In this chapter, six lawyers are identified for their exemplary work advising fund managers and investors on the formation and regulation of private fund structures.
Yulchon is a dominant force in the private funds space, with three practitioners recognised.
Soo-Jeong Ahn is a “very thorough and detail-oriented lawyer” with an encyclopaedic understanding of domestic and international tax law.
Jin Kook Lee is a “tremendously good private funds lawyer”, renowned for his expertise in advising fund managers and for his private equity work.
Hee Woong Yoon has a “spectacular reputation” for his corporate finance and private funds knowledge.
Lee & Ko has a “top lawyer” in Wonkyu Han, who is celebrated for his expertise in joint business management.
Sang Goo Lee of Kim & Chang is a go-to player in the Korean market with a broad practice covering the full gamut of private funds matters.
Young Man Huh is “widely recognisable” at home and abroad, thanks to his exceptional private funds, M&A and capital markets practice.