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Kyung Ho Kim

Kyung Ho Kim

Partner

Introduction

Introduction

Mr. Kyung Ho Kim is a partner at Shin & Kim, who is known for his practical experience gained as a judge handling various cases, including corporate disputes, and white-collar crime cases. Mr. Kim has overseen many large-scale and complex corporate litigations, white-collar crime, family law litigation (e.g., divorce, inheritance, parental rights), construction, real estate and insurance-related disputes, as well as management right disputes, among others.

Since the beginning of his career as a judge at the Seoul Central District Court in 1996, Mr. Kim also served as a judge at the Seoul High Court (Criminal Division for Anti-Corruption and Civil Division for Press), as a research judge at the Supreme Court of Korea, and as a presiding judge at Changwon District Court and Suwon District Court (Presiding Judge for Criminal Division for Anti-Corruption and Civil Division for Construction, respectively). Mr. Kim was also a presiding judge at the Seoul Family Court until February 2014.

Education
  • 2002-2003Visiting Scholar, College of William & Mary
  • 1986-1991Seoul National University, College of Law (LL.B.)
Professional Career
  • 2014-PresentShin & Kim LLC
  • 2013Presiding Judge, Seoul Family Court
  • 2009-2012Presiding Judge, Suwon District Court
  • 2008Presiding Judge, Changwon District Court
  • 2006-2007Research Judge, Supreme Court
  • 2004-2005Judge, Seoul High Court
  • 2003Judge, Chuncheon District Court
  • 2000-2002Judge, Wonju Branch, Chuncheon District Court
  • 1998-1999Judge, Seoul Eastern District Court
  • 1996-1997Judge, Seoul Central District Court
  • 1993-1995Judge Advocate, Republic of Korea Air Force
  • 1991-1993Judicial Research & Training Institute, Supreme Court of Korea
Bar Admissions
  • 1993Korea
Memberships
  • Korean Bar Association
Languages

Korean, English

Professional Activities

Recent Experience
  • Defended a defendant who was accused of violation of the Act on the Aggravated Punishment, etc. of Specific Economic Crime (crime of property moving to foreign country) and obtained a final judgment of acquittal for lawsuit valued at 131.9 billion won.
  • Defended an executive of Dongyang Group who was accused of violation of the Act on the Aggravated Punishment, etc. of Specific Economic Crime (fraud) and obtained a final judgment of acquittal for lawsuit valued at 749.6 billion won.
  • Handled a lawsuit worth 81.5 billion won regarding mobile carrier’s mobile phone insurance.
  • Handled a lawsuit worth 63 billion won regarding MOU and settlement agreement on behalf of a medium-sized construction company.
  • Handled a lawsuit worth 45 billion won regarding forged payment guarantee on behalf of a large bank.
  • Handled and provided consulting on various lawsuits worth over 5 billion won regarding return of contract deposit, compensation for damage, divorce and inheritance related disputes, etc.

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