Bae Kim & Lee

South Korea

Tower B, Centropolis
26 Ujeongguk-ro, Jongno-gu
Seoul 03161
South Korea

+82 2 3404 0000

+82 2 3404 0001

Key contacts:

Managing Partner: Joonki Yi
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Quick facts:

Number of lawyers : 600
Network memberships: IBA (International Bar Association), Inter-Pacific Bar Association(IPBA), American Bar Association(ABA), WLG (World Law Group), LAWASIA, International Association of Korean Lawyers (IAKL), International Association of Defense Counsel (IADC), etc.
Languages: Korea, English, Mandarin, Cantonese, Japanese, French, German, Spanish, Vietnamese, Burmese, Portuguese

Founded in 1980, Bae, Kim & Lee LLC is among the largest law firms in South Korea with over 800 professionals.

Headquartered in Seoul, BKL maintains overseas offices in China (Beijing, Shanghai), Hong Kong, Vietnam (Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City), Myanmar (Yangon) and Singapore.

With over 20 practice groups specializing in every significant area of law for business, BKL delivers expedient advice and resourceful advocacy across a broad cross-section of industries, guided by a clear understanding of the commercial needs of our clients.

  • Asset finance
  • Banking
  • Capital markets: Debt
  • Capital markets: Derivatives
  • Capital markets: Equity
  • Capital markets: High yield
  • Competition
  • Covered bonds
  • Financial restructuring
  • Financial services regulatory
  • Hedge funds
  • Investment funds
  • Islamic finance
  • M&A
  • Private equity
  • Private equity funds
  • Project bonds
  • Project development
  • Project finance
  • Real estate finance
  • Real estate funds
  • Restructuring and insolvency
  • Securitisation
  • Structured finance/securitisation
  • Trade finance