Centre for Asian Legal Studies


Kyung-Hoon CHUN  

Kyung-Hoon CHUN
Associate Professor, Seoul National University
Visiting Senior Research Fellow
January 2019 - February 2019

Kyung-Hoon Chun is an associate professor at Seoul National University (SNU) School of Law, where he teaches corporate law, commercial transactions, M&A, and other related subjects. Before joining the SNU faculty in 2010, he practiced law at Kim & Chang in Seoul, Korea, as an associate and a partner (2000-2010) in the practice areas of corporate law, M&A, and competition law. He studied at Seoul National University (LLB summa cum laude, 1995; Master in Law, 1998; PhD in Law, 2012), Judicial Research and Training Institute of the Supreme Court of Republic of Korea (1997) and the Duke University School of Law (LLM cum laude, 2005). Since 2010 he has published more than 30 academic articles and book chapters and co-authored several textbooks and commentaries in Korean and English on contemporary issues of corporate governance, M&A, capital markets, and corporate finance. He has delivered academic presentations at various institutions, including the Korean Supreme Court, Ministry of Justice of Korea, Korean Commercial Law Association, Max Planck Institute for Comparative and International Private Law, Asia Law Institute, Tokyo University, Peking University, Bucerius Law School, National University of Singapore, and Sydney University. He currently serves as an active member of various academic associations and government committees in Korea.