Tony’s practice is focused on litigation in the fields of civil, commercial (including post-M&A disputes and hostile takeovers), control disputes, white-collar crimes, product liabilities, real estate and finance. He served as a judge for 12 years in the Korean judiciary before joining Bae, Kim & Lee LLC in 2006 in various posts, starting from the Seoul Criminal District Court and the Seoul Civil District Court to the Seoul High Court of Appeals.
As a leading Chambers and Partners lawyer of the Asia-Pacific, Tony also actively participates in professional and academic seminars and is a favoured speaker in his field. He is a visiting professor in various law schools in Seoul, and an active member of the Society of Civil Precedents and the International Association of Defense Counsel. Tony has also authored various theses and articles dealing with topics such as commercial disputes, civil liens, commercial leases, accounting books and records, and divorce.