Jin Yeong Chung is a partner at Kim & Chang and leads the firm's International Arbitration & Cross-Border Litigation Practice and Insolvency & Restructuring Practice.
For 30 years, Mr. Chung has successfully represented various foreign and domestic clients in numerous contentious disputes. He has represented clients in a wide range of disputes involving financial products, derivatives, corporate matters, M&A and competition, among others.
In particular, his advocacy of a foreign investor in an ICC arbitration proceeding against a governmental deposit insurance corporation led to an award of approximately KRW 3 trillion, which is one of the largest arbitral awards in Korean history. He has also advised many of the world’s largest corporations, creditors, as well as investors, on various insolvency and corporate restructuring-related matters.
Mr. Chung has been called to serve on a number of Korean government committees, including the Mutual Savings Banks Evaluation Committee, the Commercial Banks Evaluation Committee and the Merchant Banks Evaluation Committee. Also, for almost 15 years he lectured on financial transactions at the Judicial Research and Training Institute of the Supreme Court of Korea.
Mr. Chung received his LL.B. from Seoul National University College of Law in 1984 and received his LL.M. from Yale Law School in 1994.
He is admitted to practice law in Korea and in New York.