Young-Hee Jo / Partner

Young-Hee Jo
/Partner

Young-Hee Jo
Partner
t. +82 2 6956-0270 / f. +82 2 6956-0280
/ e. yhjo@labpartners.co.kr

 

Young-Hee Jo is a partner at LAB Partners, and her main areas of practice include domestic and cross-border asset-backed securitization and other structured finance, real estate financing and regulation of financial institutions. Ms. Jo has been involved in many significant cross-border financings that were awarded as “Deal of the Year” by IFLR. She also specializes in regulations of financial institutions, including banking, securities, insurance and lending institutions. Ms. Jo was a partner in Shin & Kim for more than 10 years before joining LAB Partners, and she worked as an International Associate at the New York office of Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton from 2003 to 2004.

 

Practice Areas

  • ABS/Structured Finance / Real Estate Finance / Derivatives / Finance related regulations/ Licensing/Authorization
   

Admission

Korea

Language

Korean, English

Education

     
  • 2003 : Harvard Law School (LL.M)
  • 1996 : Seoul National University, College of Law (LL.B)

Professional Career

  • 2018 – Present : Commissioner, Disciplinary Committee, Korea Marine Environment Management Corporation
  • Commissioner, Executive Development Committee, Korea Management Association
  • 2016 – 2017 : Commissioner, Korea P2P Finance Association
  • 2015 – 2017 : Executive Director, International Relations, Korean Bar Association
  • 2015 – 2016 : Commissioner, International Legal Advisor Committee, Ministry of Justice
  • 2014 – 2017 : Commissioner, Regulatory and Review Committee, The Korea Credit Finance Association
  • 2013 – 2014 : Commissioner, Financial Service Division of the Financial Development Review Committee, Financial Services Commission
  • 2010 – 2012 : Commissioner, Microcredit Entrepreneur Selection Committee of Smile Microcredit Bank
  • 2010 – 2011 : Commissioner, Consumer Finance Sub-Committee of the Financial Development Review Committee, Financial Services Commission
  • 2003 – 2004 : International Associate, Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton (New York)
  • 1998 – 2018 : Shin & Kim
  • 1996 – 1998 : Judicial Research & Training Institute of the Supreme Court of Korea

Awards & Recognition

  • “I recommend partner Young Hee Jo,” says a client of the capital markets partner. “She and her team provide solid, prompt service and they have a good understanding of ABS legal issues” – IFLR1000, 2010 Edition
  • Recommended lawyer in Capital Markets, Chambers Asia 2012, 2013
  • Leading lawyer in Capital Markets, IFLR1000 2011, 2012, 2013 Edition
  • IFLR structured Finance Deal of the Year 2010-Kookmin Bank Covered Bond
  • Chambers Asia Capital Markets "Leading Individual" (2012-2017)
  • Chambers Global Capital Markets "Leading Individual" (2015-2017)
  • IFLR1000 Banking and Finance “Leading Lawyer” (2011-2017)
  • Asialaw Profiles "Recommended Individual" (2012-2017)
  • Legal500 Capital Markets "Recommended Lawyer” (2017)

Publications

  • 2016. 9 : Round Table : Capital Markets 2016 (CorporateLiveWire)
  • 2015. 6 : 10 things to know about Korea’s structured finance and securitisation practice (co-authored, IFLR1000)
  • 2012.12 : How to Develop Asset Securitization Using Beneficiary Certificate Issuing Trusts (Korea Financial Investment Association, Bulls Review)
  • 2012.10 : Korean Chapter of the Securitisation & Structured Finance Guide: Sophisticated Player (IFLR)
  • 2008.7 : Securitization of Insurance Companies (Asset-backed securitisation in Korea outside the ABS Act (ISR Legal Guide))

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