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Ji Hoon Cha / Partner



Ji Joon cha is an attorney at Yoon & Yang LLC, and his main practice areas are outbound investment (particularly, entry into Southeast Asia), international finance and international dispute resolution (international arbitration). Cha graduated from Seoul National University School of Law and American University Washington College of Law (LL.M.). He passed the New York State bar exam and was chosen by Asia Law as the leading lawyer in the corporate/M&A field.


American University, Washington College of Law (LL.M.)
Columbia University School of International and Public Affairs, Visiting Scholar
Seoul National University, School of Law, Seoul, Korea (LL.B.)


Partner, Yoon & Yang LLC (formerly Yoon Yang Kim Shin & Yu, 2006-2009)
Korean Commercial Arbitration Board, arbitrator and international arbitrator
Global Legal Advisor, Korea Deposit Insurance Corporation
Legal advisory member, Ministry of Justice, international investment dispute
Legal advisory member, Kotra Africa Business Forum
Awarded as the leading lawyer in M&A and Dispute Resolution by AISA LAW

Representative Matters

[Outbound Investment]
  • Advised KB Kookmin Bank regarding the acquisition of a Cambodian bank
  • Advised POSCO Chemtech regarding a joint venture in Indonesia
  • Advised Korea Coal Corporation regarding the acquisition of a Mongolian coal mining company
[International Finance]
  • Advised PT KP (joint venture between POSCO and Indonesia’s state-run steel company) regarding ECA syndicated loan for the procurement of construction funds
  • Advised KB Kookmin Bank on PF related to an Indonesian coal mining project
  • Advised KTB Asset Management on PF related to the purchase of Cambodia’s Camko City Apartment 
[International Arbitration]
  • Handled the arbitration case of POSCO E&C’s Brazil subsidiary regarding a dispute over construction of a steel plant in Brazil (ICC, Sao Paulo, Brazil law)
  • Handled the arbitration case of POSCO E&C involving a dispute over construction of a power plant in Uruguay (ICC, New York, Uruguay law/New York law)
  • Handled the arbitration case of POSCO Indonesia JV regarding a dispute over construction of a steel plant in Indonesia (BANI, Indonesia law)

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