Managing Partners: Yong-Whan Cho, Seong Kang, Kong-Hyun Lee, Young-Tae Yang
Number of partners: 49
Number of lawyers: 132
Languages: Burmese, Chinese, English, French, Indonesian, Japanese, Khmer, Korean, Laotian, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Thai, Vietnamese
Korean Offices: The firm also has Korean offices in Suncheon and Busan
International Offices: The firm has offices in Shanghai, China; Ho Chi Minh City and Hanoi, Vietnam; Phnom Penh, Cambodia; Vientiane, Laos; Jakarta, Indonesia; Bangkok, Thailand; and Yangon, Myanmar.
Jipyong Jisung is one of Korea’s leading full-service law firms.The firm takes pride in its global reach and outlook, the depth and breadth of its practice groups and the extensive experience of its lawyers.Combined with the responsiveness, collaborative spirit and efficiency of the firm’s network of eleven international offices and desks across Asia, the firm provides one-stop, seamless legal and consulting services to its clients. Jipyong Jisung has a strong base of domestic and international clients who rely on its exceptional team of attorneys and other licensed professionals not only for their local market knowledge and expertise but for their innovative, business-minded solutions. In addition to their commitment to excellence and proactively serving the needs of clients, Jipyong Jisung’s legal professionals also share an unwavering commitment to high ethical standards, pro bono work and community service.
Main Areas of Practice:
Finance & Securities:
The firm is spearheading some of the most innovative capital markets transactions in Korea.These include precedent-setting IPOs for various foreign companies on the Korea Exchange and the listing and operation of SPACs for prominent companies such as Daishin Securities,Mirae Asset Securities, IBK Securities, and NH Investment Securities. The firm also has been recognised for its expertise in the banking and finance area, and has advised on various complex project financings, structured financings and asset financings for preeminent financial institutions and corporations including Standard Chartered Bank, Woori Bank, Shinhan Bank, Korea Exchange Bank, Industrial Bank of Korea, Daewoo Securities, Woori Investment Securities, Korea Housing Finance Corp., SK Energy, Volvo, Sumitomo Corp., Korea Finance Corp., KDB Asset Management, and Shinhan Capital.
With in-depth local-market knowledge of Korea, as well as of the Asian countries where the firm has a presence, Jipyong Jisung’s Corporate/M&A Practice Group has an everexpanding client base, including major corporations such as SK Group, LS Group, GS Group, Daewoo International, and POSCO, in complex and cutting-edge domestic and crossborder corporate and M&A transactions.
The firm’s Maritime Practice Group is led by preeminent legal experts in maritime, admiralty and insurance matters. The firm has advised domestic and international clients on various historic maritime and insurance matters, including ones related to the Hyundai Fortune explosion, Sea Prince oil spill, and National Maritime Police Agency’s Turtle Ship Fund project.
Litigation & Arbitration:
Led by former Supreme Court Justice and formerConstitutional Court Justice, the firm’s Litigation and Arbitration Practice Group is one of the firm’s largest practice groups and has an impressive track record of successfully representing clients that include Samsung Electronics, SK E&C, Hyundai E&C, and Woori Bank in all types of litigation proceedings and disputes in wide-ranging areas such as banking and finance, M&A, antitrust, intellectual property, real estate, and entertainment. Jipyong Jisung has successfully represented clients in large-scale investment and management disputes, and the firm also has extensive experience in handling international arbitration cases involving foreign parties from, among others, the US, Japan, China, Russia, and Vietnam.
Antitrust & Competition:
Jipyong Jisung’s Antitrust & Competition Practice Group is comprised of former highranking officer from the KFTC and seasoned attorneys who have experience in representing both the KFTC as well as corporate clients. The firm’s attorneys are poised to address any of the myriad of antitrust and competition issues clients may face, as they are intimately familiar with the workings and processes of the KFTC, and by making full use of their experience and knowledge, the firm advises clients on how to most efficiently and effectively deal with the KFTC and achieve the best possible results.
Energy, Resources & Infrastructure:
Jipyong Jisung’s Energy, Resources & Infrastructure Practice Group attorneys have handled matters in the areas of power generation as well as renewable and alternative forms of energy. Regarding resources, they have advised clients on some of the biggest investments in coal and iron ore mining operations and reforestation projects around the world. As for social infrastructure projects, they advise clients on social infrastructure projects in developing countries that promise to lay the foundation for their continued economic growth.
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