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Foreign Attorney

Jane Young SOHN

Ms. Jane Young Sohn is a senior foreign attorney in Jipyong's M&A Team and Energy & Resources Team.

Trained and qualified in the United Kingdom (U.K.), Ms. Sohn has diverse international experience across many jurisdictions, including the United Kingdom, the Middle East, Europe and North America. Representing clients from a variety of industries including, oil and gas, energy, healthcare, media and technology, construction, infrastructure, retail, aircraft, and financial service sectors, Ms. Sohn advises on private equity and venture capital matters, complex cross-border mergers and acquisitions, takeovers, divestitures, joint ventures, corporate/project finance transactions and international dispute resolution.

Prior to joining Jipyong, Ms. Sohn was an associate in the corporate and finance practice at Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP´s Dubai office.

Ms. Sohn is qualified as a solicitor of England and Wales and has a B.A. in Archaeology & Anthropology from the University of Cambridge, U.K.

Education Close

  • 2009 BPP Law School (LPC)
  • 2007 BPP Law School (GDL)
  • 2005 University of Cambridge (B.A. in Archaeology & Anthropology)

Experience Close

  • 2016-Present Senior Foreign Attorney, JIPYONG LLC
  • 2013-2016 Associate, Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP, Dubai
  • 2012-2013 Associate, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP, Dubai
  • 2010-2012 Trainee Solicitor, Vinson & Elkins LLP

Notable Achievements Close

  • Advised SK Trading International in connection with its investment in PT Power
  • Advised ChinaUMS in connection with its acquisition of shares in Smartro
  • Advised Woori Bank et al. in connection with their financing of an aircraft being leased to Air France
  • Advised B.Grimm Power Public Company Limited in connection with acquisition of a wind power project in Gasan
  • Advised Mirae Asset-Naver Asia Growth Investment Pte. Ltd. in connection with its investment in iCart Group Pte. Ltd.
  • Advised KEB Hana Bank et al. in connection with their financing of two aircraft being leased to Etihad
  • Advised domestic investors in connection with their investment in Vietco
  • Advised KOICA in connection with its International Procurement Guidelines
  • Advised Nonghyup Bank in connection with its participation in the Sweden Wind Power Project
  • Advised Nonghyup Bank and Kookmin Bank in connection with their financing of an aircraft being leased to Air Canada
  • Advised KEPCO et al. in connection with their prospective acquisition of wind power projects in Texas
  • Advised KCC in connection with its disposal of shares in Inspire IR
  • Advised SeAH Besteel in connection with its acquisition of AEP
  • Advised Naver in connection with its investment in Woowa Brothers
  • Advised SK Holding on its acquisition of shares in LG Siltron from LG Corp.
  • Advised Air Transport Services Group in connection with its lease of an aircraft to Air Incheon
  • Advised Woori Bank et al. in connection with its financing of an aircraft being leased to Emirates
  • Advised KEB Hana Bank et al. in connection with its financing of an aircraft being leased to Emirates
  • Advised Quorus GmbH in connection with its proposed acquisition of a Ukrainian bank
  • Advised GS E&C in connection with its acquisition of an Indonesian real estate corporation
  • Advised RG Asset Management et al. in connection with its proposed acquisition of a wind power project in Vermont
  • Advised Kookmin Bank in connection with its disposal of shares in JSC ‘Bank Centercredit’ (Kazakhstan)
  • Represented a domestic corporation in an ICC arbitration proceeding against a UK multinational corporation
  • Represented a US company in a KCAB arbitration proceeding

Speaking Engagements and Publications Close

Admissions/Qualifications Close

  • 2012Solicitor – England and Wales

Languages Close

Korean / English