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About Our Firm

About Chung & Partners

Chung & Partners (Beopmubeopin Hyunjye) is a full service law firm based in Seoul, South Korea.  Its professionals are top graduates of prestigious universities in Korea, having strong expertise in advising and representing foreign companies and personnel.

Chung & Partners’ practice areas are as follows:

  • Corporate
  • Financing & Banking
  • M&A
  • Antitrust
  • International Trade
  • Intellectual Property
  • Entertainment Business, Media, IT & Sports
  • Labor
  • Real Estate & Construction Law
  • Family Law
  • Criminal Law
  • Immigration Law
  • Litigation & Arbitration

Chung & Partners’ culture inspires its attorneys to become true counselors to its clients, responding quickly to their needs and helping them find creative solutions. Dedication to foreign clients and making them succeed in Korea is what defines Chung & Partners.

The clients to which Chung & Partners’ attorneys have provided legal services are, but not limited to, Citi Bank, Merrill Lynch, Lone Star Fund, Marks & Spencer, Petronas, Shell, Samsung Corporation, Korea Telecom, Seoul Broadcasting System(SBS), Hana Bank, Hana Daetoo Securities, Shinhan Bank, Kookmin Bank, Korea Industrial Bank, Woori Bank, CJ Investment & Securities, Korea Development Bank, Mirae Asset Financial Group, Digital Globe, Kana Software, NHS Inc, Kukdong Construction, Korea Association of Property Appraisers.

About Chief Editor – Mr. Wonil Chung

Mr. Wonil Chung, a lawyer at Chung & Partners and the chief editor of this website, received his B.A. in law(LL.B.) from Seoul National University (College of Law) and graduated from the Judicial Research and Training Institute of Supreme Court of South Korea.  He also studied U.S. laws at University of California, Los Angeles, School of Law(LL.M).  Prior to joining Chung & Partners, he worked as an attorney at Hwang Mok Park. P.C, one of the prestigious law firms in Korea.  He has worked in diverse fields, with special emphasis on corporate, financing and IP business.  Wonil Chung also has extensive experience in advising and representing non-Korean clients on various issues involving Korean law such as international transaction, Intellectual Property/Entertainment law, foreign investment, corporate, labor, family law and related civil/criminal litigations.

He is currently a member of the Korean Bar & Seoul Bar.

Mr. Wonil Chung can be reached by email or phone(82-10-2806-2440).

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Office Contact

Address: (Yangjae-dong, Medical Bldg) 4F, 222-4, Kangnam-daero, Seocho-gu, Seoul, South Korea (zip code: 06736)

Tel: 82) 10 2806 2440

Fax: 82) 2 2693 8307

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