Sodam KWEON

  • Attorney
  • Partner
  • T. +82-2-3404-7651
  • F. +82-31-601-7533
  • E. sodam.kweon@bkl.co.kr

Overview

Sodam Kweon is a partner at Bae, Kim & Lee LLC (BKL). Ms. Kweon's major practice areas include legislation consulting, energy and resource development, environmental, WTO/FTA and administrative lawsuits. She earned B.A.s in Psychology and Economics from Seoul National University, and after passing the National Higher Civil Service Examination on Government Administration, she worked at the Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy (FTA Team, Automotive and Shipbuilding Industry Division, and Knowledge-Based Service Industry Division). Afterwards, she studied further at Seoul National University School of Law, and now at BKL, provides legal advice and represents clients in litigation in the areas related to government policies based on her experience in government and working knowledge.

Representative Experience

2015-Present Bae, Kim & Lee LLC
2005-2012 FTA Team, Automotive and Shipbuilding Industry Division, Knowledge-Based Service Industry Division, Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy
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2022-Present Member, Trade Advisory Group, Ministry of Health and Welfare
2020-Present Member, Deliberation Committee for Designation of KS Certification Agencies, Korean Agency for Technology and Standards, Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy
2020 Member, Eco-Friendly Car Strategy Forum, Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy
2020 Member, Autonomous Vehicle Convergence Future Forum, Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, and Transport
2020 Member, Working Group for Repair of Regulatory Sandbox, Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy

Representative Matters

Advised on exports control on strategic goods and national core technologies
Advised a client on matters regarding international trade law (e.g., WTO, FTA)
Advised on safety/environmental regulations related to automobiles
Advised on energy regulations such as Petroleum Business Act, Urban Gas Business Act, Electricity Enterprises Act, etc
Advised on approval/authorization of acquisition of companies in defense industry under Defense Acquisition Program Act and Foreign Investment Promotion Act
Advised on exports control on strategic goods and national core technologies
Advised a client on matters regarding international trade law (e.g., WTO, FTA)
Advised a client on export of national core technology and M&A approval under the Act On Prevention Of Divulgence And Protection Of Industrial Technology
Advised on safety/environmental regulations related to automobiles
Advised on energy regulations such as Petroleum Business Act, Urban Gas Business Act, Electricity Enterprises Act, etc
Advised on approval/authorization of acquisition of companies in defense industry under Defense Acquisition Program Act and Foreign Investment Promotion Act
Advised on KC certification under the Electrical Appliances and Consumer Products Safety Control Act
Advised the Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy on the revision of the Enforcement Decree of the Energy Act
Advised Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy on amendments to law and its Enforcement Decree regarding promoting environmentally friendly automobiles
Advised a small and medium firm on actions related to its business adjustment application
Researched foreign legal systems related to electric vehicles, self-driving cars, and drones
Advised on the types of business suitable for livelihood and SMEs

Education

2015 Seoul National University School of Law (J.D.)
2005 Seoul National University (B.A.)

Qualifications

2015 Korea