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Junghee Cho

Managing Partner


TEL 02-3487-5901


FAX 02-3487-5902



Mr. Junghee Cho is currently a managing partner of D.CODE Law Group and is qualified in Korea and New York. Mr. Cho’s main areas of practice include mergers & acquisitions, private equity, venture capital, real estate, data law and technology, fintech and cryptocurrency. He has worked as a partner of Shin &Kim’s M&A group for many years and he was a team leader of Shin & Kim’s Digital Technology and Data Law Group. Mr. Cho has successfully advised numerous technology based clients, including KT, Google, Kakao, Naver, Upbit and Coupang. He was a co-chair of Blockchain Committee of AMCHAM, and he is also a member of Blockchain Special Committee and Startup Committee of the Korean Bar Association. Mr. Cho also advised on proposal of Virtual Asset Business Act, which is the first general regulation about the virtual asset businesses in Korea. The Korean Bar Association awarded Mr. Cho as a distinguished attorney on February 25, 2019.


2009-2010 Columbia University School of Law (LL.M.)

2003-2005 Korea University, College of Law, Seoul, Korea (Master of Laws, Degree in Progress)

1994-2000 Korea University, College of Law, Seoul, Korea (LL.B.)

Professional Career

2020-Present Advisory Member, Korea Blockchain Association

2020-2021 Co-chair, AMCHAM Blockchain Committee

2020-Present Advisory Member, Korea Financial Intelligence Unit

2020-Present Advisory Member, Virtual Asset Business Act Task Force(Congressman Byung-Wook Kim)

2019-Present Member, Korean Bar Association’s Unification Issue Research Committee

2019-Present Member, Ministry of Unification’s Regulation Deliberation Committee

2019-Present Member, Korea Consumer Agency’s Advertising Monitoring Advisory Committee

2017-Present Member, Start-up Regulatory Innovation Special Committee, Korean Bar Association

2017-2018 Member, International Committee, Seoul Bar Association


2021-Present D.CODE Law Group

2010-2021 Shin & Kim LLC

2005-2009 Evergreen Law Group

2003-2005 Public-Service Advocate, Supreme Prosecutors' Office

2002 Public-Service Advocate, Korea Legal Aid Corporation

2000-2002 Judicial Research & Training Institute of the Supreme Court of Korea


Bar Admissions

2012 New York

2002 Korea



Korean Bar Association

New York State Bar Association



Korean, English

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