Eun Chul Choi Partner
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Eunchul Choi is a partner at Yoon & Yang LLC. His main practice areas include finance (capital markets), real estate investing, real estate trust and real estate project financing, corporate M&A, private equity, internal controls, financial consumer protection, financial company dispute and regulations.
Eunchul represented several financial companies in majority of the high-profile cases that followed the implementation of the adversarial system of the Sanction Review Committee of the Financial Supervisory Service. He advised financial companies on various areas, including standards for internal controls, mis-selling, unsound business activities, and suspension in exchange of information. In addition to advising real estate trust companies and real estate investment companies, he is experienced in numerous related transactions, such as real estate purchase/sale and related project financing loans.


  • 2014-present Yoon & Yang LLC
  • 2023-present Commissioner, Dispute Settlement Deliberation Commission, Korea Exchange
  • 2021-22 Legal Advisor, Korean Securities Association


  • 2021 Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST) Graduate School of Finance, Finance MBA (M.A. in Economics)
  • 2020 University of California, Irvine The Paul Merage School of Business (Advanced Financial Management)
  • 2014 Hanyang University School of Law, J.D.
  • 2011 Korea University College of Law, LL.B.

Representative Matters

  • Advised KORAMCO REITs Management and Trust on the establishment and management of a blind fund in the form of a family REITs
  • Advised Kiwoom Asset Management Company on the establishment and management of a real estate blind fund
  • Advised on the development and transfer of a resort and an ocean-type tourism complex in Gyeongdo, Yeosu
  • Advised development-specialized real estate investment company (Cheongna REITs, Yeongjong REITs, Byeollae REITs, Gimpo Han River REITs) established by the Korea Land & Housing Corporation on a real estate purchase and development business
  • Advised on business using 20 sites owned by Korea Electric Power Corporation
  • (Hotel transfer) Advised on the hotel transfer, master lease agreement, and project financing of Toyoko Inn (Japan), Daelim Glad Hotel (Daechi, Gongdeok), Four Points by Sheraton (Guro), Grand Mercure Ambassador Hotel and Residences (Yongsan)
  • (Commercial facility) Advised on the development, transfer, project financing, liquidation of YBM development business at Gangnam station, Seoul Signature Tower, Bundang Hankook Tire Building, Doosan Bundang Center, Seoul Bauhaus, STX Namsan Tower, and NH Nonghyup Capital Building
  • (Apartment development) Advised on the real estate sale, project financing, liquidation of Gimpo Hangang Metro Xi, Suwon Gwonseon 6, Geoje Sangdong Apartment Development, Incheon Gyeyang Local Housing Development, and Gaebong-dong Public Rental Apartment
  • (Logistics center development) Advised on the real estate sale and project financing of Gimpo Logis Valley and several other logistics centers
  • (Knowledge industry complex development) Advised on the real estate sale, project financing, and liquidation of Seoul Forest S Tower, and SK Seongsu-dong Knowledge Industry Complex
  • (Tourism business) Advised on tourism business-related transactions, including the designation and management of Free Enforced Economic Zone, the East Busan Tourism Site business, the sale of Busan Centum City land, and the project financing of Shinan General Resort
  • Advised a domestic asset management company on the sale of a domestic golf course and fund management
  • Advised a Chinese investor on the development of a resort in Jeju Island


  • Rising Star Partner, Banking and finance, IFLR1000 (2023)
  • Top 3 Lawyers, Capital Markets, Law Times (2022)