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Shin & Kim

Young-Ku Lee

Seoul, South Korea Asia-Pacific Guide 2022 Ranked in 1 departments
Ranked in : Restructuring/Insolvency
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Young-Ku Lee heads Shin & Kim's restructuring and insolvency practice, drawing on over two decades of experience acting as chief judge in the bankruptcy division of Seoul's Central District Court. His work largely covers civil and commercial litigation cases.
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Mr. Young-Ku Lee is a partner at Shin&Kim and has served as Judge for over twenty-five years, from 1983 to 2008 as Chief Judge of Seoul High Court. Mr. Lee has served as Chief Judge of the bankruptcy department, Seoul Central District Court (2002~2005) and as Chief Judge of exclusive commercial matters department, Seoul High Court (2005~2008).

While serving in the bankruptcy department, Mr. Lee was in charge of many practices including corporation M&A and bankruptcy, and while serving in the exclusive commercial matters department, he was involved in practices of Business Law relating to stockholder’s rights, accounting fraud, bankruptcy bond, insurance, marine commerce, security, etc.

Career

Partner, Shin & Kim; Member of the Conciliation Committee, Seoul Bankruptcy Court (2017-Present); Advisor, Korean Bankruptcy Law Society (2015-Present); President, Korean Bankruptcy Law Society (2012-15); Presiding Judge, Seoul, Gwangju and Incheon High Court (2000-08); Head of Presiding Judge, Suwon District Court (2006); Judge, Seoul High Court, Seoul Civil Act District Court, Seoul Southern District Court, Gwangju District Court, Seoul Eastern District Court (1985-99).

Professional Memberships

Korean Bar.

Publications

Revival Case Practice (1, 2, department of bankruptcy, Seoul Central District Court); Corporation Bankruptcy Practice (department of Bankruptcy, Seoul Central District Court).

Personal

Seoul National University (LL.B., 1981).

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Young-Ku Lee

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23rd Floor, D-Tower (D2)

17 Jongno 3-gil, Jongno-gu

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Seoul

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