Byung Tae Kim

Byung Tae Kim


Mr. Byung Tae Kim is a partner at Shin & Kim. Mr. Kim’s main areas of practice include mergers & acquisitions, corporate restructuring and general corporate transactions.

Mr. Kim has been involved in many significant cross-border investments and major mergers & acquisitions. Mr. Kim has also participated in many corporate restructuring matters especially for financial companies. Further, Mr. Kim has written extensively and conducted research on topics related to securities and M&A law, and corporate law.

Mr. Kim built up experience in various areas while working at the New York office of Dewey & LeBoeuf LLP, one of the top international law firms in the world.

Professional Career
  • 2014Lecturer, Seoul National University, School of Law (Finance and Law Course)
  • 2010-PresentLecturer, Judicial Research & Training Institute of the Supreme Court of Korea (International Contract Law)
  • 2009.2-2013.2Member of the Board on the Substantial Examination for Delisting from KOSDAQ at Korea Exchange
  • 2008Member of the Committee for Enhancement of Competitiveness in the Legal Services
  • Industry for Ministry of Justice of Korea
  • 2005-2006Associate, Dewey & LeBoeuf LLP
  • 2000-PresentShin & Kim LLC
  • 1997-2000Judge Advocate, Republic of Korea Air Force
  • 1995-1997Judicial Research & Training Institute, Supreme Court of Korea
  • 2004-2005New York University Law School (LL.M.)
  • 1991-1995Seoul National University, College of Law (LL.B.)
Bar Admissions
  • 1997Korea
  • 2006New York
  • Korean Bar Association
  • New York State Bar Association
  • Korean Securities Law Association

Korean, English, Japanese

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Professional Accolades


  • "Leading Lawyer" for Corporate and M&A, Legal Times, 2019, 2021-2023
  • "Recommended Lawyer” for Corporate and M&A, Legal500, 2019
  • "Leading Lawyer" for Corporate/M&A, Asialaw Profiles, 2018, 2019
  • "Recommended Individual", Asialaw Profiles, 2015-2017

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