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Korean Attorney

Sang Geun LEE

Mr. Sang Geun Lee completed the Judicial Research and Training Institute in 1998. He was a judge for 10 years since 1998 and has retired from the Busan High Court. He started a new career as a lawyer by joining Jipyong’s Busan Branch in July 2012. 

His ample experience as a judge allows him to provide professional legal service in Civil and Criminal Litigations, Administrative Law, Family Law, Bankruptcy, and Fair Trade, as well as legal consultation for corporations, financial institutions and local governments in Busan and the Gyeongsangnam-do region.

Education Close

  • 1989Seoul National University (LL.B.)

Experience Close

  • 2012-PresentPartner, JIPYONG LLC
  • 2021-PresentMember, Administrative Commission of the Busan Metropolitan City Office of Education
  • 2018-PresentNon-standing mediator, Act on Remedies for Injuries from Medical Malpractice and Mediation of Medical Disputes
  • 2018-PresentMember, Customs Valuation Council of Busan Main Customs
  • 2018-PresentLegal Advisor, Korea Consumer Agency
  • 2018-PresentLegal Advisory Group, Korean Bar Association, and Korean Dental Association
  • 2017-PresentTrustee in Bankruptcy, Busan District Court
  • 2014-PresentLegal Advisor, Kuk-Dong Glasstech Co., Ltd. 
  • 2014-PresentLegal Advisor, Hy-Lok Corporation
  • 2009-PresentDirector, Busan Bar Association 
  • 2017Chairperson, Busan Bar Association Special Commission on Admiralty Court Establishment 
  • 2010-2012 Partner, Guang Gae To Law Office 
  • 2008-2010 Attorney at Law, Sang Geun LEE Office 
  • 2007-2008 Judge, Busan High Court 
  • 2006-2007 Judge, Busan District Court 
  • 2005-2006 Overseas study, King’s College London, University of London 
  • 2005Judge, Busan District Court 
  • 2003-2005 Judge, Changwon District Court, Geochang Branch 
  • 2001-2003 Judge, Busan District Court 
  • 2000-2001 Judge, Changwon District Court
  • 1998-2000 Apprentice judge (Changwon District Court) 
  • 1998Judicial Research and Training Institute, Supreme Court of Korea

Speaking Engagements and Publications Close

  • 2021Legal Principles on Title Trust After Implementation of the Act on the Registration of Real Estate Under Actual Titleholder’s Name, Journal of Hongik Law Review Vol. 22, No. 2, The Law Research Institute of Hongik University
  • 2012. 7.Normativity of Sentencing Guidelines, Human Right and Justice Vol. 426, Korean Bar Association
  • 2010Compensation due to the Breach of Duty by Post Service Worker: Supreme Court Decision 2006Da81325 Decided July 23rd, 2009, Supreme Court Decision 2006Da87798 Decided July 23rd, 2009, Studies on Cases Vol. 21, pp.909-974, Busan Case Studies  Society

Admissions/Qualifications Close

  • 2009Certified Patent Attorney, Korea
  • 1998Admitted in Korea

Languages Close

Korean / English / Japanese