Hyung-Hoon Lee

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

Hyung-Hoon Lee is an Associate in the Construction & Real Estate, General Corporate, Finance & Securitas, Civil & Administrative Litigation, and Criminal Defense Litigation Groups. Prior to joining HwaHyun in 2014, he gained a wide range of experience as a judicial officer in handling various civil, criminal, family law, and preservation/enforcement cases. He also represented the national government as a party in state litigation cases and worked on amendments to various laws and regulations. Based on his broad legal background, he represents his clients with utmost dedication, passion, and professional commitment.

Hyung-Hoon Lee is an Associate in the Construction & Real Estate, General Corporate, Finance & Securitas, Civil & Administrative Litigation, and Criminal Defense Litigation Groups. Prior to joining HwaHyun in 2014, he gained a wide range of experience as a judicial officer in handling various civil, criminal, family law, and preservation/enforcement cases. He also represented the national government as a party in state litigation cases and worked on amendments to various laws and regulations. Based on his broad legal background, he represents his clients with utmost dedication, passion, and professional commitment.

Professional Experiences

  • Associate, HwaHyun (2014-Present)
  • Judicial Officer, Legal Affairs Division, Ministry of Justice (2013)
  • Judicial Officer, Suwon District Prosecutors’ Office (2012)
  • Judicial Officer, Korea Legal Aid Corporation (2011)

Activities

  • Served as Special Investigator in the matter of Soon-Sil Choi and other civilians’ influence over the Geun-Hye Park’s administration (2016)
  • Completed a course in Bankruptcy Law and Practice offered by the Seoul Bar Association (2013)

Selected Work

  • Represented a construction company in a civil case over construction cost allotment
  • Represented a state-owned enterprise in an affirmation of non-existence of debt case in connection with contract performance bond
  • Represented a construction company in a claim for damages
  • Successfully defended against alleged violation of the Aggravated Punishment Act
  • Advised a major financing company on legal issues regarding automobile lease
  • Advised a major telecom company in a dispute over defective installation of communication system

Awards

Commendation, Minister of Justice (2012)

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