Mr Eric Eunyong Yang
Partner | Bae, Kim & Lee LLC (SOUTH KOREA)
Mr Eric Yang is a partner in the corporate, mergers and acquisitions practice group of leading Korean law firm Bae, Kim & Lee LLC and leads the firm’s Southeast Asia Practice.
Mr Yang received his Bachelor of Law degree from Korea University College of Law in 1993 and his Master of Law degree from the University of California at Los Angeles in 2004 and is a member of the Korean and Soul Bar Associations and the New York Bar Association. Prior to joining Bae, Kim & Lee LLC in 2015, he worked at Yulchon LLC for 15 years and was seconded to Allen & Overy’s Hong Kong office.
Mr Yang holds a number of professional appointments, including the immediate past Vice President (International Affairs) of the Korean Bar Association, Member of the Ministry of Justice Legal Advisory Group for Overseas Expansion of Small and Medium Enterprises, and Member of the Executive Committee of The Law Association for Asia and the Pacific (LAWASIA).
Specialising in cross-border transactions and overseas investment, Mr Yang’s expertise extends to outbound mergers and acquisitions, construction, financial transactions, and dispute resolution in the Southeast Asia region, as well as energy and infrastructure projects.
Mr Yang was elected Vice President of LAWASIA in 2021.