We rank 40 lawyers for their outstanding handling of internal, regulatory and criminal investigations, merger filings, litigation, and cartel matters.
Most highly regarded
Kim & Chang excels with four lawyers listed
Youngjin Jung is a standout practitioner who “shows great strategic insight” and “an in-depth understanding of competition issues”.
Jung-Won Hyun is deemed “highly pragmatic and extremely responsive” by sources who laud her “strong understanding of antitrust analysis in foreign jurisdictions”.
Gene Oh Kim possesses a “truly one-of-a-kind level of understanding and in-depth legal knowledge”, making him “an exceptional and invaluable asset to clients”.
In Seon Choi is highlighted for her “outstanding problem solving ability” and “brilliant expertise in competition law matters”.
Maria Hajiyerou is considered to be “an outstanding communicator” who is “excellent at explaining complex Korean legal concepts to non-Korean clients”.
Kyoung Yeon Kim draws effusive praise from commentators for her “top-notch service”, “responsiveness” and “outstanding knowledge in competition law and FTC practice”.
Sung Joo Yoon is distinguished for his expertise in competition issues pertaining to high-value corporate M&A transactions.
Kyung Taek Jung is “a prominent antitrust lawyer in Korea”, who is recognised for his adept handling of complex competition issues for clients in the IT and pharmaceutical sectors.
Lee & Ko enters three standout practitioners.
Jung Won Park comes highly recommended by peers for his “excellent experience and established network within the KFTC”.
Suruyn Kim is celebrated for possessing substantial experience in merger control and abuse of dominance cases.
Yong Seok Ahn is a “prominent antitrust lawyer in Korea”, thanks to his stellar representation of international clients before the KFTC.
Hwan Jeong earns widespread plaudits as a “very thoughtful lawyer” in unfair trade investigations and antitrust litigation.
Jeong-Ho Sun performs impressively in this year’s research thanks to his extensive experience in cartel and merger filing cases.
Yulchon sees four lawyers listed.
Sung Moo Jung is “excellent in antitrust litigation”, according to sources who highly rate his “consistently efficient and practical advice”.
Cecil Saehoon Chung is singled out for his immense expertise in antitrust law, with sources emphasising his skill in international trade regulation and consumer protection.
Sung Bom Park is highly experienced when it comes to advising on complex antitrust issues, including abuse of dominance, cartel cases and merger control procedures.
Kyu Hyun Kim is a well-recognised figure in the Korean market, where he impresses sources with his expert handling of regulatory matters such as cartel investigations.
At Yoon & Yang, Hoil Yoon is identified as a “big name in the Korean antitrust community”, thanks to his top-tier work in antitrust litigation, arbitration and transactions.
Sang Hoon Shin at Bae, Kim & Lee is distinguished for his “excellent insight and expertise” when it comes to advising foreign companies on fair trade matters.
Seong Un Yun is commended for his remarkable knowledge in abuse of dominance issues, damages claims and antitrust litigation.