This year we recommend eight lawyers for their exceptional work in assisting clients across a range of contentious and non-contentious environmental matters.
Hyeong Jun Hwang of Kim & Chang possesses “strong expertise in environmental law and a good understanding of chemical-related corporations”, with sources further impressed by his “thorough yet practical advice based on substantial knowledge”.
Yoon Jeong Lee is praised for his “expert understanding and expertise in environmental commerce, laws and regulations, as well as great ability to communicate with high-profile officials”.
At EJELAW, Sang Yeol Park is admired for his exceptional practice and “standout reputation in environmental law”.
Lee & Ko is home to Tong Keun Seol, renowned for his specialised practice in areas such as emission trading, CDM and renewable energy projects.
At Shin & Kim, Seong-Ik Hwang has a stellar reputation in the automobile industry, with a prominent background advising clients on emissions and certifications.
The “incredibly capable” Dong Kyu Kang at Ahn & Partners is credited with a sophisticated handling of various complex environmental issues.
Kyoung Yeon Kim of Yulchon is held in high esteem for her deep knowledge of environmental regulation and policy.
At Bae Kim & Lee, Jong Sik Bang has extensive experience in the environmental sector, with a strong focus on chemical accidents and toxic pollutants.