Lee & Ko

South Korea

Address:
Hanjin Building
63 Namdaemun-ro, Jung-gu
Seoul 04532
South Korea

+82 2 772 4000

+82 2 772 4001/2


Key contacts:

Managing Partner: Yong Seok Ahn
Contact this lawyer
Main contact: Jae Hoon Kim
Contact this lawyer

Quick facts:

Number of Professionals: 700+
Languages: Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese, German, Spanish, French, Russian, Vietnamese


  • Premier full-service law firm in Korea
  • Founded in 1977, and comprising more than 700 professionals, organized into 8 practice groups with 40 specialty teams
  • One-stop service for all legal needs, based on efficient collaboration among highly specialized teams
  • Emphasis on responsiveness & practical solutions
  • 8 major practice groups: (i) corporate and M&A, (ii) banking, finance and securities, (iii) litigation (both civil and criminal) & alternative dispute resolution (iv) tax & customs, (v) antitrust & competition, (vi) labour & employment, (vii) intellectual property and (viii) white-collar crime

  • Antitrust/Competition
  • Aviation
  • Banking
  • Capital markets: Debt/Derivatives/Equity/High yield/Bond
  • Construction
  • Data privacy
  • Energy
  • Energy: Environment
  • Finance: Acquisition/Project/Real estate/Alternative Assets
  • Financial services regulatory
  • FCPA
  • Games
  • Government procurement
  • Healthcare
  • Insurance
  • Internal investigation
  • International arbitration
  • International trade & customs
  • Investment funds
  • Intellectual property
  • Labour & employment
  • Litigation & cross border disputes
  • M&A
  • Pharma, bio & life science
  • PPP/PFI
  • Private equity
  • Project development
  • Real estate
  • Regulatory & compliance
  • Restructuring and insolvency
  • Shipping
  • Tax
  • Technology, media & telecommunication
  • White collar crime

  • Accounting
  • Automotive
  • Aviation
  • Banking
  • Capital market
  • Construction and materials
  • Consumer goods and services
  • Defence Industry
  • Energy
  • Environment
  • Finance
  • Financial services
  • Food and beverage
  • Gaming
  • Government and public policy
  • Healthcare
  • Industrials
  • Insurance
  • Investment management
  • IT & Communication 
  • Media
  • Natural Resources 
  • Oil and gas
  • Pharm and life sciences
  • Real estate
  • Shipping
  • Social infrastructure
  • Transportation 
  • Utilities