoul Bar Associations.


Seoul National University, School of Law (Ph.D. coursework completed, Commercial Law, 2011); Santa Clara University, School of Law (LL.M., Property Rights, 2002); Judicial Research & Training Institute, Supreme Court of Korea(1992-1994); Seoul National University, Graduate School of Law (LL.M., Administrative Law, 1992); Seoul National University, College of Law (LL.B., 1990).

Lawyer Rankings

South Korea > Regulatory: compliance and investigations: local firms

At Shin & Kim, core strengths include criminal cases with defence, taxation, medical and pharmaceutical, labour, personal information protection, construction, finance, real estate, fair trade and anticorruption elements. Equally strong acting for domestic and foreign clients, the department is led by Hong Il Kim. Its legal expertise is complemented by the firm having specialist teams of accountants, customs consultants and patent attorneys. Seong-Jin Choi is knowledgeable about digital forensics, high-tech and financial crimes, money laundering and IP property rights.