Parnas Tower, 38F
521 Teheran-ro, Gangnam-gu
Number of fee earners: 520+
Languages: Korean, English, French, German, Spanish, Portuguese, Japanese, Chinese, Russian, Vietnamese, Burmese and Cambodian
Practice Areas: Corporate & Finance, Antitrust & Competition, Dispute Resolution, Intellectual Property, Labor & Employment, Real Estate & Construction, Tax
Regional Practices: China, EU (France, Germany), Japan, Latin America & Iberia, Middle East, North Korea, Southeast Asia (Myanmar, Indonesia, Vietnam), Russia & Commonwealth of Independent States
Yulchon’s name is formed from two Chinese characters that mean, “a community of legal experts.” With more than 520 lawyers and specialists across seven practice groups and 12 industry teams, and with six overseas offices, Yulchon’s experienced professionals work together in a culture of excellence, innovation and collaboration to address the challenges our clients face. Since its founding in 1997, Yulchon has become the fastest-growing among Korea’s top law firms. Our perspective is international, and our reach is global. At Yulchon, we put the needs of our clients first, and we are proud that our success is measured by the success and satisfaction of our clients.
Corporate & Finance
Young Su SHIN
Sung Wook EUN
Advised Prudential Financial, Inc. in its sale of the Prudential Life Insurance of Korea, Ltd. To Korea’s KB Financial Group for $1.9 billion, one of the Korean market’s largest M&A deals of 2020.
Sung Bom PARK
Advised Korea’s largest online food delivery platform company Woowa Brothers on Korean merger control issues in its $4 billion sale of the company to Germany’s Delivery Hero.
Dong Soo KIM
Advised KTB Asset Management on its real estate investment in Austria.
Real Estate & Construction
Ju Bong PARK
Successfully represented a consortium of HYUNDAI E&C, GS E&C and SK E&C to win over KRW 200 billion worth of claims regarding the construction of Shin-Hanul nuclear power plants No. 1 and No. 2.
Il Bong MOON
Successfully obtained acquittal for Korea’s ridesharing platform startup SOCAR and VCNC.
Jeong Yeol CHOE
Successfully represented Samsung Electronics and Qualcomm in a complex patent invalidation proceeding against Korea Advanced Institute for Science and Technology (KAIST) before the KIPTAB.
Labour & Employment
Sang Wook CHO
Litigation victory regarding profit-sharing bonuses.