Ho Jin KIM

  • Attorney
  • Partner
  • T. +82-2-3404-0695
  • F. +82-2-3404-7305
  • E. hojin.kim@bkl.co.kr

Overview

Ho Jin Kim mainly advises on a variety of financial matters including general corporate finance, project finance, acquisition finance, overseas alternative investments, real estate finances, and derivatives.

Since joining Bae, Kim & Lee LLC in 2006, Mr. Kim has provided various financial advice and corporate legal advice in the Securities, Banking and Finance Practice Group of BKL. He also worked in the International Capital Market team of Allen & Overy's London Office. He earned a B.A. degree in Sociology from Seoul National University in 2003 and completed the 35th Judicial Research & Training Institute course in 2006. After five years of work at BKL, he went to the US for study. In 2012, he earned a LL.M. from New York University School of Law, and the same year, he was admitted to the bar of California.

Representative Experience

2012-2013 Allen & Overy LLP, London
2006-Present Bae, Kim & Lee LLC

Representative Matters

Advised on a construction loan for the One Project residential-commercial building development project in Toronto, Canada
Advised on loan investment in Stonepeak, a natural gas midstream company in Texas
Advised on project finance for the Gulpur Hydropower Project in Pakistan
Advised Company A on Chicago Parking Meters, LLC Note Purchase Investment
Advised Company B on the financing for the acquisition of shares of LG CNS
Advised on a construction loan for the One Project residential-commercial building development project in Toronto, Canada
Advised on loan investment in Stonepeak, a natural gas midstream company in Texas
Advised on project finance for the Gulpur Hydropower Project in Pakistan
Advised Company A on Chicago Parking Meters, LLC Note Purchase Investment
Advised Company B on the financing for the acquisition of shares of LG CNS
Advised IMM Investment PEF on its investment in Celltrion Pharmaceutical through Mezzanine Funds
Advised lenders on Jeju Gimnyeong Wind Power Plant Project implemented by Korea Development Bank
Advised on construction loan investment in Starwood Hotel in Nashville, Tennessee, USA
Advised Nexgen Capital Limited on the Equity Swap Transaction involving a Korean listed company
Advised Korea Development Bank on KRW 1 trillion financing for acquisition of Daewoo Engineering & Construction
Advised Hanwha Q CELLS Korea on the financing for solar energy generation project in the Philippines
Advised on the review of a project financing contract for solar power plant project in Spain
Advised on a material project financing contract for Youngnam Combined Cycle Power Plant Project
Advised on a material project financing contract for Jangmun Combined Cycle Power Plant Project

Education

2012 New York University School of Law (LL.M.)
2006 Judicial Research and Training Institute, Supreme Court of Korea
2003 Seoul National University (B.A.)

Selected Activities

Publications
COVID-19 outbreak and issues under financial contracts, BFL No. 103 (Co-author, Seoul National University Center for Financial Law, 2020)
Awards
Chambers Asia-Pacific - Leading Lawyer (2018-2022)
Chambers Global - Leading Lawyer (2018-2022)
The Legal 500 - Next Generation Partner (2019-2022)
IFLR 1000 - Leading Lawyer (2018-2022)
Asialaw - Leading Lawyer (2019-2022)

Qualifications

2016 California
2006 Korea

Awards and Recognition

Awards and Recognition