Kyunghoon LEE

  • Attorney
  • Partner
  • T. +82-2-3404-0185
  • F. +82-2-3404-0806
  • E. kyunghoon.lee@bkl.co.kr

Overview

Kyunghoon Lee's main practice includes criminal advice and litigation in matters involving securities, finance, tax, construction/real estate, and the police. Mr. Lee is an experienced attorney in finance and criminal matters who worked at prosecutors' offices for 15 years including Seoul Central District Prosecutors' Office (an assistant chief prosecutor of the Finance & Tax Investigation Department 1), Daejeon District Prosecutors' Office (a senior prosecutor of the Special Investigation Department), Incheon District Prosecutors' Office (a senior prosecutor of the Special Investigation Department), and Seoul Eastern District Prosecutors' Office (a senior prosecutor).

Mr. Lee started his practice as an attorney at Bae, Kim & Lee LLC in 2011 and has advised and represented clients in criminal cases involving mergers and acquisitions and restructuring of financial institutions, approvals of financial institutions and financial regulation, capital markets and corporate finance, asset management and collective investment, capital markets and financial investment business, and corporate criminal matters.

Mr. Lee is a member of the Financial Services Advisory Committee under the Financial Supervisory Service. Based on his experience at prosecutors' offices, he coauthored Study on Securities Crimes with other attorneys of BKL Criminal Practice Group in 2012.

Representative Experience

2011-Present Bae, Kim & Lee LLC
2010-2011 Senior Prosecutor, Criminal Department 5, Seoul Eastern District Prosecutors' Office
2009 Senior Prosecutor, Special Investigation Department, Daejeon District Prosecutors' Office
2009-2010 Senior Prosecutor, Special Investigation Department, Incheon District Prosecutors' Office
2008-2009 Senior Public Prosecutor, Western Branch, Daegu District Prosecutors' Office
2007-2008 Assistant Chief Public Prosecutor, Finance & Tax Investigation Department 1, Seoul Central District Prosecutors' Office
2007 Deputy Senior Prosecutor, Goyang Branch of Uijeongbu District Prosecutors' Office
2005-2007 Financial Supervisory Commission (Member, Securities and Futures Investigation and Deliberation Committee, Accounting Audit Committee, and Sanction Review Committee) (Secondment)
2002-2004 Prosecutor, Ulsan District Prosecutors' Office
2000-2002 Prosecutor, Seoul District Prosecutors' Office
1998-2000 Prosecutor, Chungju Branch of Cheongju District Prosecutors' Office
1997-1998 Public Prosecutor, Dongbu Branch of Busan District Prosecutors' Office
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2015-2018 Member, Citizens' Inspection Request Review Committee
2014-2017 Member, Compliance System Development Advisory Committee, Association of Compliance Officers
2012-2015 Member, Financial Services Advisory Committee, Financial Supervisory Service

Education

2008 Korea University (LL.M.)
1994 Judicial Research and Training Institute, Supreme Court of Korea
1990 Korea University (LL.B.)

Selected Activities

Publications
Study on Securities Crimes (Co-author, Hyungseul Publishing, 2012)

Qualifications

1994 Korea