In this chapter, we highlight 20 leading lawyers for their work advising domestic and international clients in a range of matters, including workplace and sexual harassment, cross-border employment, termination and collective labour relations.
Most Highly Regarded
Kim & Chang receives nine listings in this chapter.
Do-Hyung Lee is an esteemed practitioner who is “very knowledgeable of current trends” and “effective solutions” in labour and employment law.
Paul Cho is the go-to for “the latest in Korean legal developments” and offers “in-house experience” as well as an “understanding of what US-based companies need and want”.
Chun Wook Hyun is “acknowledged as an expert in labour matters in Korea” thanks to his “rich experience and knowledge”.
Wan Joo is “the best labour law attorney in Korea” and is “sought out by major clients and university professors for his expertise”, effuse clients.
Jong Chul Jung comes highly recommended for his “exceptional knowledge of the labour market” as well as his “savvy, customised and insightful legal opinions”.
Lee & Ko receives four listings here.
Chang Soo Jin is renowned for the depth of his experience in labour and employment law.
Don Mun is ranked highly among peers for his profound expertise in labour disputes and human resources advisory work.
Yulchon’s Sang Wook Cho is internationally recognised for his strong handling of labour disputes, investigations and compliance matters.
Hee Chul Kang is a seasoned expert with a wealth of experience in M&A-related employment law.
Soojung Lee is a trusted adviser to major Korean and international companies on all aspects of Korean labour and employment matters.
At Hwang Hong & Co, Brendon Carr is looked upon with enormous favour for his tremendous understanding of contentious and non-contentious employment law.
Ji-Hyung Kim of Jipyong is highly respected for his prior experience as a Supreme Court Justice, as well as his extensive knowledge of labour law.
Jeong Han Lee at Bae Kim & Lee offers 25 years of experience in labour and employment law, as well as deep expertise in labour disputes and restructuring matters.