Introducing Hyun Jee (Faith) Kim: Partner Attorney for Foreign Clients at STAR LAW


We are thrilled to introduce Hyun Jee (Faith) Kim, a distinguished partner attorney at STAR LAW, specializing in services for foreign clients. With a wealth of experience and a robust educational background, Faith is a key asset to our firm, offering comprehensive legal services that cater to the unique needs of foreign businesses operating in Korea.

Professional Background

Faith Kim was admitted to the Korean Bar Association in 2014, marking the beginning of a notable career in law. She graduated from Seoul National University’s School of Law in 2014, after completing her undergraduate studies at the same institution’s College of Law in 2006. Her academic credentials are a testament to her deep understanding of Korean law and her commitment to excellence.

Career Highlights

Faith’s career trajectory includes significant positions at several prestigious law firms and companies:

  • EHoo Law (2021 – 2022)
  • Meritz Securities (2020 – 2021)
  • SEUM Law (2019 – 2020)
  • DR&AJU Law Group (2016 – 2019)

These roles have equipped her with diverse experiences, particularly in litigation, contract negotiations, labor law, and overall business management for foreign enterprises.

Areas of Expertise

At STAR LAW, Faith focuses on providing legal services crucial for the successful operation of foreign businesses in Korea. Her primary areas of expertise include:

  • Corporate Litigation: Representing foreign companies in complex legal disputes.
  • Contract Law: Advising on and drafting contracts to ensure compliance with Korean law.
  • Labor Law: Offering guidance on employment practices and resolving labor disputes.
  • Business Management Legal Services: Assisting with all legal aspects of running a business in Korea.
  • Cross-Border Transactions: Facilitating and providing legal advice on international business transactions to ensure smooth and compliant operations between different jurisdictions.

Additionally, Faith has extensive experience in handling mergers and acquisitions (M&A) for startups, providing vital legal counsel that helps new businesses navigate the complexities of growth and expansion.

Commitment to Foreign Clients

Faith’s dedication to her foreign clients is evident in her tailored approach to legal services. She understands the unique challenges faced by international businesses in Korea and strives to offer practical, effective solutions. Her fluency in English and her profound knowledge of both Korean and international legal systems make her an invaluable resource for clients seeking to establish or expand their presence in Korea.

Final Thoughts

Hyun Jee (Faith) Kim is a vital part of the STAR LAW team, bringing expertise, dedication, and a client-focused approach to her work. Whether it’s litigation, contract negotiation, labor issues, or M&A advice, Faith is committed to providing top-tier legal services that meet the specific needs of foreign businesses in Korea. We are proud to have her as our partner and look forward to her continued contributions to our clients’ success.


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