Korea: Data 2019

In this chapter we recognise 10 of the top data specialists in the Korean market for their impressive work handling transactional, regulatory and contentious matters across the telecommunications, IT, internet and e-commerce sectors.

Kim & Chang leads the research this year with three listings here.
Dong Shik Choi is ranked among Korea’s leading data specialists in our research this year. He wins praise due to his "excellent track record, experience and wisdom” and for his efforts as part of the firm that “has always been providing the best legal services available in Korea".
Eugene Kim is a distinguished name in the space who is renowned for his first-rate work on cross-border transactions in the IT sector.
Michael Lee is a well-regarded name in the Korean market who wins endorsements for his profound ability across the telecommunications and broadcasting sectors.

Bae Kim & Lee performs well with three of its lawyers listed this year.
Tae Uk Kang wins acclaim from respondents across Asia this year who are very impressed” with his work. One client effuses that “in terms of privacy issues, I think he and his team are the best. They are very timely and detailed, and address all critical points in a very efficient way.”
Ji Yeon Park is well versed in advising clients on broadcasting and telecommunications regulations, as well as internet and e-commerce matters.
Kwang Hyun Ryoo is singled out by market commentators thanks to his “analytical skills, timely responses and in-depth analysis on queries raised Europe and Asia”.

Lee & Ko also achieves three listings here.
Kwang Bae Park has nearly 20 years of experience in advising and representing clients in the telecommunications and IT sectors, especially in privacy matters pertaining to internet services.
Ju Bong Jang is an experienced practitioner in the TMT, data protection and privacy markets. He impresses clients with his advice on regulatory issues under Korean law. 
Soon-Yub Samuel Kwon is “an extremely good practitioner” who has considerable experience and expertise in a range of Korean regulatory matters pertaining to the telecommunications sector.

Charley Tschoy at Shin & Kim sits among Korea’s leading minds in the data sector this year. He impresses peers as far afield as Europe with his practice.

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Nominees have been selected based upon comprehensive, independent survey work with both general counsel and private practice lawyers worldwide. Only specialists who have met independent international research criteria are listed.

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