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Choon Cho

Choon Cho

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Introduction

Introduction

Mr. Choon Cho is a partner at Shin & Kim. Mr. Cho's main areas of practice include tax law, administrative law, insurance law, and has been involved in many significant tax, administrative and insurance cases.

Mr. Cho received his Ph. D. at Seoul National University, Graduate School of Law and authored a dissertation about administrative litigation. Mr. Cho is currently serving as Chair of the Tax Community of the Seoul Bar Association, Vice-chairman of the Korean Tax Law Association and Director of the Korean Administrative Law & Practice Association and served as a Non-standing Commissioner of the Central Administrative Appeals Commission, a member of the Tax Law Committee of the Korean Bar Association, Director of the Korean Society of Law.

Education
  • 2002-2003UC Berkeley Law School (Visiting Scholar)
  • 2002UC Berkeley Law School (LL.M.)
  • 2001Seoul National University, Graduate School of Law (Ph.D.)
  • 1986Seoul National University, Graduate School of Law (LL.M.)
  • 1984Seoul National University, College of Law (LL.B.)
Professional Career
  • 2019-PresentAuditor, Korean Administrative Law Association
  • 2018-PresentVice-chairman, Korean Tax Law Association
  • 2017-PresentDirector, Korean Administrative Law & Practice Association
  • 2017-PresentChair, Tax Community of the Seoul Bar Association
  • 2016-2018Vice-chairman, Korean Administrative Law Association
  • 2016Legal Counsel, National Tax Service Seoul Regional Office
  • 2012-2017Director, Korean Tax Law Association
  • 2012-2018Non-standing Commissioner, Central Administrative Appeals Commission
  • 2012-2017Director, Korean Society of Law
  • 2012-2015Legal Counsel, Jungbu Regional Tax Office of Korea
  • 2010-2018Member, Tax Law Committee of the Korean Bar Association
  • 2010-2011Auditor, Korean Tax Law Association
  • 2009-2014Member of Audit Petition Commission under the Ministry of the Interior and Safety
  • 2009-2010Advisory Counsel for the Ministry of the Interior and Safety
  • 2009Lecturer, International tax law and administrative remedy law at Judicial Research &Training Institute
  • 2008President, KALPA (Korean Administrative Law & Practice Association)
  • 2007-2009Professor, Judicial Research & Training Institute of the Supreme Court of Korea
  • 2004-2008Member, Committee for Deliberation on Information Disclosure of BAI
  • 1994-PresentShin & Kim
  • 1990-1994Public Prosecutor
  • 1988-1990Judicial Research & Training Institute of the Supreme Court of Korea
Bar Admissions
  • 1990Korea
Memberships
  • Korean Bar Association
  • International Bar Association
  • Tax Law Association
  • KALPA (Korean Administrative Law & Practice Association)
  • Korean Public Law Association
  • Korean Institute of Administrative Law
Languages

Korean, English

Professional Activities

Publications
  • Review of the Corrective Measures by FTC (Journal of Competition, 108th Ed., 2004. 8.)
  • Etude Comparee Sur Le Controle De LIllegalite Dans Le Cadre Du Recours Pour Exces De Pouvoirs En France Et Le Contentieux Administratif DAnnulation En Coree (Dissertation of Ph.D., 2001)
  • Etude Sur Les Indemnites Des Travaux Publics En France (Thesis of Master of Law, 1986)
Professional Accolades
  • "Leading Individual" for Tax, Chambers Asia, 2011-2019
  • "Leading Individual" for Insurance, Chambers Asia, 2015-2016
  • "Recommended Lawyer” for Tax, Legal500, 2016-2019
  • "Leading Lawyer" for Tax, Insurance, Legal Times, 2017, 2019

 

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