Minhee Ryu / Partner

Minhee Ryu

Minhee Ryu
t. +82 2 6956-0271 / f. +82 2 6956-0280
/ e. mhryu@labpartners.co.kr


Minhee Ryu is a Partner at LAB Partners and focuses her practice on representing domestic and foreign clients in disputes related to labor/employment, hostile M&A, family law and inheritance.

Prior to joining LAB Partners, Ms. Ryu was an associate at KL Partners and Shin & Kim in Seoul.


Practice Areas

  • Labor & Employment / Shareholder Disputes / Hostile Takeover Disputes / Family Law & Inheritance Disputes




Korean, English, Japanese


  • 2014 : Sungkyunkwan University, School of Law (J.D.)
  • 2010 : Seoul National University, College of Social Science (B.A. in Communications)

Professional Career

  • 2017 – 2018 : KL Partners
  • 2014 – 2016 : Shin & Kim

Awards & Recognition

  • “Rising Star” for Labor and Corporate Litigation , Legal Times (2021)

Recent Engagements

  • Representation and advice regarding illegal dispatch of workers and fraudulent contracting by a Korean conglomerate company
  • Representation of a major Korean broadcasting company regarding claims relating to ordinary wages
  • Representation and advice regarding action to challenge disciplinary decision by a Korean conglomerate company
  • Advice regarding corporate response to a newly organized labor union at a foreign affiliated company
  • Representation and advice of a minor shareholder regarding management control disputes and preliminary injunction proceedings
  • Advice and conducting of an internal investigation of workplace harassment and sexual harassment

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