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Hyun Young Ju

Hyun Young Ju

Partner
Introduction

Ms. Hyun Young Ju is a partner at Shin & Kim. Ms. Ju specializes in the anti-trust law including cartel, M&A, abuse of market dominance, unfair trade practice, unfair franchise transactions, unfair subcontract transactions, adhesion contracts, unfair labelling and advertising, multilevel & door-to-door sales, consumer protection on electronic transaction and holding company & Large Business Group policy.

Before joining she served as a deputy director for the Korea Fair Trading Commission and researcher judge specializing in antitrust &competition law. This experience has allowed her provide optimum solutions to various issues.

Professional Career
  • 2022-PresentShin & Kim LLC
  • 2020-2022Lee & Ko
  • 2018-2020Research Judge, The Supreme court of Korea
  • 2010-2018Lee & Ko
  • 2006-2010Korea Fair Trade Commission
  • 2003-2006ACE Law / Leaders Law
  • 2001-2003Judicial Research & Training Institute of the Supreme Court of Korea
Key Experience
  • Provided advise and representation in response to the KFTC’s investigation regarding alleged collusion in the gunpowder industry and the administrative proceeding in connection therewith
  • Provided advice in response to the KFTC’s investigation regarding SK Group’s alleged unfair trade practices (unfair support)
  • Provided advice in response to the KFTC’s investigation regarding allegation of abuse of market dominance against a vaccine manufacturer
  • Provided advice in response to the KFTC’s investigation regarding bid-rigging of a construction company, and legal representation during the administrative proceeding in connection therewith
  • Advised an online educational company in the KFTC’s investigation regarding alleged violation of the Fair Labeling and Advertising Act
  • Provided advice in the KFTC’s administrative proceedings (technical data request) regarding an alleged violation of the Fair Transactions in Subcontracting Act involving a construction machinery company
  • Advised Company K on establishing a fair-trade compliance infrastructure
Education
  • 2016-2017King’s College London (LL.M.)
  • 2007-2012Korea University, Graduate School of Law (LL.M.)
  • 1995-2000Korea University, College of Law, Seoul, Korea (LL.B.)
Bar Admissions
  • 2003Korea
Memberships
  • Korean Bar Association
Languages

Korean, English

Professional Activities
  • "Whether the Application of the Act on Fair Transactions in Large Franchise and Retail Business May Be Exempted through a Special Agreement with the Supplier", Inha Law Review, Vol. 23, No. 4, Inha Law Research Institute, 2020
Professional Accolades
  • "Leading Lawyer" for Competition, Who's Who Legal, 2023-2024
  • "Leading Lawyer" for Antitrust and Competition, Legal Times, 2022-2023

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