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The expanded role of the Constitutional Court has meant that its judgments now increasingly affect individuals, corporations, public institutions, and local governments.

Yulchon is well versed in advising clients on their options before the Constitutional Court and whether certain laws may be challenged for being unconstitutional and how best to pursue such claims. This practical experience is coupled with unrivalled legal expertise as the Constitutional Law Disputes Team is able to draw on professionals who have previously worked as Judicial Researchers at the Supreme Court and the Constitutional Court. As a result, Yulchon has been uniquely successful in representing their clients before the Constitutional Court.
 

Major Practice Areas

  • Petitions involving declaration of unconstitutionality of subject laws
  • Constitutional complaint cases
  • Adjudication on jurisdiction disputes
  • Related provisional injunctions

Petitions involving declaration of unconstitutionality of subject laws

  • Requested review of the unconstitutionality of the Medical Service Act 
  • Requested review of the unconstitutionality of the Special Act on the Improvement of Teachers’ Status
  • Applied for constitutional petition regarding the unconstitutionality of the addenda on the Farmland Act
  • Applied for constitutional petition regarding the unconstitutionality of the National Land Planning and Utilization Act

Constitutional complaint cases

  • Confirmation of the unconstitutionality of approval for foreigner-exclusive casino
  • Confirmation of the unconstitutionality of the restriction on the building altitude
  • Confirmation of the unconstitutionality of the Act on the Promotion of Taekwondo and Creation of Taekwondo Park

Adjudication on jurisdiction disputes

  • Impeachment case of the former president Roh
  • Jurisdiction dispute between members of the National Assembly and the President
  • Jurisdiction dispute between the City of Seoul and the State
  • Jurisdiction dispute between the Province of Gyeongsangnam-do and the State

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