With more than 40 years of experience as Korea’s leading full-service law firm, Lee & Ko has a widely recognized and long-established record of excellence in providing expert legal advice and representation to its diverse clientele in domestic and international matters.
Lee & Ko’s in-depth expertise extends to all legal practice areas. Relevant services to the clients are provided by one or more of the five practice groups within the firm including (i) corporate and M&A, (ii) banking, finance and capital market, (iii) intellectual property, (iv) litigation and arbitration, and (v) tax. These five practice groups consist of approximately 40 specialized teams of legal professionals as follows:
- anti-corruption & regulatory compliance
- antitrust and competition
- automotive industry
- bankruptcy, insolvency and corporate restructuring
- capital markets and securities
- class action and consumer claims
- corporate and M&A
- corporate governance
- data privacy
- dispute resolution
- finance (acquisition finance, asset finance, project finance, and structured finance)
- foreign direct investment
- intellectual property
- international practice (Chinese, European, Japanese, Middle East, South East Asia and USA practices)
- international trade (WTO/FTA, anti-dumping)
- labor and employment
- maritime and shipping
- overseas direct investment
- private equity and venture capital
- product liability
- real estate
- tax and customs (tax/customs consulting, audit, dispute resolution, and transfer pricing)
- technology, media and telecommunications
- white-collar crime.
Our highest priority is to build lasting relationships with our clients at all times by being responsive to each client’s specific needs in each matter entrusted to us and by doing our utmost to ensure successful results. Following this approach, Lee & Ko has particularly distinguished itself with a well-earned reputation for its expertise and successful handling of complex cases in many important transactions and cases.
The firm’s quality legal assistance has been rewarded by recognition in the press and in legal sector organizations. All practice areas of the firm and its professionals are consistently ranked as top tier by IFLR 1000, Chambers Asia, Legal 500, Asialaw, and other publications.