Partner - Head of Asia Practice

Hak Jun Lee

LLB / BA
Profile
Hak Jun Lee is a Partner and Heads the Asia Practice at Hesketh Henry.

Originally from Korea, he graduated from the University of Auckland and was admitted in New Zealand in 2001. He is also admitted as an Attorney at Law in New York, USA and in New South Wales, Australia.

Hak Jun advises in all aspects of commercial and property law including complex business and property transactions, land development, banking and finance and foreign investments.

As head of Asia practice Hak Jun regularly advises various international and corporate clients  on cross-border transactions and is actively involved with various Asian business and community associations.

His current appointments are:

  • The honorary legal counsel for the Korean Consulate Office in Auckland;
  • The advisor  for  Auckland and Busan (Korea) sister city relations;
  • The legal advisor for the Korean Chamber of Commerce in NZ; and
  • A member of The National Unification Advisory Council
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Experience

Examples of work completed by Hak Jun include:

  • Advising and preparing tender documents for Hyundai – Rotem in relation to subcontracting the maintenance service of Wellington’s railroad.
  • Advising Kookmin Bank in drafting loan and security documents and assisting general banking business.
  • Assisting and advising in property investment and construction disputes to well-known Korean construction company.
  • Advising a number of domestic and foreign financial institutions in the area of structure property finance.
  • Assisting overseas investors to acquire various investments in New Zealand in compliance with the Overseas Investment Act.
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09.10.2020 Posted in Corporate & Commercial law
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