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Sung Hee Lee


Sung Hee Lee, a partner at ChunGo LLP, graduated from Seoul National University Law School and completed the 25th class of the Judicial Research and Training Institute. He received a master's degree in international politics from the Russian National University of St. Peters, and a doctoral degree in engineering from Hansei University IT Convergence Department. As one of the most trusted lawyers in the Korean Christian community, Mr. Lee has successfully handled high profile cases regarding church disputes. Since Mr. Lee also won the acquittal in a criminal case against Pastor Cho Yong-gi. Mr. Lee is recognized for his expertise in criminal cases.

Professional Career

Law firm Somyung (1999-2000)

Romarket CEO (2000)


Rossicom Vice President (2000-2001)


INT Law Firm (2002-2006)


Law Firm E.L.S (2006 -2017)


ChunGo LLP (2017- Present)


Director, Korea Workplace Missionary Association (present)


Director of the IPAC Mediation and Arbitration Center (present)

Representative Matters

Advised KAIST President Nam-pyo Seo regarding school dispute


Represented Pastor Cho Yong-gi in the criminal case


Advised Vietnam real estate investment projects


Represented Ewha Woman’s University Mokdong Hospital in newborn death criminal case 


Represented Minister of Oceans and Fisheries Kim Young-seok in the criminal case 


Handled many church dispute cases

Practice Areas

Church Dispute 






College of Law, Seoul National University (1992)


Judicial Research and Training Institute (1996)


1st Venture Management Course (2001)


National University of St. Peters, Russia, Master's

degree in International Politics (2006)


Department of IT Convergence, Hansei University,

Doctor of Engineering 

4th KAIST CEO course (2012)

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