Byoung Seon Choe

Byoung Seon Choe




Mr. Byoung Seon Choe is a partner at Shin & Kim. Mr. Choe has been involved in many significant and major transactions related to international finance transactions, foreign exchange and derivatives transactions, restructuring of many domestic businesses, M&A and structured finance. Mr. Choe has also participated in litigation matters related to the above. He worked as senior representative of Shin & Kim’s Shanghai office from early 2010 until late 2011, also involved in China-related business. More recently, Mr. Choe, as a member of the trust and estates practice group of Shin & Kim, is lecturing about inheritance laws and actively engaged in inheritance cases and disputes.

  • 1992University of Washington, School of Law (LL.M.)
  • 1988Seoul National University Law School (Ph. D., Candidate)
  • 1984Seoul National University Law School (LL.M.)
  • 1981Seoul National University, College of Social Science (B.A.)
Professional Career
  • 1987-PresentShin & Kim LLC
  • 2014.10-2016.10President, International Association of Korean Lawyers
  • 2010.3.-2011.9.Senior Representative, Shanghai Office, Shin & Kim LLC
  • 2006-2010Member, Dispute Mediation Committee, Korea Exchange
  • 2006-2008Member, Investment and Finance Deliberation Committee,
  • Korea Airports Corporation (KAC)
  • 2005-2007Member, Mediation Committee for Creditor Financial Institutions
  • 2003-2012Member, Deliberation Committee for New Bank Products, Korea
  • 1992.9.-1993.8.Foreign Legal Consultant, Field Fisher Waterhouse, London
  • 1985-1987Judicial Research & Training Institute, Supreme Court of Korea
Bar Admissions
  • 1987Korea
  • Korean Bar Association

Korean, English, Chinese

Professional Activities

  • Recent Changes to the Commercial Code Provisions on Exchangeable Bonds (Asia Legal Business, November 2012)
  • Theory and Practices of Issuance of Exchangeable Bonds (KOSDAQ Listed Companies Association, KOSDAQCA Publication 11-3, 2011)
  • Fair Trade of China (Co-author, Investment & Business Guide III, Ministry of Justice, 2010)
  • Tax Law of China (Co-author, Investment & Business Guide II, Ministry of Justice, 2010)
  • Korean Financial Services Regulators (Richmond Law & Tax, 2004)
  • Practice for Issuance of Overseas Debt Securities (Business Finance Law, 2004)
  • An Era of Global Financial Services: The Financial Holding Company in Korea (A Euromoney Publication, 2002/2003)
  • Issuance of Overseas Securities – Exchangeable Bonds - (the Korean Journal of Securities Law Vol.5 No.2 (2002))
  • American Depository Receipts issued by Korean Companies (1992)
  • Comparative Government (co-translated; Bobmunsa, 1985)
  • Rechtmaessiges Alternativverhalten (1984)
Professional Accolades
  • “Foreign Expert” for Corporate/M&A – South Korea (Foreign Experts-China), Chambers Global, 2012-2015

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