Jung, Hoseok

  Seoul, Korea (Republic of Korea)
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Hoseok is a co-founder and the managing partner of SEUM. His practice focuses on corporate law, capital-raising, mergers & acquisitions and securities and he represents public and private companies in industries such as software, hardware, information technology, blockchain/cryptocurrency, startup incubation and fintech. Hoseok is the leading attorney in Korea with respect to startup and emerging companies and venture capital funds advising on a broad range of matters such as early financing, pre-IPO capital raising, IPO, eventual sale, and regulatory compliance.

Hoseok has a degree in mechanical engineering, is active in the startup community where he has co-founded an accelerator and frequently speaks on issues in the technology field, and advises on legislation for emerging industries such as cryptocurrency. Prior to SEUM, Hoseok worked at one of Korea’s leading traditional law firms, where he represented and advised a number of Korean and international corporations and investors in connection with M&A and real estate matters.

Practice Areas

  • Corporate Law
  • M&A
  • Domestic and cross-border investment
  • Corporate governance
  • IP disputes
  • Venture capital
  • Startup and emerging companies
  • Joint ventures 
  • Securities 
  • Blockchain
  • Cryptocurrency
  • ICO(Initial Coin Offerings)


  • Judicial Research and Training Institute, the Supreme Court of Korea
  • Seoul National University