Bong-Gu Lee

bklee@hwahyunlaw.com
+82-2-535-1766

Bong-Gu Lee is Chair of HwaHyun’s Labor & Employment Group and Civil & Administration Litigation Group. He served as the first legal adviser of the Korea Employers Federation and the Economic Organizations Council in late 1980’s. In the midst of intense labor disputes around the country at that time, he made a significant contribution to the legal and policy development of labor-management relations in Korea by representing controversial labor cases before the National Labor Relations Commission as well as civil courts. He has been also exceptionally successful in administrative litigations over tax disputes, land expropriation, and various business permits/licenses. In addition, he has successfully represented?clients in the health engineering and bio-pharmatheutical industry to resolve various intellectual property and trade secret?disputes.

At HwaHyun, he plays a pivotal role to facilitate creative collaboration among attorneys based on the highest level of professionalism. He always put his clients’ interest first and strives to exceed their expectation by finding innovative solutions to complex issues and problems.

Bong-Gu Lee is Chair of HwaHyun’s Labor & Employment Group and Civil & Administration Litigation Group. He served as the first legal adviser of the Korea Employers Federation and the Economic Organizations Council in late 1980’s. In the midst of intense labor disputes around the country at that time, he made a significant contribution to the legal and policy development of labor-management relations in Korea by representing controversial labor cases before the National Labor Relations Commission as well as civil courts. He has been also exceptionally successful in administrative litigations over tax disputes, land expropriation, and various business permits/licenses. In addition, he has successfully represented?clients in the health engineering and bio-pharmatheutical industry to resolve various intellectual property and trade secret?disputes.

At HwaHyun, he plays a pivotal role to facilitate creative collaboration among attorneys based on the highest level of professionalism. He always put his clients’ interest first and strives to exceed their expectation by finding innovative solutions to complex issues and problems.

Professional Experiences

  • Senior Partner, HwaHyun (2002-Present)
  • Private Practice (1985-2002)

Activities

  • Legal Advisor, National Council of Economic Organizations
  • Legal Advisor, Seoul Regional Communications Office
  • Legal Advisor, Samsung Fire & Marine Insurance
  • Legal Advisor, LIG Insurance
  • Legal Advisor, Korea National Housing Corporation
  • Legal Advisor, Korea Expressway Corporation
  • Legal Advisor, Korea Land Corporation
  • Advisory Member, Personnel Committee & Construction Dispute Mediation Committee, Seocho-gu Office

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