Skip to content
2
Asia-Pacific 2022
South Korea Projects & Energy
2
Band 2

2 Ranked Lawyers

About

Provided by Bae, Kim & Lee LLC

Our experts in the Energy and Infrastructure Practice Group draw together the firm’s expertise in project development, project finance, M&A, construction, technology and public-private partnership projects. We have unique knowledge and experience across every aspect of energy and infrastructure projects, including IPP, EPC, Joint Development Agreements, Operation and Maintenance Agreements, achieving commercial operation, divestment and disputes.

Our expertise in renewable and alternative energy representing major multinational energy companies (e.g., Iberdrola, Orsted, EDPR) and global funds (e.g., Macquarie, BlackRock) extends to solar and wind power generation, energy storage technologies, waste gas, tidal power generation, community energy supply systems, overseas oilfield/ gas field development, and CO2 emissions trading.

We have advised sponsors and investors in a host of deals in the energy and infrastructure sectors—often involving transactional and regulatory complexities.

We have had a market-leading role in advising multinationals, as well as regulated and private Korean entities, in the development of their overseas IPP businesses, and have participated in a multitude of ongoing overseas IPP projects and ancillary projects (including project financing, foreign exchange, tax, international insurance, and transportation projects).

Chambers Review

Provided by Chambers
Projects & Energy - South Korea
2
Band 2
What the team is known for

Bae, Kim & Lee has a prominent full-service practice especially active in the energy M&A space. Handles a wide range of transactional energy mandates, including cross-border sales and acquisitions, private equity investments and joint venture advice. Sources also recommend the team for effective advice on project finance mandates and the regulatory aspects of Korean energy law. Active on cross-border IPP projects sponsored by major electric utilities. Clients include GS Engineering & Construction, KEPCO KPS and Korea Hydro & Nuclear Power.

Strengths

Clients praise Bae, Kim & Lee's lawyers for their "good responsiveness and English language skills."

Work highlights

BKL advised Macquarie Private Equity on its USD23 million acquisition of shares in the Onsan Tank Terminal.

Notable practitioners

Hyunchul An draws a raft of praise for his work supporting a host of multinational sponsors and investors on mergers and acquisitions in the sector, as well as advising on commercial energy transactions. A client praises his team's responsiveness, adding that they go "above and beyond."

Seungkyo Lee is noted for his representation of Korean sponsors on international project development matters in the energy and transport infrastructure sectors. He is knowledgeable on investing in various power projects and also assists with financing.

Ranked Lawyers at
Bae, Kim & Lee LLC

Provided by Chambers
Filter by
Band

South Korea

Projects & Energy

Hyunchul An
3
Hyunchul An
3
Band 3
Seungkyo Lee
3
Seungkyo Lee
3
Band 3

Members

Provided by Bae, Kim & Lee LLC

Chinpyo Park

Robert Dooley

Seung Yo Lee

Seung-Hyeon (Alex) Kim

Member photo

Seungkyo Lee

Head of Department