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Lee & Ko consistently ranks among the largest and most highly respected law firms in Korea.

Lee & Ko is a premier full-service law firm whose clients benefit from the firm's unequalled depth of resources. Founded in 1977, the firm has grown to more than 700 professionals, organised into over 40 specialised teams. We have the experience, professionalism and capability to manage the most complicated cases.

For each client and matter entrusted to us, Lee & Ko always endeavours to deliver superior legal services, focused on fully satisfying the client's unique requirements. We pride ourselves on our ability to devise practical, efficient and effective solutions. We coordinate and cooperate to ensure that every client's case benefits from the full range of expertise available from our attorneys and other professionals acting within teams.


Recognition & Awards

  • Best Firm in South Korea, Euromoney (2019)
  • Korea Deal Firm of the Year, Thomson Reuters (2019)
  • Korea Finance Firm of the Year, The Asian Lawyer (2019)
  • Korea TMT Firm of the Year,
    The Asian Lawyer (2019)
  • Korea Patent Firm of the Year, Asia IP Awards (2019)
  • Korea Trademark Contentious Firm of the Year Award 2019, MIP (2019)
  • Labour and Employment Law Firm of the Year, Thomson Reuters (2018)
  • Behavioural Matter of the Year (Asia-Pacific, Middle East and Africa), Global Competition Review (2017)
  • Transfer Pricing firm of the Year, Euromoney ITR Asia Tax Awards (2016)
  • Ranked in the top tier in all, or a majority of, practice areas by The Legal 500: Asia Pacific, IFLR1000, Asialaw and Chambers Asia

 

Practice areas

  • Corporate and M&A
  • Banking, finance and securities
  • Litigation (civil and criminal)
  • International arbitration
  • Tax and customs
  • Antitrust and competition
  • Labour and employment
  • Intellectual property

Firm details

  • Number of attorneys: 646
  • Number of partners: 317
  • Offices: Seoul, Beijing, Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City
  • Languages: Korean, English, Chinese, Japanese, German, French, Spanish, Russian and Vietnamese

Over 40 specialised teams

  • Anti-corruption and FCPA
  • Antitrust and competition
  • Aviation
  • Banking
  • Bankruptcy
  • Insolvency and corporate restructuring
  • Capital markets and securities
  • Class actions and consumer claims
  • Construction
  • Consumer goods and services
  • Corporate and M&A
  • Corporate governance
  • Derivatives
  • Entertainment
  • Environment
  • Finance (acquisition finance, asset finance, project finance and structured finance)
  • Foreign direct investment
  • Healthcare
  • Industry and manufacturing
  • Infrastructure
  • Insurance
  • Intellectual property
  • Internal investigations
  • International arbitration
  • International practice (Chinese, European, Japanese practice)
  • International trade
  • Investment funds
  • Labour and employment
  • Litigation (civil and criminal)
  • Maritime and shipping
  • Overseas investment
  • Private equity and venture capital
  • Privatisation
  • Product liability
  • Real estate
  • Regulatory compliance
  • Tax and customs (tax consulting, audits, dispute resolution and transfer pricing)
  • Technology
  • Media and telecommunications
  • White-collar crime

Hanjin Building

63 Namdaemun-ro, Jung-gu

Seoul 04532, South Korea

Tel: +82 2 772 4000

Fax: +82 2 772 4001/2

Email: mail@leeko.com

Website: www.leeko.com

Seoul, Korea

Hanjin Building 63 Namdaemun-ro

Seoul, Korea

Hanjin Building 63 Namdaemun-ro, Jung-gu
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Arbitration

Korea

David Kim

David Kim

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Saemee Kim

Saemee Kim

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Sean (Sungwoo) Lim

Sean (Sungwoo) Lim

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Banking

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Woo Young Jung

Woo Young Jung

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Yeo Kyoon Yoon

Yeo Kyoon Yoon

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Business Crime Defence

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Yong Seok Ahn

Yong Seok Ahn

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Capital Markets

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Wonkyu Han

Wonkyu Han

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Competition

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Yong Seok Ahn

Yong Seok Ahn

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Dong-Pyo Hong

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Hwan Jeong

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Suruyn Kim

Suruyn Kim

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Construction

Korea

Chan Ik Jang

Chan Ik Jang

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Dong Eun Kim

Dong Eun Kim

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Hun Ko

Hun Ko

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Corporate Tax

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Sang Kie Lee

Sang Kie Lee

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Jay Shim

Jay Shim

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Data

Korea

Ju Bong Jang

Ju Bong Jang

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Soon-Yub Samuel Kwon

Soon-Yub Samuel Kwon

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Kwang Bae Park

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Energy

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Jin Young Jung

Jin Young Jung

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Jongkwan Peck

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Environment

Korea

Tong Keun Seol

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Franchise

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Sun Chang

Sun Chang

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Jae Hoon Kim

Jae Hoon Kim

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Terry Kim

Terry Kim

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Investigations

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Yong Seok Ahn

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Labour Employment & Benefits

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Changsoo Jin

Changsoo Jin

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Hwa Sung Lee

Hwa Sung Lee

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Sang Hoon Lee

Sang Hoon Lee

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Hyun Seok Song

Hyun Seok Song

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Litigation

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Dong Ha Kim

Dong Ha Kim

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Jae Hoon Kim

Jae Hoon Kim

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Won Seok Ko

Won Seok Ko

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Heung Seop Song

Heung Seop Song

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M&A and Governance

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Sang Gon Kim

Sang Gon Kim

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Hyeong Gun Lee

Hyeong Gun Lee

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Mining

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Patents

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Sun Chang

Sun Chang

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Jae Hoon Kim

Jae Hoon Kim

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Young Mo Kwon

Young Mo Kwon

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Choong Jin Oh

Choong Jin Oh

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Hwan Sung Park

Hwan Sung Park

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Mu Song Seo

Mu Song Seo

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Private Funds

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Wonkyu Han

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Project Finance

Korea

Tom Shin

Tom Shin

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Real Estate

Korea

Chan Ik Jang

Chan Ik Jang

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Dong Eun Kim

Dong Eun Kim

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Hun Ko

Hun Ko

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Restructuring & Insolvency

Korea

Eunjai Lee

Eunjai Lee

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Wan Shik Lee

Wan Shik Lee

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Trade & Customs

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Young Jae Cho

Young Jae Cho

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Kichang Chung

Kichang Chung

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Keum Sub Park

Keum Sub Park

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Trademarks

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Sun Chang

Sun Chang

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Jae Hoon Kim

Jae Hoon Kim

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Young Mo Kwon

Young Mo Kwon

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Choong Jin Oh

Choong Jin Oh

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Hwan Sung Park

Hwan Sung Park

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Mu Song Seo

Mu Song Seo

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Transport

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Jin Young Jung

Jin Young Jung

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Woo Young Jung

Woo Young Jung

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HK Helen Sohn

HK Helen Sohn

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Competition

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