Bong Hee Han

South Korea

Yulchon LLC
Textile Center 12F,
Seoul 135-713,
South Korea

Tel: +82-2-528-5206
Fax: +82-2-528-5228


Bong Hee Han, a founding partner and head of Corporate & Finance Group of Yulchon, primarily practices in the areas of real estate, finance, M&A and overseas investment. Before founding Yulchon, Mr. Han was an attorney at Min Sohn & Kim, Whitman & Ransom, and Yulchon Law Offices.

Mr. Han was a co-author for “International Licensing in Korea” which was published by the Center for International Legal Studies, and has also written on share dividends and real estate transactions in Korea.

Mr. Han was selected as a recommended lawyer for Corporate (Real Estate) by PLC Which Lawyer in 2006. He has also been chosen as a Leading Lawyer of 2009 by IFLR 1000.

He has represented a wide array of high profile clients, including Morgan Stanley, Merrill Lynch, Goldman Sachs, GE Capital, Deutsche Bank, ING, Lehman Brothers and Lone Star.

Yulchon’s Real Estate Group is composed of various experts who have built distinguished reputation in the field of real estate transactions, investments, and other real estate related disputes. Our services cover a full range of real estate transactions, from traditional sale and purchase of real estates to the institutional real estate transactions and investments involving real estate funds and investment trusts, PFVs, or ABS companies.

Yulchon advises local and foreign investment banks and other financial institutions, pension funds, trust funds, REITs, real estate developers, construction companies, and domestic and foreign contractors.

Today’s real estate transactions involve a garden variety of complex legal issues involving all practice areas. Through extensive interaction and cooperation within our Real Estate Group and with other areas of the firm’s practice, we offer purpose-driven, multidisciplinary advice to help our clients to find flexible and creative solutions to complex problems arising out of commercial real estate transactions.

Founded in 1997, Yulchon has grown into one of the largest and most prominent law firms in South Korea. Headquartered in Seoul with a staff of 300, the firm offers a full range of legal services including corporate, M&A, finance, tax, fair trade, litigation and intellectual property.
“The highly regarded Bong Hee Han heads the real estate and construction group and is described by clients as “very experienced, knowledgeable and creative.”
Chambers Global, 2015