Hyunchul Koh

  • Of Counsel
  • T. +82-2-3404-0528
  • F. +82-2-3404-0801
  • E. hyunchul.koh@bkl.co.kr


Hyunchul 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