Hansung Cha

  • Partner
  • T. +82-2-3404-0520
  • F. +82-2-3404-7306
  • E. hansung.cha@bkl.co.kr


Hansung Cha is a partner at Bae, Kim & Lee LLC and president of BKL's Dongcheon Public Interest Foundation. Prior to joining BKL in 2015, Mr. Cha served as a justice of the Supreme Court and the Minister of National Court Administration.

Representative Experience

2015-Present Bae, Kim & Lee LLC
2014-2017 Chair Professor, Yeungnam University Law School
2014-2015 Chair Professor, Judicial Research and Training Institute
2011-2014 Minister, National Court Administration
2008-2014 Justice, Supreme Court of Korea
2006-2008 Vice Minister, National Court Administration
2005 Chief Judge, Cheongju District Court
2003-2005 Chief Presiding Judge, Bankruptcy Division, Seoul District Court
2002 Chief, Judicial Policy Office, National Court Administration
2000-2002 Presiding Judge, Seoul High Court
1999 Presiding Judge, Daegu High Court
1999 Presiding Judge, Seoul District Court
1996-1999 Chief, Construction Division, National Court Administration / Presiding Judge, Seoul District Court
1994-1996 Professor, Judicial Research and Training Institute
1991-1994 Presiding Judge, Daegu District Court
1990 Director, Planning and Coordination, National Court Administration
1989 Director, Personnel Management, National Court Administration
1988 Judge, Seoul High Court
1988-1982 Judge, Seoul Civil District Court
1985-1987 Judge, Northern Branch of Seoul District Court
1983-1985 Judge, Daegu District Court
1982 Judge, Seoul Criminal District Court
1980-1982 Judge, Seoul Civil District Court
1977-1980 Judge Advocate, Republic of Korea Army
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2015-2021 President, Dongcheon Foundation
2015-2018 Chairman, Public Official Ethics Committee, National Election Commission


1977 Judicial Research and Training Institute, Supreme Court of Korea
1977 Seoul National University (LL.B.)

Selected Activities

Corporate Rehabilitation Practice Vol. 1, 2 (Co-author, Pakyoungsa, 2006)
Commentary on Civil Law (Co-author, Pakyoungsa, 1992)


1977 Korea