BKL Named Best Firm in South Korea at Euromoney Asia Women in Business Law Awards 2017

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Kim & Lee ("BKL") has been named the "Best Firm in South Korea" at the Euromoney
Legal Media Group Asia Women in Business Law Awards 2017 hosted by the global legal
publisher Euromoney Legal Media Group on November 9, 2017 at the JW Marriott
Hotel in Hong Kong. Furthermore, senior partner Il Young CHO was honored as the
best lawyer in transfer pricing while senior patent attorney Catherine
Eunkyeong LEE was recognized as the best lawyer in patent and trademark
prosecution among Asia's leading women in the legal profession.

Legal Media Group (“Euromoney LMG”) is the legal publishing arm of Euromoney
Institutional Investor PLC, the world-renowned business information group, with
offices in London, New York and Hong Kong. The group publishes market-leading law
magazines, including International Financial Law Review (IFLR) and Managing Intellectual
Property, for in-house counsel, external practitioners and industry leaders
around the world.

annual Asia Women in Business Law Awards was organized in 2011 to foster women’s
leadership and promote women-friendly working environments in the legal sector
across Asia. Euromoney LMG selects winners for practice area categories, firm
awards and country awards based on their initiatives for gender diversity,
innovation, work-life balance, pro-bono work and talent management. The country
award, in particular, is a highly coveted award given to a single law firm in
each country that has set the standard in promoting gender diversity in the
work place and contributed to the advancement of women in the legal profession.
BKL claimed the honor of winning the country award for South Korea and also being
shortlisted for 12 awards, procuring the highest number of shortlisted entries
among Korean law firms.

the first Korean law firm to establish the ‘Women Lawyers Forum,’ BKL endeavors
to increase female leadership and talent, and to create women-friendly workplaces.
We will further advance our efforts to support our female professionals’ growth
into great leaders,” commented Ms. CHO in response to the firm’s outstanding
achievements in the Euromoney Legal Media Group Asia Women in Business Law
Awards 2017.

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