Seoul -headquartered Yulchon has recruited YongSang Kim to co-head its international dispute resolution team from O’Melveny & Myers, where he was that firm’s office co-representative in the Korean capital.
The seventh edition of the ALB Korea Law Awards, held on Nov. 15 at Conrad Seoul, once again proved to be a grand success as it showcased the best of the country’s legal industry.
The renowned ALB Korea Law Awards is returning for its seventh edition this year, to take place on Nov. 15 at Conrad Seoul. This annual event will continue to give recognition to the outstanding legal practitioners, top law firms and most important deals from within and around Korea.
ZICO Law Myanmar, the Yangon-based member of the ZICO Law network, has entered into a collaboration with Korea’s Yulchon in order to serve Korean clients in Myanmar and vice-versa.
The ALB Employer of Choice Rankings were compiled talking into account responses from more than 2,500 private practice lawyers across Asia, ranging from managing partners to paralegals, as well as our own market knowledge.
Korean law firm Yoon & Yang has appointed Sungwook Cho, a former chief prosecutor with the Daejeon High Prosecutors’ Office, as a managing partner in Seoul.
Korean prosecutors have raided the offices of two lawyers working for Kim & Chang, Korea’s largest firm, over allegations they colluded with a former chief justice to intentionally delay the ruling in a case involving the forced labour of Koreans when the country was a Japanese colony.
Weil, Gotshal & Manges has advised SoftBank’s Vision Fund in its investment of $2 billion in South Korean e-commerce firm Coupang, which was represented by Hughes Hubbard.