Seung-Ho Lee

Seung-Ho Lee




Mr. Seung-Ho Lee is a partner at Shin & Kim. Mr. Lee served as a Judge in various district courts for nineteen years from 1992 to 2011, and finished his career of Judge in Seoul Central District Court.

While serving as a Judge in various district courts and high courts, a Research Judge in the Supreme Court of Korea, and a Chief Judge in district courts, he handled various litigation cases, including civil, criminal, family and administration cases. In 1999, Mr. Lee studied the subject of civil litigation at the University of Tokyo, Japan.

  • 2019University of Seoul, Graduate School of Science in Taxation
  • 1999Visiting Researcher, University of Tokyo, Japan
  • 1987Seoul National University, College of Law (LL.B.)
Professional Career
  • 2018-PresentLegal Counsel, Jungbu Regional Tax Office of Korea
  • 2017-PresentAdvisory Counsel, Korean Broadcasting System (KBS)
  • 2012-PresentAuditor, Korea-Japan Economic Association (KJE)
  • 2011-PresentShin & Kim LLC
  • 2010Chief Judge, Seoul Central District Court
  • 2008Chief Judge, Seoul Southern District Court
  • 2006Chief Judge, Pusan District Court
  • 2004Chief Judge, Changwon District Court
  • 2002Research Judge, Supreme Court of Korea
  • 2001Judge, Seoul High Court
  • 1999Judge, Seoul District Court
  • 1998Judge, Bucheon Branch, Incheon District Court
  • 1996Judge, Uijeongbu Branch, Seoul District Court
  • 1994Judge, Pusan District Court
  • 1992Judge, Ulsan Branch, Pusan District Court
  • 1989Judicial Research & Training Institute of the Supreme Court of Korea
Bar Admissions
  • 1989Korea
  • Korean Bar Association

Korean, Japanese, English

Professional Activities

  • “In respect of the infringement upon the intellectual property right, the legality of complaint made by a person who acquired the intellectual property right but did not register such acquisition” (Explanation of Case of Supreme Court of Korea)
  • “If a injured military man or policeman, who has received the pension under the Act on the Honorable Treatment and Support of Persons, etc. of Distinguished Services to the State, died due to a tortious act of other person, the scope of survivor’s pension to be deducted in computing the damages payable to the family of the deceased” (Explanation of Case of Supreme Court of Korea)
  • “If a person subject on the suspended sentence has passed the period thereof, whether he is deemed to have the ‘criminal records of sentence of punishment equal to or more serious than the suspension of qualification” (Explanation of Case of Supreme Court of Korea)

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