Mr Sangchul LEE > Bae, Kim & Lee LLC > Seoul, South Korea > Lawyer Profile

Bae, Kim & Lee LLC
Tower B
26 Ujeongguk-ro, Jongno-gu,
South Korea
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Work Department

Government Policy & Regulation, Litigation, Tax


Attorney Sangchul LEE is a partner of Bae, Kim & Lee LLC and advises and represents clients in the field of criminal matters or criminal litigations, especially in connection with trade secret, intellectual property right, corruption, fair trade, and the environment. He is a leading expert in criminal trial and civil litigation field, with 18-year experience of the concerned field: He was head of criminal trial department of Daegu District Public Prosecutors’ Office, head of criminal trial and civil litigation division of the Supreme Public Prosecutors’ Office, and head of litigation division of the Ministry of Justice. Since joining BKL in 2011, he has worked as a criminal lawyer in the fields of corporate matters, public officials, labor-management disputes, and intellectual property right.


Bae, Kim and Lee LLC(2011-present), Public Prosecutor, Seoul District Public Prosecutors’ Office(1994), Public Prosecutor, Geochang Branch Office of Changwon District Public Prosecutors’ Office(1996), Public Prosecutor, Busan District Public Prosecutors’ Office(1997), Public Prosecutor, Daegu District Public Prosecutors’ Office(1999), Overseas Training, Max-Flanck Institut, Freiburg, Germany(2001), Public Prosecutor, Litigation Division, Ministry of Justice(2002), Public Prosecutor, Seoul Eastern District Public Prosecutors’ Office(2004), Deputy Senior Public Prosecutor, Seoul Eastern District Public Prosecutors’ Office(2006), Senior Public Prosecutor, Chungju District Public Prosecutors’ Office(2007), Senior Public Prosecutor, Civil Litigation Division, Daegu District Public Prosecutors’ Office(2008), Head of Criminal Trial and Civil Litigation Department, Supreme Public Prosecutors’ Office(2009), Head of National Litigation Department, Ministry of Justice(2010)


Korean, English


Korean and Seoul Bar Associations


Korea University Graduate School of Law (LL.M.,1987), Korea University Law School (LL.B.,1985),

Lawyer Rankings

South Korea > Regulatory: compliance and investigations: local firms

(Leading individuals)

Sangchul LeeBae, Kim & Lee LLC

Bae, Kim & Lee LLC‘s white-collar defence and investigations department combines multidisciplinary expertise across its financial regulatory, anti-money laundering, tax and competiton law, as well as broader litigation. Soo Bong Jung and practice head Jin Han Lee lead in various criminal cases involving corporate, finance, tax, corruption, health and safety and international criminal affairs. Sangchul Lee assists clients in response to investigation involving industrial safety, corruption, trade secrets and IP rights. Jinwook Song, Jun Ki Park are also leading defence counsel. Foreign attorney Jiyoung Sohn is experienced in fraud, embezzlement, bribery and sexual harassment cases.

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