Kim & Chang

South Korea

39, Sajik-ro 8-gil, Jongno-gu
South Korea

+82 2 3703 1114

+82 2 737 9091/9092

Key contacts:

Managing Partner: Kye Sung Chung
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Managing Partner: Kyung Taek Jung
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Quick facts:

Number of professionals: 1,700
Languages: Korean, English, German, Greek, French, Dutch, Chinese, Japanese, Kannada, Vietnamese, Russian, Spanish, Swedish

Established in 1973, Kim & Chang is Korea’s premier law firm with a market leading position in all practice areas including antitrust and competition; banking; capital markets; corporate governance; corporate investigations and white collar defense; discovery; energy; engineering and construction; environment; financial regulation and compliance; financing; fintech; game, resort and entertainment; insolvency and restructuring; insurance; intellectual property; international arbitration and cross-border litigation; international trade and customs; labor and employment; life sciences and healthcare; litigation; maritime; mergers and acquisitions; privacy and data security; private equity; real estate; securities; serious accidents punishment act; tax; and technology, media and telecommunications.

Our strong foundation is built on the breadth and depth of our talent. Our professionals include lawyers, tax lawyers, patent and trademark attorneys, accountants, and other subject matter and industry experts totaling more than 1,700 professionals today. Our teams work seamlessly in close coordination with each other with the highest commitment to creating innovative solutions to the legal and business challenges that our clients face.

Based in Seoul, with offices in Hong Kong, Ho Chi Minh City and Singapore, we are particularly known for our cross-border expertise. We have advised on some of the largest, most complex and demanding transactions and legal challenges in Korea and around the world. We have built a track record of first-of-their-kind, groundbreaking solutions that have had a profound impact on the law and business. Our attorneys are licensed in multiple jurisdictions, including Australia, Belgium, Canada, China, England and Wales, France, Germany, Greece, Hong Kong, India, the Netherlands, New Zealand, the US and Vietnam in addition to Korea. With our growing regional networks and collaborative relationships with reputable law firms across Asia and around the globe, our clients with multi-jurisdictional interests have come to rely on us as a “one-stop shop” of the highest quality.

  • Banking and finance
  • Capital markets
  • Competition/antitrust
  • Construction
  • Corporate and M&A
  • Dispute resolution
  • Regulatory
  • Intellectual property
  • Labour and employment
  • Investment funds
  • Private equity
  • Restructuring and insolvency
  • Tax

  • Aviation and shipping
  • Banking and financial services
  • Consumer goods and services
  • Energy
  • Industrials and manufacturing
  • Infrastructure
  • Insurance
  • Materials
  • Media and entertainment
  • Mining
  • Oil and gas
  • Pharmaceuticals and life sciences
  • Real estate
  • Technology and telecommunications

Suites 808-809, 8/F, Alexandra House
18 Chater Road, Central
Hong Kong
Hong Kong

T: +852 3468 6390
F: +852 3620 2889

Suite 1601, Deutsches Haus
33 Le Duan Boulevard District 1
Ho Chi Minh City

T: +84 28 3827 5176
F: +84 28 3827 5186

Six Battery Road, #29-05
Singapore 049909

T: +65 6976 3040