- The Legal and Compliance Department of Hyundai Motor Europe won five prestigious industry awards and nominations in the course of 2017
- “Most innovative in-house team” in the FT European Innovative Lawyers Awards, a JUVE final shortlist nomination for the “In-house Team of the Year”, final shortlist nomination for the “Transport & Vehicles Team of the Year” at the WTR Industry Awards and admission of Hyun-Soo Kim, General Legal Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer, to the WTR300: The World’s leading corporate trademark professionals
- The recent admission of Hyun-Soo Kim to the Legal 500 GC Powerlist has been the highlight of the department’s successful year
At the beginning of October, Hyundai Motor Europe’s Legal Department won the award “Innovation in Legal Expertise: Dispute Resolution”, being named a standout in-house team by the Financial Times at the 2017 FT European Innovative Lawyers Awards. The team is now listed in the FT European Innovative Lawyers Top 25 European in-house legal teams rankings. The award acknowledges the efforts of the team to protect Hyundai’s selective distribution system, supporting the company’s long-term business strategy. At the same time, JUVE, one of the most influential publishers of legal information in Germany, nominated the Hyundai team in the final 5 shortlist for the 2017 awards in the category “In-House Team of the Year” for its outstanding strategic performance. The JUVE Awards are renowned as Germany’s most important industry award.
This year’s series of major awards and nominations demonstrates the high level of innovation which our Legal Department puts into its operations. I am very proud that this team is not only one of the most successful in-house teams in the automotive sector, but also a general leading light in the legal industry.
Hyundai Motor is a truly innovation-driven company which ensures the highest standards in products and processes. It’s a great honour to have such an excellent legal team within our ranks, helping to enhance our overall business performance.