Expertise

Sung is a Knowledge Lawyer and a Solicitor Advocate in the Employment, Incentives and Immigration Group and is based in our London office. Sung is the Senior Director of Korea Business Group at Addleshaw Goddard LLP. 

Sung joined Addleshaw Goddard LLP in December 2019, having previously practised at a large West End firm where he established and headed the Korean Desk. Sung has advised a large number of Korean corporate clients on employment and business immigration matters. His clients include group companies of LG Group, Hyundai Group and SK Group as well as major Korean commercial banks such as KEB Hana Bank, Woori Bank and Industrial Bank of Korea (IBK). He also acts as legal counsel for the Embassy of the Republic of Korea.

Publications
  • Editing Contributor to Practical Law, Sexual Orientation Discrimination 
  • Employment Lawyers Association (ELA) Briefing: “Protection against unfair dismissal in Korea” 
Year Qualified
  • 2013
Languages
  • Korean - fluent
Education
  • LSE MSc in Philosophy of the Social Sciences (2009)
  • BPP Law School GDL/LPC (2007) 
  • Wellington College 
Memberships
  • Employment Lawyers Association (ELA) 
  • Industrial Law Society (ILS) 
  • Immigration Law Practitioners' Association (ILPA) 

 

Testimonials

"Sung helped us get through the most difficult period for our company – he was thorough, detailed and compassionate with his advice and approach. It was great to have him by our side." 

Sharon, Park - Finance and HR Director of HS Ad UK

"Sung assisted us with our internal contractual documentation and his advice was very pragmatic and commercial. His strength lies in simplifying complicated issues." 

Chan Beom Park - General Manager of KEB Hana Bank 

"Sung helped us with a desperately needed restructuring work. He made what was a complicated undertaking look easy by taking a commercial and practical approach to the issues that needed resolving. He got to the bottom of the core issues quickly." 

Joonho Chung - General Manager of Hyundai Engineering & Construction (HEC)