Hyun Chul KOH

  • Attorney, Senior Advisor
  • T. +82-2-3404-0528
  • F. +82-2-3404-0800
  • E. hyunchul.koh@bkl.co.kr


Hyun Chul Koh focuses on civil affairs, administrative litigations, and criminal cases. Mr. Koh served as justice, Supreme Court of Korea and chairman, National Election Commission, and then joined Bae, Kim & Lee LLC. in 2009, and he also worked as advisor, Constitutional Court of Korea, chairman, Korea Press Ethics Commission and chairman, Judge Personnel System Improvement Commission.

Representative Experience

2009-Present Bae, Kim & Lee LLC
2003-2009 Justice, Supreme Court of Korea
2001-2003 Chief Judge, Seoul District Court
2000 Chief Judge, Seoul Administrative Court
2000 Chief Judge, Changwon District Court
1995-1998 Chief of Office of Personnel Management, National Court Administration, Supreme Court of Korea
1994-2000 Presiding Judge, Seoul Hight Court
1993 Presiding Judge, Busan High Court
1992 Chief Presiding Judge, Suwon District Court
1991 Presiding Judge, Seoul Civil District Court
1989-1991 Presiding Judge, Northern Branch of Seoul District Court
1987-1989 Presiding Judge, Incheon District Court
1985-1987 Presiding Judge, Daejeon District Court
1983-1985 Research Judge, Supreme Court of Korea
1982 Judge, Seoul High Court
1981 Judge, Southern Branch of Seoul District Court
1980 Judge, Youngdeungpo Branch of Seoul District Court
1978-1980 Judge, Busan District Court
1977 Judge, Seoul Civil District Court
1974-1977 Judge, Seoul Criminal District Court
1974 Judge, Jinju Branch of Changwon District Court
1971-1974 Judge Advocate, Republic of Korea Army
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2011-2013 Chairman, Judge Personnel System Improvement Commission
2011-2013 Chairman, Korea Press Ethics Commission
2009-2011 Advisor, Constitutional Court of Korea
2006-2009 Chairman, National Election Commission
1994 Member, Korea Communications Commission
1991 Head of Arbitral Tribunals, Press Arbitration Commission


1969 Seoul National University (LL.B.)


1971 Korea