Partner

Seoul

+82 2 6200 1711

Highly regarded

Korean
English
Japanese


Bar admissions:

South Korea

Jurisdictions:

South Korea

Practice areas:

Banking

Industry sectors:

Financial services
Industrials and manufacturing
Real estate
Technology and telecommunications


Ms. Yully Kang is a Partner in Jipyong LLC’s Finance Group. She mainly advises on structured finance, project finance, asset finance and asset-backed securitizations.

Ms. Kang started her career as a litigation lawyer in 1998, maintaining a near 100% winning record for 2 years in litigations involving securities, finance, and maritime and insurance matters, including before the Supreme Court of Korea. She subsequently transitioned to transactional work and has since demonstrated outstanding skills as a corporate and finance lawyer. 

Ms. Kang has advised numerous domestic and overseas financial institutions on asset-backed securitizations (ABS, ABL and ABCP) of real estate, securities and bonds using a wide range of structures. She has also represented major domestic and overseas banks, securities firms and asset managers on legal issues relating to diverse securities, financial and derivative products, and domestic and overseas real investment businesses. She is a renowned expert in acquisition financing, project financing and syndicated loans for real estate development projects in and outside Korea, offshore lending by financial institutions and ship financing.  She also has extensive experience in the establishment and operation of REITs and real estate funds.

  • Advised NH Reits Management on establishing its first REIT and purchase of commercial real estate in Seoul through the REIT;
  • Advised Meritz Securities and Pinestreet Asset Management on the financing for the purchase of 49 LPG gas stations in Korea from SK Networks through a special Korean investment trust (K-Trust) vehicle;
  • Advised Standard Chartered Bank on the KRW 520 billion and USD 60 million financing of Star City in Hanam, Korea, the second-largest shopping mall and entertainment park in Korea;
  • Advised Hana Asset Management and Korea Investment & Securities on the purchase of Amazon.com’s logistics centers in Wrocław and Poznan, Poland; and
  • Advised NH Investment & Securities on a USD 60 million asset-backed loan transaction with accounts receivable of Qingdao Lidong Chemicals in China.

  • Banking
  • Capital markets: Debt
  • Project finance
  • Real estate finance
  • Real estate funds
  • Structured finance/securitisation

  • Banking
  • Construction and materials
  • Financial services
  • Investment management
  • Real estate

  • Korean and Seoul Bar Associations

  • Harvard Law School (LL.M., 2003)
  • Kyung Hee University (LL.M., 2002)
  • Seoul National University (B.A. in Politics, 1990)