The Republic of Korea or commonly known as South Korea (“Korea”) has a market economy that ranks 11th in the world by nominal GDP and 13th by purchasing power parity. It is a developed country with a developed market and a high-income economy. Major industries include electronics, telecommunications, automobile production, chemicals, shipbuilding and construction.
Lex Mundi provides coverage in South Korea through its member firm, Lee & Ko. Lee & Ko is a leading, full service law firm in Korea with particular strengths in the areas of corporate and M&A (including foreign direct investment), finance and banking, tax and customs, antitrust and competition, labor and employment, international trade, real estate, construction, technology media and telecommunications, disputes (domestic and cross-border litigation and arbitration), and IP. The firm represents leading multinational corporations and domestic corporations as well as financial institutions on many of the largest and most complex matters involving Korea.