Won Il KANG

  • Attorney, Senior Advisor
  • T. +82-2-3404-0112
  • F. +82-2-3404-0800
  • E. wonil.kang@bkl.co.kr

Overview

Won Il Kang advises and represents clients in corporate and other general criminal matters.

He served in various positions as a prosecutor for 23 years, including the Senior Prosecutor of the Daegu District Prosecutors' Office, Deputy Chief Prosecutor of the Seoul District Prosecutors' Office, Vice Chief of the Judicial Research and Training Center, Chief Prosecutor of the Choonchun District Prosecutors' Office, Section Chief of the Criminal Section 2 and Central Investigation Section of Supreme Prosecutors' Office of the Republic of Korea, and Chief Prosecutor of the Incheon District Prosecutors' Office. Starting 1991, he started to practice as an attorney, and has been in charge of civil and criminal cases involving trade secrets, finance and corporate issues.

Also, he served as the Chief Ombudsman of the Ombudsman of Korea and as Independent Prosecutor for the case in which Korea Minting, Security Printing & ID Card Operating Corp alledgedly induced its labor union to go on a strike.

Representative Experience

1994-Present Bae, Kim & Lee LLC
1991-1994 Partner, Won Il Kang's Law Office
1988-1991 Chief Prosecutor, Incheon District Prosecutors' Office
1988 Probational Section Chief, Supreme Prosecutors' Office Republic of Korea Central Investigation Section
1987 Supreme Prosecutors' Office of the Republic of Korea
1986 Chief Prosecutor, Chuncheon District Prosecutors' Office
1985-1986 Vice Chief, Judicial Research & Training Institute
1983-1985 Deputy Chief Prosecutor, Seoul District Prosecutors' Office
1981 Senior Prosecutor, Eastern Branch of Seoul District Prosecutors' Office
1980 Senior Prosecutor, Daegu District Prosecutors' Office
1979-1980 Senior Public Prosecutor, Ministry of Justice
1977-1979 Prosecutor, Busan District Prosecutors' Office
1974-1977 Prosecutor, Seoul District Prosecutors' Office
1971-1974 Prosecutor, Inchon Branch of Seoul District Prosecutors' Office
1969-1971 Prosecutor, Andong Branch of Daegu District Prosecutors' Office
1968 Prosecutor, Daegu District Prosecutors' Office
1964-1967 Judge Advocate, Republic of Korea Army
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2001 Advisor, Federation of Middle Market Enterprises of Korea
1999 Independent Prosecutor for the case in which Korea Minting, Security Printing & ID Card Operating Corp alledgedly induced its labor union to go on a strike.
1999-2001 Director, Korean Bar Association
1997-1998 Chief Ombudsman, The Ombudsman of Korea

Education

1986 Seoul National University (M.P.A.)
1963 Seoul National University (LL.B.)

Selected Activities

Publications
An In-Depth Study on Sentencing for Repeated Larceny

Qualifications

1964 Korea