Han Woo Park is an attorney at Kim & Chang in the firm’s antitrust and competition, corporate governance, foreign direct investment, and mergers & acquisitions practices. He practices in the area of corporate law, with a focus on mergers and acquisitions and antitrust law. Mr. Park has extensive experience advising clients in the automobile industries in licensing, antitrust, labor and employment, and tax and customs.
Mr. Park has advised a number of automobile, machinery, chemicals, household manufacturing corporations in both cross-border and domestic transactions, and has extensive experience of advising American and European corporations.
After serving in the Korean Army as a judge advocate, Mr. Park joined Kim & Chang in 1994. Mr. Park was on detached duty at Clifford Chance in New York and Hong Kong branches until 2000. After the detached duty and starting from advising Renault Samsung Motors Co., Ltd.’s acquisition of Samsung Motors business, Mr. Park has provided advises on various foreign investment, M&A and antitrust related issues. In 2005, he participated as a working staff in ministry of justice supervised business environment improvement for the amendment of the corporation law. Since 2010, Mr. Park has provided automobile industry related legal advices.
Mr. Park has authored ‘anti-dumping law requirement’ in ‘Fair Competition’ journal in 1997. He has also co-authored the Korea chapter of “European Lawyer Reference – Leniency Regimes (third edition)”
Mr. Park received an LL.M. from the Havard Law School in 1999, and his LL.B. from the Seoul National University College of Law in 1989. He attended the Judicial Research and Training Institute of the Supreme Court of Korea in 1991. He is admitted to the Korea bar.