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Yulchon LLC

Tax

6 ranked lawyersBand 1South KoreaAsia-Pacific 2021 View ranking table
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What the team is known for

Highly regarded practice advising clients on a range of tax matters principally in the areas of transfer pricing, auditing and transaction-related tax. Noted strength advising on M&A transactions and real estate investments and in representing clients on tax disputes and tax audit defence. Has significant expertise in customs matters, including appeals, customs valuation and trading agreements. Knowledgeable about a range of industries, including fashion, electronics and automotive. Acts for a number of prestigious domestic and international clients.

Strengths

A client reveals that they were "very impressed" with the team's performance, adding: "Their responsiveness is the best of any firm we work with."

Work highlights

Assisted video game company Nexon in obtaining a Supreme Court win relating to the calculation of foreign tax credit limits for the gaming industry.

Notable practitioners

Dong Soo Kim is a prestigious figure in the market. He regularly advises on tax issues related to inbound investments, audits and transfer pricing for both Korean and international clients.

Kyu Dong Kim is highly regarded for his tax advisory work, and regularly works for large international clients on tax audits, VAT matters and tax structuring. A client appreciates that in addition to his technical knowledge he has "an understanding of the business."

Kyung Geun Lee enjoys a tremendous reputation in this practice area. He is known for his specialisation in international taxation, including for clients involved in M&A and inbound investments.

Sang Woo Song advises clients on tax in the finance sector, including on cross-border investments. He is a certified public accountant.

Seok Hoon Kang is considered to have a strong presence in the tax market. He is active on tax matters for large companies and individuals including VAT and real estate-related tax.

Yun Heui Cho is regularly involved in tax litigation including at the Supreme Court level. He previously served as a judge at the Supreme Court of Korea.

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Overview

Consisting of over 80 tax experts including tax lawyers with extensive experience, certified public accountants, and tax attorneys and customs attorneys with their experiences in National Tax Service, Korea Customs Services and Tax Tribunals, Yulchon’s Tax Group is striving to achieve client satisfaction through organizing optimum experts teams for each client’s case to create a synergy effect.

Yulchon’s Tax Group provides full legal services to give solutions to clients from tax planning to acquisition of authoritative rulings, examination of and response to tax investigations, appealing to the tax tribunal, and tax litigation. Also, the Group provides comprehensive legal services on tax controversy matters through an exclusive team organized within the Group to support foreign enterprises investing in Korea and Korean enterprises investing overseas.


  • Tax Litigation & Dispute Resolution: the highest court appeals win rate in Korea
  • Domestic Tax Advisory: the best client-focuses service
  • International Tax Advisory: maximize client satisfaction by providing a full range of legal services on international taxation
  • Tax Legislation Advisory & Request for Tax Rulings: provide high-quality services to large domestic and multinational clients seeking tax rulings and amendments to Korea’s tax statutes and regulations
  • Pre-Audit & Tax Audit Defense: total integrated solution for its clients facing tax audits in Korea
  • Customs: full range of legal services in customs and trade matters

Tax Department

Yulchon LLC

firm
Department location

Parnas Tower 38F

521 Teheran-ro

Gangnam-gu

Seoul

Seoul

South Korea

06164

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Ranked Lawyers

Chambers Research is conducted by 200 Research Analysts, across 200 jurisdictions and provides nearly 6,000 rankings tables. Annually we collect hundreds of thousands of responses from clients, the majority via in-depth interview. Learn more about our methodology.

South Korea

Tax


Dong Soo Kim
Band 1
Seok Hoon Kang
Band 2
Yun Heui Cho
Band 3

Tax: Consultants


Kyu Dong Kim
Band 1
Kyung Geun Lee
Eminent Practitioners
Sang Woo Song
Band 3