Former Clifford Chance Korea Managing Partner Hyun Kim joins YKVN
YKVN is pleased to announce Hyun Kim will join YKVN as partner, effective as of 19 August 2019.
Hyun will be based in YKVN’s Singapore office. This strategic hire reaffirms YKVN’s commitment to broaden its international bench strength and deepen its cross-border expertise.
Hyun is a US lawyer specialized in capital markets and cross border M&A. He joined Clifford Chance in 2009 in Hong Kong, became partner in 2011 and Korea managing partner in 2012 when the firm launched its Korean practice in Seoul. Previously, Hyun practised at Davis Polk & Wardwell, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom.
Hyun Kim stated: “I am delighted to join the outstanding YKVN team. The YKVN story is a remarkable Vietnam success story as shown by the Firm’s stature and reputation internationally and in Vietnam. I look forward to helping the Firm expand its platform, especially in the context of Vietnam having become a focal investment destination for Korean companies.”
Truong Nhat Quang, the Managing Partner of YKVN added: “We are very pleased that Hyun has decided to join us. His strong experience and track record in capital markets, M&A and arbitration will strengthen our ability to serve clients in key practice areas. He will be a key player in the expansion of our international practice.”
For more information about Hyun Kim, please contact:
YKVN Marketing Team
T: (+84-28) 3 822 3155