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Ji, Hyeon Jin

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Hyeon Jin Ji majored in legal studies at Yonsei University, and graduated from Busan National University Law School. Upon passing the bar, Mr. Ji served as a Public Service Advocate with the National Labor Relations Commission, where he worked on administrative litigations concerning illegal discharge and illegal employment practice review, and helped the implementation of labor policy by successfully obtained an emergency order for fair joint representation upon the passage of the Multiple Labor Union regulations. He also contributed to research and study of labor law as   a section author in the Korean Labor Law Topical Case Studies publication. During his service as a Public Service Advocate in the Ulsan District Prosecutors’ Office, he represented the various central government agencies in various litigations against the government and administrative litigations.

After completion of his public service, Mr. Ji started private practice at a law firm in Busan and advised clients in various matters including start-up formation and operation, construction and real estate, general corporate and finance and other matters, and also conducted civil and criminal litigation. Mr. Ji developed expertise real estate matters through his representation of clients on complex litigation requiring construction appraisals and in major developmental projects encompassing all of the investment, construction, and lot sales phases.

Mr. Ji will be based in D’LIGHT Law Group’s Busan office to help establish a sound and stable startup environment in Gyeongsangnamdo by advising on startups and VC matters, and real estate law, as well as conducting civil and criminal litigation.

Experience

  • 2014-2016
Legal Support Division, National Labor Relations Commission
  • 2016-2017
National Litigation Division, Ulsan Prosecutors’ Office
  • 2017-2020
Associate, YeongJin Law Office
  • 2020
Committee Member, Personnel Committee of The Gimhae Veterans’ Health Services Nursing Hospital
  • 2021-Present
Associate, D’LIGHT Law Group
  • 2022-Present

Advisory Member of the Consulting Group on Industrial Copyrights

Education

  • 2011

Yonsei University, B.A. in Legal Studies

  • 2011

Singapore Management University (Introduction to Singapore Law)

  • 2014

Pusan National University, Law School, J.D. (3rd Annual Bar Examination)

  • 2014

Korea University of Technology and Education (Multiple Labor Unions Law Practical Course)

Publication

Topical Trial Decision Analyses (National Labor Relation Commission, 2016)

Qualifications

  • 2014
Admitted to bar, Korea

Languages

Korean and English