Lim, Jae Sung
Major Practice Areas | Labor law · Administrative law · Construction law · Constitutional litigation · Public interest human rights litigation
Period Education
2015 Graduated from Inha University School of Law
2012 Completed Ph.D. coursework at Seoul National University Department of Sociology (legal sociology)
2009 Graduated from Seoul National University Department of Sociology (M.A.)
2004 Graduated from Korea University Department of Law
1999 Graduated from Daeil Foreign Language High School Department of English Language
Period Experience
2016 ~ current Executive member of the Peace and Arms Reduction Center of People Power 21
2016 ~ current Director at the Korea-Vietnam Peace Foundation
2015 ~ current Attorney at Haemaru Law Firm
2015 ~ current Member of the International Solidarity Committee of Lawyers for a Democratic Society
2015 Admitted to the Korean Bar
2011 Adjunct Professor for Basic Liberal Arts at Seoul National University of Science and Technology
2010 Visiting Scholar at Kyoto University
2008 ~ 2009 Researcher at the Social Progress Research Institute of Seoul National University
Representative Work
  • Recognition of industrial accident for a freelance broadcast writer (2017)
  • Criminal defense counsel for a workplace sexual harassment whistleblower charged with libel (2017)
  • Successfully returned a child under The Hague Convention of 25 October 1980 on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction (first case in the Nation) (2016)
  • A Fair Trade Commission case in a construction dispute over a wrongful subcontracting payment decision (2016)
  • Administrative case relating to the City of Seoul’s measure for the remittance of subsidies (2016)
  • Civil case involving an investment dispute for a Korea Wave television show in China (2017) and numerous other cases in administrative, labor, construction, and constitutional law
  • Legal Advisor for Stronghold Technology Co. Ltd. (current)
  • Legal consultation with Seoul City 120 Call Center on direct employment (2015)
  • Legal consultation with the Seoul Metro Corporation on labor directors (2015)
  • Consultation for the National Human Rights Commission of Korea on the Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction (2017)
  • Legal consultation for the City of Pyeongtaek’s urban development project in the Jije Segyo Area (2017)
  • Legal consultation for the City of Seongnam on living wages ordinance (2015)
  • Legal consultation on whether the consignment guarantee business of the Korea Technology Finance corporation constitutes a conflict of interest under the Banking Act (2016) and numerous other legal consultations for municipal governments and small and medium-sized enterprises
Research and Press
  • “Silent No Longer: The Language of Peace”, Grinbi, 2011.
  • “The Right to Peace, Human Rights from Below: With an Emphasis on the ‘Right to Peace’ Discourse in Korean Social Activism”, 『Economics and Society』 91, 2011.
  • 「A Study on the Current State of Military Investigations and Judiciary, and Suggestions for Their Improvement」, research project for the National Human Rights Commission (joint researcher), 2016.
  • Contributed columns to the Hankyoreh (2017), Hankyoreh 21 (2017), SisaIN (2013-2016) and other media.