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Alex Lee

Alex Lee

Foreign Attorney

Alex Lee is a foreign attorney with principal areas of practice including project finance, general banking, and mergers and acquisitions. He has significant experience across a number of jurisdictions including London, New York and Seoul. During the course of his practice, he has focused on counseling sponsors, funds, government agencies and debt providers on project, and infrastructure procurements and financings, as well as advising companies on general corporate and banking related matters.
Prior to joining Bae, Kim & Lee LLC, Alex was a foreign attorney at Shin & Kim, a trainee solicitor and associate in the London and New York offices of Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, respectively, an associate at Kirkland & Ellis in London and an associate at Allen & Overy in New York. He also has previous experience as a business law editor at Thomson Reuters in Washington, D.C. where he authored numerous articles related to transactional practice issues and corporate governance matters for the Reuters Financial Regulatory Forum, as a summer analyst in the investment banking division at Goldman Sachs & Co. in New York and as an adjunct faculty member (scholar-in-residence) of the Department of Sociology at American University in Washington, D.C.
Alex received his LL.M. from Georgetown University Law Center, his Graduate Diploma in Law and Postgraduate Diploma in Legal Practice from BPP University Law School, his MSc. from Oxford University and his BA from the University of Pennsylvania. Alex is admitted as a Solicitor of the Senior Courts of England and Wales and as an Attorney and Counselor at Law in the State of New York.
  • Experience List
    2018Bae, Kim & Lee LLC
    2016-2018Shin & Kim
    2014-2016Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer US LLP (New York)
    2013-2014Allen & Overy LLP (New York)
    2011-2012Thomson Reuters (Business Law Editor) (Washington, D.C.)
    2011Kirkland & Ellis International LLP (London)
    2009-2011Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP (London)
    2005Goldman Sachs & Co. (Summer Analyst) (New York)
    2003-2004American University (Adjunct Faculty - Scholar in Residence) (Washington, D.C.)
  • Education List
    2012-2013Georgetown University Law Center (LL.M.)
    2007-2008BPP University Law School (L.P.C.)
    2006-2007BPP University Law School (G.D.L.)
    2003-2004Georgetown University (Visiting Researcher)
    2000-2006University of Oxford (MSc. and Doctoral Studies)
    1997-2000University of Pennsylvania (BA)
  • Qualifications List
    2014Attorney and Counselor at Law of the State of New York
    2011Solicitor of the Senior Courts of England and Wales
  • "Corporate governance watch: vote failures signal investor dissatisfaction with executive pay”, Reuters Financial Regulatory Forum, May 2012
    "Private equity: bank regulators tighten the collar on leveraged loans”, Reuters Financial Regulatory Forum, May 2012
    "Corporate governance: succession planning through crises and emergency transitions”, Reuters Financial Regulatory Forum, March 2012
    "Corporate governance: boardrooms fret over corporate espionage and feudal guidance regimes”, Reuters Financial Regulatory Forum, March 2012
    "Corporate governance: SEC, shareholder activism driving enhanced director disclosure”, Reuters Financial Regulatory Forum, February 2012
    "Peer to peer lending: the murky future with America’s new consumer protector”, Reuters Financial Regulatory Forum, January 2012
    "Corporate governance: corporate social responsibility in a changing era of consumerism”, Reuters Financial Regulatory Forum, January 2012
    "Credit terms: signs of an uneasy reality in the world of representations and warranties”, Reuters Financial Regulatory Forum, October 2011