Young-Joon CHO

  • Attorney
  • Partner
  • T. +82-2-3404-0144
  • F. +82-2-3404-7305
  • E. youngjoon.cho@bkl.co.kr

Overview

Young-Joon Cho, partner, is an expert in the areas of corporate finance, alternative investments, structured finance, asset based finance, project and acquisition finance, advising institutional lenders and corporates as well as public sector clients. Mr. Cho has extensive work experiences in various fields of domestic and overseas financing.

Representative Experience

2000-2001 Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP, New York
1997-Present Bae, Kim & Lee LLC

Representative Matters

Advised Boeing 777 ER on aviation inancing (Project Adil)
Advised Emirates Airlines on its aircraft financing (Project Salus I & II)
Advised Asiana Airlines on the sale and leaseback transaction regarding aircraft hanger and adjacent maintenance facility
Advised various clients including Polaris Shipping on ship financing
Advised on a project financing contract for Jangmun Combined Cycle Power Plant Project
Advised Boeing 777 ER on aviation inancing (Project Adil)
Advised Emirates Airlines on its aircraft financing (Project Salus I & II)
Advised Asiana Airlines on the sale and leaseback transaction regarding aircraft hanger and adjacent maintenance facility
Advised various clients including Polaris Shipping on ship financing
Advised on a project financing contract for Jangmun Combined Cycle Power Plant Project
Advised on Lenders' Group on KDB's Jeju Gimnyeong Wind Power Plant Project
Advised K-Sure in connection with the financing and development of the off-shore Ichthys LNG Project in Western Australia
Advised K-Sure on Project Financing for 1240 MW Mong Duong Coal-Fired Generation Facility in Vietnam
Advised Taegisan Wind Power Plant on refinancing project
Advised Daegu Bank on the completion of US$300 million global bond issue
Advised Busan Bank on its US$300 million Global Bond Offering
Advised Singapore-based Jurong Aromatics Corporation on its petrochemical project finance
Advised Dongwha GH International SDN. BHD on its Sharia Compliant Commodity Murabaha Financing
Advised Hana Bank on RM$1 Billion Korean Government Guaranteed Bond Offering
Advised Korean Airlines on its US Exim Bank Guaranteed Finance Lease to introduce four (4) B747-8I Aircrafts and one (1) B747-8F Aircraft
Advised US Exim Bank Guarantees Finance Lease to Introduce one (1) NEW B777-F Aircrafts (Korean Airlines)

Education

2001 Columbia Law School (LL.M.)
1990 Judicial Research and Training Institute, Supreme Court of Korea
1987 Seoul National University (LL.B.)

Selected Activities

Awards
Chambers Asia-Pacific - Leading Lawyer (2016-2022)
Chambers Global - Leading Lawyer (2018-2022)
IFLR 1000 - Leading Lawyer (2020-2022)
Asialaw - Leading Lawyer (2015-2022)

Qualifications

2003 New York
1990 Korea

Awards and Recognition

Awards and Recognition