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Korean Attorney

Jun Hee SEO

Ms. Jun Hee Seo is a partner in the Corporate Group at Jipyong and mainly advises and represents clients in general corporate matters, international transactions, pharmaceutical/bio/medical, and entertainment. Ms. Seo also participates in various cross-border transactions as a member of both Myanmar and Vietnam Teams.

Ms. Seo is a member of the Korean Bar. Ms. Seo has a LL.M from the University of California Los Angeles (UCLA) School of Law and a LL.B from Seoul National University.

Education Close

  • 2017University of California Los Angeles (UCLA) School of Law (LL.M.)
  • 2007Seoul National University (LL.B.)

Experience Close

  • 2010-PresentPartner, JIPYONG LLC
  • 2012-2014Member, National Tax Examination Committee, NTS Seodaemun District Office
  • 2010Judicial Research and Training Institute, Supreme Court of Korea

Notable Achievements Close

  • Advised the Incheon International Airport Corporation Consortium on the Myanmar Hanthawady New Airport Construction Project
  • Advised Lotte Group on the legal issues and other contract-related matters and conducted the due diligence for acquisition of MGSB, a Myanmar beverage company
  • Providing advice for the PEF establised by Shinhan Investment Corp. and Intervest Co., Ltd., on investing new CPS and Convertible Loan issued by Genexine, Inc.
  • Advised Seoul Land on its acquisition of shares and the status of dominant shareholder in Donghwa Fresh Produce
  • Advised Kyung Eun Love Consortium on due diligence for acquisition of Kyung Nam Bank
  • Advised Korea Deposit Insurance Corporation (KDIC) and Tomato 2 Mutual Savings Bank on sale of t’way air Inc.’s shares
  • Advised Starship Entertainment on the acquisition of Kingkong Entertainment
  • Reviewed and advised the investment and distribution agreements for ‘Make Your Move,’ BoA’s Hollywood debut film as the leading actress
  • Advised Hyundai Mipo Dockyard on sale of its shares in Hi Investment & Securities to DGB Financial Group, which was closed upon approval of incorporation of a subsidiary
  • Advised Shinsegae Food on acquisition of Smoothie King Korea’s business license in Korea and Vietnam
  • Advised a special inter-departmental government organization on supporting the new drug development project
  • Advised SM Entertainment on acquisition of a Mexican restaurant, Tomatillo
  • Advised company ‘R’ on legal issues related to stem cells, establishment of a foundation and countermeasures against leakage of technologies
  • Advised Bayside PE on acquisition of a Mexican restaurant, On The Border
  • Advised SM Entertainment on acquisition of interest in a music label, Million Market

Honors and Recognitions Close

  • Best Legal Advisor, 16th Korea IB Awards

Speaking Engagements and Publications Close

  • 2021Shareholder Activism and Stewardship Code (Co-author), Pakyoungsa
  • 2021Myanmar Investment FAQ (KOTRA Yangon)
  • 20192019 Guidebook on Business in Myanmar, Korea SMEs and Startups Agency
  • 2018. 12.Research Report on Intellectual Property Laws of Myanmar, Korean Embassy in Myanmar
  • 2018Myanmar Investment FAQ (KOTRA Yangon)
  • 2015Labor Laws of the Republic of Korea (Co-author) (Hollym)

Admissions/Qualifications Close

  • 2010Admitted in Korea

Languages Close

Korean / English / Japanese