Provided by Ji-Hyung Kim
Mr. Ji Hyung Kim is a Managing Partner of Jipyong and founder of Korea’s labor law think tank Hamil Institute sponsored by the firm.
Mr. Kim is one of Korea’s most renowned and revered judges of all times. He served in the judiciary for 21 years before being appointed Justice of the Supreme Court in 2005. During his tenure, Mr. Kim issued some of the most critically acclaimed and pivotal decisions in labor law, fair trade, administrative law, intellectual property and taxes.
Mr. Kim has written extensively on the subject of labor law, including the most authoritative commentary on Korea’s employment law. He is recognized as the nation’s leading scholar and practitioner in labor relations, equal employment and tax law.
Major Labor Cases and Decisions (Co-Author, JoongAng Economy, 2022);
Comments on the Labor Standards Act, Second Edition (a set of three volumes), Academic Society of Labor Law & Practice (Co-Editor, Parkyoungsa, 2020);
Labor Laws of the Republic of Korea (First Author, Hollym, 2015);
Annotation for Labor Union and Labor Relations Adjustment Act (a set of three volumes), Research Institute for Labor Act Practice (Joint Representative Editor, Pakyoungsa, 2015)
Wonkwang University (Honorary Doctorate of Law, 2012);
Wonkwang University (LL.B., 1980)
Kim Ji-Hyung has a superb reputation for his expertise in Korean employment law matters. He is recognised for his previous experience as a Justice of the Supreme Court and also for his academic background in employment law.