This year, we highlight eight leading lawyers in the Korean market for their vast experience handling transactional and regulatory banking matters.
Kim & Chang sees four practitioners highlighted in this chapter.
Hi Sun Yoon enjoys a “strong international practice across a broad scope of work”, with sources lauding his “particularly excellent understanding of ship finance”.
Sang Jin Ahn is highly regarded for his top-tier representation in domestic and cross-border banking transactions.
Seong-Koo Cheong has prolific expertise representing Korean and international companies in a wide range of banking and financing matters.
Sources commend Chan Moon Park’s first-rate practice and adept handling of branch establishment and regulatory compliance.
Yulchon’s Christopher JoonTae Cho possesses “an impressive background in shipping and aircraft financing”. His expansive practice also encompasses asset finance and capital market transactions.
Ben Hur of K1 Chamber wins praise as a “valuable asset” in the banking sector, where he showcases strong expertise in structured finance deals and loan arrangements.
At Lee & Ko, Woo Young Jung is known for his deep understanding of financing schemes as well as his “speciality in shipping finance”.
Respondents herald Yeo Kyoon Yoon’s two decades of experience and “vast expertise in acquisition financing transactions”.