Seung Jin HUH

  • Attorney
  • Partner
  • T. +82-2-3404-7553
  • F. +82-2-3404-7305
  • E. seungjin.huh@bkl.co.kr

Overview

Seung Jin Huh's practice focuses on corporate rehabilitation and corporate restructuring, etc.  Mr. Huh mainly handles corporate rehabilitation matters and also has experience of providing advice and handling litigation in general civil suits and execution procedures. He advised on rehabilitation proceedings for STX Offshore & Shipbuilding, Samsun Logic, Tongyang Inc., Tongyang Networks, Ssangyong Engineering & Construction, Sambu Construction, Pine Resort, etc., and advised a number of country clubs requiring rehabilitation such as Island CC, Namchuncheon CC, and Art Valley CC, and advised on the M&As of companies under rehabilitation including Dongbu Corporation, and also advised on the meetings of bondholders of Woongjin Energy, DB Metal, and STX, and the workout of Keangnam Enterprises.

Mr. Huh earned a LL.B. degree from Seoul National University in 2004 and completed the Judicial Research & Training Institute course in 2008. He served his military duties in the army as a judge advocate between 2008 and 2011 and joined Bae, Kim & Lee LLC in 2011.

Representative Experience

2011-Present Bae, Kim & Lee LLC
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2022-Present General Director, Insolvency Law Institute of Korea
2019-Present Member of the Advisory Committee, Nonghyup Integrity Ombudsman Compliance Support Division

Representative Matters

Advised on M&As of Ssangyong Engineering & Construction, Dongbu Corporation, Seunghwa Pretech, Dong-A Tanker, etc., which are companies under rehabilitation
Advised on M&A deal involving workout program
Represented Daishin Securities and others in damages case involving the fund
Advised on the assets or share transfer deals arising in the course of restructuring proceedings
Advised Moorim Group on its restructuring proceedings
Advised on M&As of Ssangyong Engineering & Construction, Dongbu Corporation, Seunghwa Pretech, Dong-A Tanker, etc., which are companies under rehabilitation
Advised on M&A deal involving workout program
Represented Daishin Securities and others in damages case involving the fund
Advised on the assets or share transfer deals arising in the course of restructuring proceedings
Advised Moorim Group on its restructuring proceedings
Represented Samsung Electronics in the cases involving patent and non-exclusive license
Advised on the application for rehabilitation and rehabilitation proceedings (for Ssangyong Engineering & Construction, Sambu Construction, STX Offshore & Shipbuilding, Seunghwa Pretech, CT&T, Woongjin Energy, Finetex EnE, Kwanak Traffic Service, Dong-A Tanker, etc.)
Advised on rehabilitation proceedings for Tongyang Inc., Pan Ocean, Samsun Logic, Tongyang Networks, etc.
Advised on the workout of Keangnam Enterprises
Advised and represented Korea Iron & Steel in the HR related case
Advised on the restructuring process and rehabilitation procedures of golf course clubs such as ArtValley CC, Zensfield CC, MONTVERT CC, Yangji Pine Resort, Island CC, Nam Chun Cheon CC, LakeHills Yongin CC, SaCheon CC, LakeHills Gyeongnam CC, Star CC.
Advised on the meetings of bondholders of Woongjin Energy, and DB Metal
Advised Capstone Real Estate Fund on its acquisition of The Players CC
Represented its client in the dispute involving the approval of business plan of Hanrim Ansung CC

Education

2008 Judicial Research and Training Institute, Supreme Court of Korea
2004 Seoul National University (LL.B.)

Selected Activities

Publications
Countermeasures for component suppliers upon filing by a finished product producer a petition for rehabilitation (Insolvency Law Institute of Korea, 2020)
Activity
Lectured on Rehabilitation and M&A for the 1st Corporate Management Law Forum of the Chosun Ilbo (2020)
Awards
IFLR 1000 - Leading Lawyer (2020-2022)
Asian Legal Business - Rising Star (2021-2022)

Qualifications

2008 Korea

Awards and Recognition

Awards and Recognition