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Yong Dam Kim

Yong Dam Kim

Senior Partner

Introduction

Introduction

Mr. Yong Dam Kim is a senior partner at Shin & Kim. Staring his legal career as a Judge of Chuncheon District Court in 1972, he served as Justice of Supreme Court, Minister of National Court Administration, Chief Judge of Gwangju High Court and Chief Researcher Judge of Supreme Court. Mr. Kim is currently serving as Chairman of Korea Press Ethics Commission.

Education
  • 2009-2010Harvard Law School (Visiting Scholar)
  • 1972Seoul National University, Graduate School of Law (LL.M., 1972)
  • 1970Seoul National University, College of Law (LL.B., 1970)
Professional Career
  • 2017-PresentChairman, Korea Press Ethics Commission
  • 2012-2017President, Korean Legal Center
  • 2010-PresentShin & Kim LLC
  • 2012-2014Chairman, Regulatory Reform Committee
  • 2008-2009Minister, National Court Administration
  • 2003-2009Justice, Supreme Court
  • 2003Chief Judge, Gwangju High Court
  • 2000-2003Vice Minister, National Court Administration
  • 1998-2000Chief Researcher Judge, Supreme Court
  • 1995-1998Presiding Judge, Seoul High Court
  • 1993-1995Presiding Judge, Busan High Court
  • 1993Presiding Judge, Incheon District Court
  • 1988-1993Presiding Judge, Seoul Civil District Court
  • 1988-1990Professor, Judicial Research & Training Institute
  • 1986-1988Presiding Judge, Busan District Court
  • 1985-1986Research Judge, Supreme Court
  • 1982-1985Judge, Seoul High Court
  • 1980-1982Judge, Seoul Civil District Court
  • 1979-1980Study at Sttutgart Court, Germany
  • 1978-1980Judge, Southern Branch, Seoul High Court
  • 1977-1978Judge, Incheon Branch, Seoul District Court
  • 1975-1977Judge, Jeju District Court
  • 1972-1975Judge, Chuncheon District Court
  • 1972Judicial Research & Training Institute, the Supreme Court of Korea
Bar Admissions
  • 1972Korea
Memberships
  • Korean Bar Association
Languages

Korean, English, German

Professional Activities

Publications
  • Relationship between the Right to First Collect Tax and the Transfer of the Object (1993)
  • Methods of Exercising the Right of Supervision over a Liquidated Company (1993)
  • Problems in the Practice of Ordering Preservative Measure (1989)
  • Applicable Law in International Contract and Mandatory Provisions (1986)
Awards and Recognitions
  • 201222nd Grand Award of Sanghur Foundation
Professional Accolades
  • "Recommended Lawyer” for Dispute Resolution, Legal500, 2016-2018, 2020

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