Jung Won Park is a highly sought-after competition lawyer who is regularly engaged in cases involving unfair trade acts and cartel investigations.
Jung Won Park is a senior partner and a member of the steering committee for the antitrust practice group at Lee & Ko.
Prior to joining Lee & Ko, Mr Park served in various posts at the Korea Fair Trade Commission (KFTC) for over 12 years. During his service, he had significant involvement in many of the KFTC’s major investigations and took part at all stages of enforcement and amendment for various Korean competition laws, including those relating to cartel, unfair assistance and unfair trade acts.
His extensive experience at the KFTC and deep understanding of Korea’s business environment have allowed Mr Park to represent numerous global companies, including Samsung, before the KFTC in a variety of competition and antitrust-related issues.
Mr Park also served for several years as an advisory counsel for the competition policy advisory committee of the KFTC.
He has published a number of articles including “A Brief Look at the KFTC’s Handling of Major IT Cases” (Yonsei Global Business Law Review); and he has co-authored an internet-based publication, Online Commentary on the Monopoly Regulation and Fair Trade Act. He is also a lead writer for another internet-based publication, Online Commentary on the Labelling and Advertising Act.
He graduated from Seoul National University College of Law (LLB, LLM) and Indiana University Law School (LLM).