Trust and client focus - World-Class Law Firm based in Korea

Overview

Pic

SANG HOON PARK

V-card

Biography

Sang Hoon Park is a partner at Yoon & Yang LLC. His main practice areas are labor and administrative law. Prior to joining Yoon & Yang, he held a series of important posts, including Presiding Judge of the Suwon District Court, Chief Judge of the Jeongeup Branch of the Jeonju District Court, Judge of the Seoul High Court, Judge of the Seoul Central District Court (dispatched to the Constitutional Court), and Presiding Judge of the Seoul Administrative Court. Park continues his research on labor law for the Labor Law Research Society of the Seoul National University and the Labor Law Practice Research Society of the Supreme Court, where he is a founding member. Park is acclaimed for his involvement with a seminal case, chosen as the case of 2008 by Hagyeore 21, involving the recognition of an illegally dispatched worker’s employment status. Park is also well-known for his work involving the prohibition of identifying a fetus’s sex, regarding which he has made arguments before the Constitutional Court and obtained the Court’s recognition of unconstitutionality. He continues to be recognized for his outstanding performance in labor and administrative law.

Education

1994-95
Universität Göttingen, Visiting Scholar
1990
Seoul National University Graduate School of Law, LL.M
1984
Seoul National University College of Law, LL.B.

Experience

2018-present
Managing Partner, Yoon & Yang LLC (formerly Yoon Yang Kim Shin & Yu, 2006-2009)
2007-18
Partner, Yoon & Yang LLC (formerly Yoon Yang Kim Shin & Yu, 2006-2009)
2017-present
Commissioner, Administrative Appeals Commission under the Seoul
2017-present
Director, Society of Labor Law, Seoul National University
2016-present
Auditor, Korean Society of Labor Law
2016-17
Legal Advisor, Ministry of Employment and Labor
2014-16
Commissioner, Legislative Evaluation Committee, Korean Bar Association
2013-present
Member (Chairman), Judicial Officers Unification Committee, Korean Bar Association
2013-present
Member, Examination Committee for Registration of Specialty, Korean Bar Association
2013-15
Commissioner, Judicial Examiniation Supervisory Commission, Ministry of Justice
2013-15
Commissioner, Bar Examiniation Supervisory Commission, Ministry of Justice
2013-15
Councilor, Sentencing Guidelines Council
2013-15
Member, Special Committee for Lawyer’s Duties, Korean Bar Association
2013-15
Legislation Director, Korean Bar Association
2012-present
Named in Euromoney Legal Media Group’s AsiaLaw Leading Lawyers
2011-18
Lecturer, Sungkyunkwan University Law School
2011-13
Commissioner, Administrative Appeals Commission under the Prime Minister
2010-17
Lecturer, Seoul National University Law School
2007-11
Members of Public Interests, Adjudication Committee, National Labor Relations Commission
2007-11
Commissioner, Truth and Reconciliation Commission, Republic of Korea
2006-07
Presiding Judge, Seoul Administration Court
2006
Lecturer in Labor Law in the Course of Training in Specialized Fields, Korean Bar Association
2004-08
Lecturer for Cluster Education, Korea Certified Public Labor Attorneys Association
2004-06
Presiding Judge, Suwon District Court
2004
Columnist, The Law Times
2002-04
Chief Judge, Jeonju District Court, Jeongeup Branch
2002
Lecturer in Labor Law in the Course of Training in Specialized Fields, Korean Bar Association
2000-02
Judge, Seoul High Court
1999-00
Judge, Seoul High Court (Dispatched to the Constitutional Court of Korea)
1998-99
Judge, Seoul District Court (Dispatched to the Constitutional Court of Korea)
1997-98
Judge, Suwon District Court, Pyeongtaek Branch
1997-17
Lecturer in Labor Law, Judicial Research and Training Institute
1996-97
Judge, Chuncheon District Court, Yeongwol Branch
1995-96
Judge, Chuncheon District Court, Yeongwol Branch, Jeongseon, Taebaek, and Pyeongchang Court
1994
Judge, Jeonju District Court, Gunsan Branch
1992-94
Judge, Seoul District Court, Bukbu Branch
1990-17
Editor, Society of Labor Law, Seoul National University
1990-92
Judge, Incheon District Court

Publications

  1. Chambers Global Practice Guides : Employment 2019
  2. “Understanding of the Supreme Court’s En Banc Decision Concerning Ordinary Wages,” AMCHAM JOURNAL 1st quarter, 2014
  3. “An Analysis of Precedents Relating to the Approval of Dismissal”
  4. “Analysis on Court Decision: Promotion and Unfair Labor Practice”
  5. “Anti-Union Motive”
  6. “Cancellation of Labor Contract by Mutual Consent”
  7. “Case Study: Overwork and Industrial Disease – Supreme Court 13. April 2001, 2000du9922 Case etc.”
  8. “Dismissal Cases about Public Official of 5th Republic”
  9. “Dismissal Cases and the Principle of Good Faith”
  10. “Dismissal Cases and the Principle of Lapse”
  11. “Enactment of General Clause of the Provisional Disposition in Constitutional Court Law”
  12. “Enactment of Retrial Clause for the Judgment of Constitutional Court”
  13. “Labor Relations of Foreign Investment Industry in DPRK”
  14. “Labor Union Activity and its Legitimacy as an Element of Unfair Dismissal”
  15. “Limitation on the Deduction of Shutdown Allowance in Damages Cases”
  16. “Rechtspfleger”
  17. “The Concurrence between Anti-union Motive and Dismissal Cause”
  18. “The Concurrence between Anti-union Motive and Reason of Dismissal”
  19. “The Unfair Discrimination and the Remedy for That,” Seoul National University Graduate School of Law LL.M. Thesis, 1990
  20. “The Unification of Two Korea's Labor Law”

Representative Matters

  • Public hearing at the Supreme Court on the case of consideration of direct employment on illegally dispatched workers
  • Public hearing at the Constitutional Court on the case of consideration of direct employment on illegally dispatched workers
  • Public hearing at the Constitutional Court on the case of medical law regarding fetal sex identification
  • Handled the case on severance pay of Korea Marine Environment Management Corporation
  • Handled the case on workers of semiconductor division of Samsung Electronics who got leukemia
  • Handled the case on ordinary wage of Hyundai Motors
  • Handled the case on a public official of the Ministry of Unification who was charged with accepting bribe but was found not guilty

Search

Search

Practice Area

Qualifications

  • 1987 Korea

Languages

  • Korean, English, German, and Japanese (read only)

18th, 19th, 22nd, 23rd, 34th Fl., ASEM Tower 517 Yeongdong-daero, Gangnam-Gu, Seoul 135-798, Korea / Tel:+82-2-6003-7000 / Fax:+82-2-6003-7800

Yoon & Yang Pro Bono Foundation

Web Accessibility

Yoon & Yang LLC has developed its website in accordance with web accessibility guidelines to ensure an equal access to web services for the people with disabilities. Yoon & Yang LLC is committed to continuously improving its website for the convenience of all users.

close