Here we identify 12 lawyers for their exceptional work in domestic and cross-border M&A transactions, as well as corporate governance issues.
Kim & Chang receives seven listings in this chapter.
Young Man Huh is acclaimed as “an undisputable guru of PEF and M&As in Korea” according to an effusive source.
Jong-Hyun Park is “one of the top M&A lawyers” in the country and is “highly respected in the Korean private equity community”.
Ji Pyoung Kim offers “broad knowledge of corporate governance issues” and is commended for his great “ability to convince stakeholders”.
Lee & Ko’s Sang Gon Kim is distinguished for his “leading M&A practice”, including his specialisation in the petrochemical and financial industry sectors.
Hyeong Gun Lee is highlighted as a go-to for domestic mergers and acquisition transactions.
Ri Bong Han at Bae Kim & Lee is “an experienced M&A specialist” with considerable expertise in cross-border transactions.
Seong Hoon Yi with KL Partners is “a confident and diligent M&A lawyer” according to peers who add, “Clients love him.”