Parnas Tower, 38F
521 Teheran-ro, Gangnam-gu
Number of fee earners: 570+
Languages: Korean, English, French, German, Spanish, Portuguese, Japanese, Chinese, Russian, Vietnamese, Burmese and Cambodian
Practice Areas: Corporate & Finance, Antitrust & Competition, Dispute Resolution, IP & Technology, 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 570 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.
Yulchon M&A team successfully advised F&F Co., Ltd. in its strategic investment through Centroid PE in the acquisition of 19th Holdings Cooperatief U.A. holding TaylorMade Golf Co., Inc.
Sung Bom PARK
Represented Woowa Brothers, a Korean start-up online food delivery platform company, in its $4 billion acquisition by Germany’s Delivery Hero before the KFTC as the seller’s Korean merger control counsel.
Dong Soo KIM
Tax advisory services in connection with IGIS Asset Management’s acquisition of an Amazon logistics center located in New Mexico through a real estate fund
Real Estate & Construction
Ju Bong PARK
Successfully represented HYUNDAI E&C in its lawsuit against the Korea Rural Community Corporation(KRC)
Il Bong MOON
Representing the Korea Exchange in a Civil Action Brought by the Shareholders of Gamma Nu Inc. Seeking Damages Against the KRX for the Exchange’s Decision to Delist Gamma Nu
Intellectual Property & Technology
Yulchon successfully defended a patent relating to water purification technology owned by Chungho Nais in a patent invalidation proceeding filed by its competitor Coway from the KIPTAB all the way to the Korean Supreme Court.
Labour & Employment
Sang Wook CHO
Successfully representing SK Hynix in litigation in which employees are seeking to characterize profit-sharing bonuses as “wages” which must be included in the base rate for statutory severance benefits and other entitlements.
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