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Established in 1973, we are today Korea’s premier law firm, and one of Asia’s leading law firms.

We are the market leader in all major practice areas and industries, including: corporate; mergers and acquisitions; antitrust and competition; banking and finance; securities and capital markets; litigation and arbitration; bankruptcy/corporate restructuring; international trade and customs; tax; intellectual property; product liability; privacy and data security; labor and employment; real estate and construction; environment; technology, media and telecom; FinTech and e-commerce; healthcare/pharmaceuticals/medical devices; consumer products; and maritime.

Our strong foundation is built upon the breadth and depth of our talent.  Our professionals include lawyers, tax lawyers, patent and trademark attorneys, accountants, and other subject matter and industry experts totaling more than 1,500 today.  We work in tight-knit teams, committed to creating innovative solutions to the legal and business challenges that our clients face in growing their business.

We have advised on some of the largest, most complex, and demanding transactions in Korea and around the world.  We counsel both private and public entities.  We have built a track record of “first-of-its-kind” and groundbreaking solutions that have had a profound impact on the law and in business.

We are particularly known for our cross-border expertise.  Our attorneys are licensed in multiple jurisdictions, including Korea, as well as Australia, Belgium, Canada, China, England and Wales, France, Germany, the Netherlands, New Zealand, and the U.S.  With our growing regional network and our collaborative relationships with reputable law firms across Asia and around the globe, our clients with multi-jurisdictional interests have come to rely on us as a “one-stop shop” of the highest quality.

  • Number of professionals: 1,500+
  • Languages
  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Dutch
  • Japanese
  • Korean
  • Swedish
  • Chinese

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