Chan Keun Park

Yoon & Yang - South Korea


South Korea


Notable Practitioner



South Korea

Practice area:

Labour and employment

Chan-Keun Park is a partner at Yoon & Yang LLC and his main practice areas include labor law and administrative law. In particular, he has built professional experiences by providing advisory and litigation services in relation to a wide variety of labor issues including the adoption of flexible working hours and responding to labor inspections, restructuring in corporate M&A and business transfers, improvement of wage structures, establishment of solutions to resolve discrimination against fixed-term workers or temporary workers, responding to occupational health and safety authorities, corporate strategies toward multiple labor unions, and sexual harassment within the workplace, etc.

Mr. Park has been selected as a Leading Lawyer in the Employment area by Chambers & Partners Asia-Pacific 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021 and 2022. He has also been recognized as a Future Star in Employment by Benchmark Litigation Asia-Pacific 2019, 2020, 2021 and 2022 and as a Leading Lawyer in employment/labor by Legal Times 2019, 2020 and 2021.

  • Comprehensive legal advice/consulting for major domestic/international clients such as Samsung Electronics, CJ Group, Hyundai Glovis, LG CNS, Air Liquide Korea, etc. on the newly enacted Act on Punishment of Serious Accidents
  • Successful defense in a lawsuit seeking civil damages on the grounds of existence of discrimination and the violation of the Act on the Protection, etc. of Temporary Agency Workers
  • Successful defense in litigations for alleged discrimination filed by employees of POSCO ICT's subcontractors

  • Labour and employment

  • Korea (2004)

  • LL.M., Indiana University Bloomington Maurer School of Law (2010-2011)
  • Seoul National University Graduate School of Law (2002-2006)
  • LL.B., Seoul National University College of Law (1991-1996)