Myung Jae LEE

  • Attorney, Senior Advisor
  • T. +82-2-3404-0117
  • F. +82-2-3404-7308
  • E. myungjae.lee@bkl.co.kr

Overview

Myung Jae Lee is a senior advisor at Bae, Kim & Lee LLC (BKL). Mr. Lee's main practice focuses on all criminal matters, such as white-collar crime and criminal litigation.

Mr. Lee is a former prosecutor general who held a number of key positions during his 26-year career in the prosecution, including chief prosecutor of the Seoul High Prosecutors' Office, director of the Central Investigation Department of the Supreme Prosecutors' Office of the Republic of Korea, and chief prosecutor of several district prosecutors' offices, among others. He was appointed as prosecutor general in 2001 during his time at BKL. Since rejoining BKL after taking office as prosecutor general, he has handled a broad spectrum of criminal and civil affairs involving public officials and leading corporations.

Currently serving as the director of Shinhan Scholarship Foundation, Mr. Lee also participates in activities and programs to improve social welfare.

Representative Experience

2017-Present Bae, Kim & Lee LLC
2015-2017 Presidential Special Advisor for Civil Affairs
2002 Bae, Kim & Lee LLC
2002 Prosecutor General, Supreme Prosecutors' Office of the Republic of Korea
2001-2002 Bae, Kim & Lee LLC
2000-2001 Chief Prosecutor, Seoul High Prosecutors' Office
1999-2000 Chief Prosecutor, Busan High Prosecutors' Office
1998-1999 Director, Central Investigation Department, Supreme Prosecutors' Office
1997-1998 Director General, General Affairs Department , Supreme Prosecutors' Office of the Republic of Korea
1995-1997 Vice President & Chief Prosecutor, Judicial Research and Training Institute, Supreme Court of Korea
1994-1995 Head, Seoul Eastern District Prosecutors' Office
1993-1994 Head, Seoul Western District Prosecutors' Office
1992-1993 Head, Ulsan District Prosecutors' Office
1990-1992 Senior Prosecutor, Special Investigation Department I, Seoul District Prosecutors' Office
1987-1990 Director, Central Investigation Department III, Supreme Prosecutors' Office of the Republic of Korea
1982-1980 Prosecutor Researcher, Supreme Prosecutors' Office of the Republic of Korea
1980-1982 Prosecutor, Seoul District Prosecutors' Office
1979-1980 Prosecutor Researcher, Supreme Prosecutors' Office of the Republic of Korea
1977-1979 Prosecutor, Gunsan Branch of Jeonju District Prosecutors' Office
1975-1977 Prosecutor, Seoul Southern District Prosecutors' Office
1972-1975 Judge Advocate, Republic of Korea Army

Education

1972 Judicial Research and Training Institute, Supreme Court of Korea
1965 Seoul National University (LL.B.)

Qualifications

1972 Korea