Dong-Su LEE

  • Attorney
  • Partner
  • T. +82-2-3404-0189
  • F. +82-2-3404-7306
  • E. dongsu.lee@bkl.co.kr

Overview

Dong-Su Lee joined Bae, Kim & Lee LLC in 2001. Since he joined BKL, Mr. Lee has gained extensive experience and knowledge in the fields of real estate, finance, and construction while advising and representing clients in litigation in such fields. In particular, during overseas training, he earned a M.R.E.D. from University of Southern California in USA and further enhanced his knowledge in the real estate field. Based on such experience, he has handled major domestic civil cases related to real estate, construction, and finance, and has also advised on various types of real estate development projects and overseas construction works.

Mr. Lee earned his B.A. in Diplomacy from Seoul National University and completed the 30th Judicial Research and Training Institute course. He served as an advisor to Korean Sports & Olympic Committee on the establishment of the Jincheon Athletes Complex, and he is a member of the In-House Counsel Special Committee of Korean Bar Association, advisor of the Guarantee Review Committee of Korea Housing Finance Corporation, and a member of the advisory board of the Seoul International Finance Center (SIFC).

Representative Experience

2001-Present Bae, Kim & Lee LLC
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2018-2019 Legal Advisor, Guarantee Review Committee, Korea Housing Finance Corporation
2011-2015 Member, In-House Counsel Special Committee, Korean Bar Association
2010-2011 Advisor, Establishment of the Jincheon Athletes Complex, Korean Sports & Olympic Committee

Representative Matters

Advised on Songdo-Cheongra Free Economic Zone Development Project, Unbuk District Development Project, Jeju Seongsanpo Marine District Development Project, and Hanoi City Development Project
Advised on Industrial Complex Creation Projects (Chilseo, Tangjeong, Hamyang, etc.)
Advised on presale surety, real estate investment trust and termination of the pre-sale based land trust contract under the Housing Act
Represented a foreign investor in a claim for damages arising from domestic investment
Represented banks, mutual savings banks, and insurers in litigation seeking return of expenses for establishing keun-mortgage for housing mortgage loans
Advised on Songdo-Cheongra Free Economic Zone Development Project, Unbuk District Development Project, Jeju Seongsanpo Marine District Development Project, and Hanoi City Development Project
Advised on Industrial Complex Creation Projects (Chilseo, Tangjeong, Hamyang, etc.)
Advised on presale surety, real estate investment trust and termination of the pre-sale based land trust contract under the Housing Act
Represented a foreign investor in a claim for damages arising from domestic investment
Represented banks, mutual savings banks, and insurers in litigation seeking return of expenses for establishing keun-mortgage for housing mortgage loans
Represented Korea Railroad Corporation in various lawsuits involving railway station area development
Represented Woori Bank in the lawsuit seeking damages (for breach of representations and warranties) relating to loan sale between Woori Bank and KAMCO
Represented Shinhan Bank in the case involving assigned claims between Shinhan Bank and Hana Bank which is related to embezzlement of Dongah Construction
Represented Samho International Co., Ltd. in litigation involving registration of title transfer
Represented Miryang Park Clan Cheong-Hwa-Gong-Pa Gathering in deregistration of title transfer, etc.
Advised on the acquisition of 10 Carrefour stores, Daegu Miliore, Daewoo's Yangdong Building, and Myeongdong Tower Building
Advised on the real estate development in Angola (e.g., construction of conference centers and villas), and pool villa construction in Phuket, Thailand
Advised on the EPC contract for the Cambodian Siem Reap Resort construction works, EPC contract for the Mongolian cement plant construction works, EPC contract for the Kazakhstanese methanol plant construction works
Advised on the construction contract for the new Vietnamese city construction works, and the construction contract for the Jordanese power plant construction works
Represented a client in litigation regarding Renun Hydroelectric Power Plant construction works in Indonesia

Education

2008 University of Southern California (M.R.E.D.)
2001 Judicial Research and Training Institute, Supreme Court of Korea
1999 Seoul National University (LL.M.)
1996 Seoul National University (B.A.)

Qualifications

2001 Korea