Gyuchan Shim is a partner at Bae, Kim & Lee LLC. Prior to joining BKL, Mr. Shim worked as a judge at Daegu District Court, Suwon District Court, Seoul Central District Court, and Seoul Eastern District Court. He also worked as a research judge (presiding judge, Tax Team) of the Supreme Court of Korea and presiding judge of Gimcheon Branch of Daegu District Court and Daegu Family Court. For fifteen years, he was in charge of civil, criminal, administrative, family, application, execution and bankruptcy trials, and rendered balanced judgments based on objective legal interpretation.
Baed on his extensive experience and knowledge in tax and criminal cases, Mr. Shim wrote a number of papers and critical notes. Especially, as a person with a master's degree in Taxation, he is evaluated to have provided a direction for the advancement of the tax system with his in-depth study on the legality of the taxation procedure. He earned a LL.B. from Seoul National University and completed the 30th Judicial Research and Training Institute course. He joined BKL in 2019.