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Geun-Bae Seok

Geun-Bae Seok

Partner

Introduction

Introduction

Mr. Geun-Bae Seok is a partner at Shin & Kim. His main practice areas are antitrust & competition and mutual cooperation. His practice focuses on cartel, abuse of position by market dominant enterprises, unfair trade practice, undue support practice (e.g. large-scale inside trading in large corporate groups), subcontracting and antitrust compliance. He also advises on mutual cooperation and ESG matters that are of great significance recently.

Education
  • 2018-2021Seoul National University, Graduate School of Public Administration (Completed coursework in policy science)
  • 2014-2015University of Southern California (USC) School of Law (LL.M.)
  • Business Law & Entertainment Law Certificates
  • 2004Columbia University Law School, Course of International Trading Laws
  • 2001-2008Seoul National University, Graduate School of Law (LL.M., Coursework)
  • 1997-2001Seoul National University, College of Law (LL.B.)
Professional Career
  • 2019-PresentInterviewer, Sungkyunkwan University Law School
  • 2019-PresentMember, Subcontracting Law Society
  • 2019-PresentAdvisory Member, Construction Subcontracting Division, LH
  • 2017-PresentLecturer on antitrust & competition, subcontracting and label & advertising laws, Fair Competition Confederation
  • 2013-PresentMember, Korean Commercial Arbitration Board
  • 2014Examiner, the 4th Bar Examination Question Bank
  • 2013Examiner, the 3rd Bar Examination Question Bank
  • 2013Examiner, the 55th Judicial Examination Question Bank (primary examination)
  • 2012-2013Legal Advisor, Korea Pro-Baseball Players Association
  • 2011Korean Commercial Arbitration Board, 8th Course of Arbitration CEO
  • 2009Sookmyung Women’s University, Course of Anti-trust
  • 2008-PresentShin & Kim LLC
  • 2006-2008Public Service Advocate, Legal Profession Policy Division, Ministry of Justice
  • 2005-2006Public Service Advocate, Korea Legal Aid Corporation
  • 2003-2005Judicial Research & Training Institute, Supreme Court of Korea
Bar Admissions
  • 2005Korea
Memberships
  • Korean Bar Association
Languages

Korean, English

Professional Activities

Recent Experience
  • Represented Company Q in a case on abuse of market dominant position
  • Represented and advised clients in numerous cartel cases
  • Represented and advised clients in numerous cases on undue support practice
  • Represented and advised clients in numerous cases on violation of subcontracting laws
  • Represented and advised clients in numerous cases on violation of labeling and advertisings laws
  • Represented and advised clients in many cases related to agency and door-to-door sales laws
Professional Accolades
  • “Best Lawyer” for Antitrust and Competition, Lawtimes, 2022
  • “Best Lawyer” for Antitrust and Competition, Hankyung Business, 2021
  • "Leading Lawyer" for Antitrust and Competition, Legal Times, 2019, 2021

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