Gyeong Su Kim

  • Associate
  • T. +82-2-3404-6954
  • F. +82-2-3404-0802
  • E. gyeongsu.kim@bkl.co.kr

Overview

Gyeong Su Kim's practice area mainly focuses on hostile M&A, corporate governance including general meetings of shareholders and the board of directors, disputes over management control and stock ownership, etc. Mr. Kim earned a LL.B. from Seoul National University and completed the 42nd Judicial Research and Training Institute course. Before joining Bae, Kim & Lee LLC in 2016, he worked as a judge advocate at the Korean Army for three years.

Representative Experience

2023 Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP, Los Angeles
2016-Present Bae, Kim & Lee LLC
2013-2016 Judge Advocate, Republic of Korea Army

Representative Matters

Advised and represented Kosdaq-listed companies A, AB, AC, AD, AE, AF, AG, etc. in litigation and preliminary injunction proceedings involving management control disputes
Advised and represented Kosdaq-listed companies B and BA subject to stock trading suspension in litigation and preliminary injunction proceedings involving shareholder disputes
Advised and represented clients in litigation and preliminary injunction proceedings regarding shareholder disputes involving the world's largest cryptocurrency exchange
Advised and represented companies C and CA, start-ups, in litigation and preliminary injunction proceedings regarding shareholder disputes
Advised asset management company D on disputes among shareholders
Advised and represented Kosdaq-listed companies A, AB, AC, AD, AE, AF, AG, etc. in litigation and preliminary injunction proceedings involving management control disputes
Advised and represented Kosdaq-listed companies B and BA subject to stock trading suspension in litigation and preliminary injunction proceedings involving shareholder disputes
Advised and represented clients in litigation and preliminary injunction proceedings regarding shareholder disputes involving the world's largest cryptocurrency exchange
Advised and represented companies C and CA, start-ups, in litigation and preliminary injunction proceedings regarding shareholder disputes
Advised asset management company D on disputes among shareholders
Advised unlisted companies E and EA on general meetings of shareholders and the board of directors
Advised unlisted companies F and FA on management right disputes among family shareholders
Represented companies G and GA in disputes among minority shareholders
Advised golf course H on preliminary injunction in relation to the issuance of new stocks
Advised company I, a company under rehabilitation, on preliminary injunction in connection with stock ownership
Represented companies in lawsuits involving companies in US, China, and Malaysia
Advised KOSPI-listed company J on preliminary injunction involving a management control dispute
Advised KOSDAQ-listed companies K, KA, KB, etc. on general meetings of shareholders
Advised KOSPI-listed company L on general meetings of shareholders
Advised and represented unlisted companies M, MA, MB, etc. in litigation and preliminary injunction proceedings involving management control disputes
Represented KOSPI-listed companies N, NA, NB, etc. in shareholder derivative suits
Represented company O, a special purpose company established for a real estate development project, in litigation involving a shareholder dispute
Advised KOSDAQ-listed company P subject to stock trading suspension on the improvement of corporate governance
Advised on disputes that arose after the signing of M&A agreements

Education

2023 University of California, Los Angeles School of Law (LL.M., Business Law Track)
2013 Judicial Research and Training Institute, Supreme Court of the Republic of Korea
2011 Seoul National University (LL.B.)

Selected Activities

Publications
50 Selections of Recent Cases involving Disputes relating to Management Right and Stocks-Focusing on Non-Litigation Commercial and Provisional Injunction Cases (Co-author, Bae, Kim & Lee LLC, 2023)(non-for-sale)
ESG and Institutional Investors – Pension Funds, Institutional Investors' Investment in ESG and Stewardship Code, BFL No. 109 (Co-author, Seoul National University Center for Financial Law, 2021)
Cause of Insufficient Quorum at General Shareholders' Meeting and Course of Action for Improvement, BFL No. 97 (Co-author, Seoul National University Center for Financial Law, 2019)
Awards
Citation (Chief of Staff of the Army of the Republic of Korea, 2014)

Qualifications

2013 Korea