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Jipyong LLC

Asia-Pacific 2022
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Asia-Pacific

Managing Partners: Ji Hyung Kim, Jung Sik Parj, Young Tae Yang, Sung Won Yoon, Sung Taek Lim

Number of partners: 120+

Number of lawyers: 320+

Languages: Arabic, Burmese, Chinese, English, French, Indonesian, Japanese, Khmer, Korean, Laotian, Russian, Spanish, Thai, Vietnamese


Firm Overview:

As one of Korea’s leading full-service law firms, Jipyong LLC (‘Jipyong’) prides itself on the global perspective and experience it brings to its clients’ cases, the depth and breadth of its practice specializations, and the creative problem-solving expertise of its lawyers. With a network of 11 offices across Asia and beyond, the firm provides a one-stop destination for cross-border legal and consulting services; its strong domestic and international client base relies on the firm’s in-depth knowledge of diverse local markets and innovative, business-minded solutions. Jipyong is committed to professional excellence and exceptional client service, underpinned by an unwavering adherence to ethics and social responsibility through pro bono and community service.


Practice Areas:

Mergers & Acquisitions

Corporate & Cross-Border

Foreign Investment

Finance & Securities

Private Equity & Hedge Funds

Real Estate & Construction

Antitrust & Competition

Bankruptcy & Restructuring

Intellectual Property

Labour & Employment

Shipping, Maritime & Aviation

White Collar Criminal Defence

Tax

Family Law

Government Contracts

Constitutional Law

Litigation & Arbitration

Legislative

Resources, Energy & Infrastructure

Information Technology & Internet

Health Care & Biomedical

Retail & Consumer

Entertainment & Media

R&D



Main Areas of Practice:


Finance & Securities:

Jipyong spearheads the most innovative financial transactions in Korea, as evidenced by the firm’s advice and representation on the first-ever IPOs of foreign companies from the US, Australia, Vietnam and Laos on the Korea Exchange. Jipyong is also highly regarded for its expertise in project finance, ranging from real estate to social overhead capital, as well as structured finance and derivatives, acquisition financing, private equity investments and financial regulatory matters. Also notable is Jipyong’s rapidly growing FinTech practice, highly sought after by clients in novel ventures involving P2P lending, internet banks, cryptocurrency and blockchain.


Corporate, Mergers & Acquisitions:

With in-depth local market knowledge of Korea and other Asian countries where Jipyong has overseas offices, in particular, China, Vietnam, Cambodia, Indonesia and Myanmar, the firm represents an ever-expanding client base in complex, cutting-edge corporate and M&A transactions in both Korea and other strategic international jurisdictions.


Litigation & Arbitration:

Led by former Justices of the Constitutional and Supreme Courts of Korea, Jipyong’s litigation and arbitration practice group is the heart of the firm and widely regarded as among the best in Korea. Jipyong has an impressive track record of success in the most complex and difficult cases. Jipyong also has extensive experience with international arbitrations involving foreign parties from the US, Japan, China, Russia and Vietnam.


Antitrust & Competition:

With a former high-ranking KFTC officer and veteran attorneys leading the charge, the antitrust and competition practice group has achieved remarkable success in representing both corporate clients and the Korea Fair Trade Commission (KFTC) in all aspects of antitrust, from KFTC investigations and hearings to administrative appeals and civil follow-on damages actions and criminal antitrust proceedings.


Shipping, Maritime & Aviation:

Jipyong’s shipping, maritime and aviation team is led by highly regarded maritime, admiralty and insurance law experts. Consistently recognised by leading international legal rankings publications as one of the best law firms in the shipping and maritime practice area, Jipyong has advised domestic and international clients on numerous high-profile maritime and insurance matters, including the Hyundai Fortune explosion, the Hebei Spirit oil spill, and the National Maritime Police Agency’s Turtle Ship Fund project.


Resources, Energy & Infrastructure:

Jipyong’s resources, energy and infrastructure practice group advises a broad range of clients on power plant development, infrastructure projects, SOC, project financing, EPC, investments and acquisitions. Jipyong is highly experienced in conventional power as well as renewable and alternative forms of energy; from their development to operation and shutdown. The firm also has extensive experience in resource development projects and investments (including coal and iron ore mining operations and reforestation projects) and infrastructure development (including expressway development projects and urban renewal projects).

Jipyong LLC rankings

Asia-Pacific Guide 2022
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Band
North Korea
General Business Law
1 Department
1 Ranked Lawyer
Department
General Business Law
General Business Law
Spotlight Table
Lawyers
Sung Taek Lim
Sung Taek Lim
Expertise based abroad in South Korea
South Korea
Banking & Finance
1 Department
1 Ranked Lawyer
Department
Banking & Finance
3
Banking & Finance
3
Band 3
Lawyers
Yully Kang
3
Yully Kang
3
Band 3
Capital Markets
1 Department
1 Ranked Lawyer
Department
Capital Markets
2
Capital Markets
2
Band 2
Lawyers
Haeng-Gyu Lee
2
Haeng-Gyu Lee
2
Band 2
Competition/Antitrust
1 Department
1 Ranked Lawyer
Department
Competition/Antitrust
3
Competition/Antitrust
3
Band 3
Lawyers
Gee Hong Kim
3
Gee Hong Kim
3
Band 3
Corporate/M&A
1 Department
Department
Corporate/M&A
3
Corporate/M&A
3
Band 3
Dispute Resolution: Arbitration
1 Department
1 Ranked Lawyer
Department
Dispute Resolution: Arbitration
5
Dispute Resolution: Arbitration
5
Band 5
Lawyers
Jinhee Kim
4
Jinhee Kim
4
Band 4
Dispute Resolution: Litigation
1 Department
Department
Dispute Resolution: Litigation
3
Dispute Resolution: Litigation
3
Band 3
Dispute Resolution: White-Collar Crime
1 Department
Department
Dispute Resolution: White-Collar Crime
3
Dispute Resolution: White-Collar Crime
3
Band 3
Employment
1 Department
2 Ranked Lawyers
Department
Employment
3
Employment
3
Band 3
Lawyers
Ji-Hyung Kim
E
Ji-Hyung Kim
E
Eminent Practitioners
Kwang Sun Lee
3
Kwang Sun Lee
3
Band 3
Insurance
1 Department
Department
Insurance
3
Insurance
3
Band 3
Projects & Energy
1 Department
Department
Projects & Energy
3
Projects & Energy
3
Band 3
Real Estate
1 Department
1 Ranked Lawyer
Department
Real Estate
3
Real Estate
3
Band 3
Lawyers
Joon Hyuk Lee
3
Joon Hyuk Lee
3
Band 3
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