Kyoung Yeon Kim is a partner at Yulchon. Ms Kim's main area of practice covers antitrust, as well as M&A, general corporate and other regulatory matters including compliance, internal investigation data privacy. Ms Kim's articles (both solo and co-authored) include the chapter on Korea in the Competition Law in Asia Pacific - A Practical Guide, Wolters Kluwer (2015); the chapter on Korea in The Cartels and Leniency Review, third edition, Law Business Research (2015); 'Korea's Aggressive Antitrust Enforcement in Financial Product Markets', Asian-Mena Counsel, Volume 12 Issue 5 (2014-15); 'Early Signs of Protection Merger Control in Korea? Probably No, At Least Not Yet', Competition Policy International Antitrust Chronicle (October 2014); and the chapter on Korea in The Merger Control Review, Law Business Research (2010-2016).
Ms Kim served as counsel for the Korean Ministry of Environment from 2010 to 2013, and for the Ministry of Justice from 2011 to the present day.
She received her LLB from Seoul National University in 1998 and her LLM from the University of Michigan Law School in 2007. She is a member of the Bars of the Republic of Korea (since 2001) and New York (since 2008).