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Minjeong Go

Minjeong Go

Partner
Introduction

Ms. Minjeong Go is a partner at Shin & Kim and her practice focuses on environmental and real estate (domestic and international real estate development, sale and purchase, management, and real estate finance) matters.

Based on her extensive understanding of and expertise in environmental and energy-related regulations such as air, water, waste, chemicals, greenhouse gases, environmental impact assessment, renewable energy, etc., as well as regulations in the real estate and related industries, she has successfully handled complex and sophisticated issues faced by companies throughout the process of strengthening existing businesses and developing new ones, including regulatory responses, licenses and permits, and negotiation and execution of transaction agreements.

Ms. Go graduated from Seoul National University College of Law and earned her LL.M. from Columbia University Law School. She completed the 37th judicial training course at the Judicial Research and Training Institute, and is admitted to the New York State Bar.

Professional Career
  • 2010-PresentShin & Kim LLC
  • 2008-2009Evergreen Law Group
  • 2008Judicial Research & Training Institute of the Supreme Court of Korea
Other Career Experiences
  • 2024-PresentLegal Advisor, Ministry of Environment
  • 2024-PresentMember, Central Environmental Policy Committee, National Institute of Environmental Research
  • 2024-PresentNon-standing Director, Korea Institute for Water Technology Certification
Key Experience
  • Advised on the acquisition of an integrated permit under the Act on the Integrated Control of Pollutant-discharging Facilities and post-management response.
  • Advised on the acquisition of various environmental licenses and permits for the waste treatment business, etc.
  • Advised on large-scale soil, groundwater and other environmental remediation projects.
  • Advised on entering into eco-friendly future businesses such as M&A in the environmental industry.
  • Advised on sale and purchase transactions of factory facilities such as emission and prevention facilities.
  • Advised on the establishment and operation of environmental governance for environmental dispute resolution.
  • Advised on the response to investigations and crackdown of violations of environmental regulations.
  • Advised on the environmental impact assessment of large-scale development projects such as factories, golf courses, and resorts.
  • Advised on the response to carbon neutrality regulations for various industries, such as mobility, etc.
  • Advised on domestic real estate investments on behalf of domestic institutional investors (Grand Central in Jung-gu, Seoul, Korea, etc.)
  • Advised on outbound investments on behalf of domestic institutional investors (NASA headquarters building in Washington, D.C., USA, Amazon building in Prague, Czech Republic, ENI building in Milan, Italy, etc.)
  • Advised on inbound investments on behalf of overseas institutional investors (Logistics Center in Xi'an Province, etc.)
Education
  • 2016Columbia Law School (LL.M.)
  • 2009Seoul National University, Graduate School of Law (LL.M. Coursework completed)
  • 2004Seoul National University, College of Law (LL.B.)
Bar Admissions
  • 2008Korea
  • 2018New York
Memberships
  • Korean Bar Association
  • New York State Bar Association
Languages

Korean, English

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