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.
Established in 2006, Moon & Song has continuously provided exceptional legal service to international shipping businesses as Korea’s leading maritime specialist law firm. Our founding partner, Mr. Kwang-Myeong Moon had long pioneered the field of maritime law for 20 years and built up abundant experiences.
Offering our clients timely, extensive and comprehensive legal service based on years of experience and expertise, we have earned a strong reputation for contentious and non-contentious maritime matters, and kept the top tier (“Tier 1”) on shipping in the Legal 500 for several years. With a sound understanding of the industry, we are now recognized as a specialist advisor to both shipping and insurance sectors.
Currently, Moon & Song is the top choice for major P&I Clubs, Insurers, Shipowners and Charterers on major maritime cases 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
Established in 1973, Kim & Chang is Korea’s premier law firm with a market leading position in all major practice areas including antitrust and competition; banking; capital markets; corporate investigations and white collar defence; environment; financial regulation and compliance; financing; fintech; health; insolvency and restructuring; insurance; intellectual property; international arbitration and cross-border litigation; international trade and customs; labour and employment; litigation; mergers and acquisitions; privacy and data security; private equity; real estate; securities; shipping; 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 totalling more than 1,600 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 and Ho Chi Minh City, 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-its-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, 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.
As one of Korea’s leading full-service law firms, Jipyong LLC (‘Jipyong’) prides itself on the global perspective and experience it brings to its clients’ cases, the depth and breadth of its practice specializations, and the creative problem-solving expertise of its lawyers. With a network of 11 offices across Asia and beyond, the firm provides a one-stop destination for cross-border legal and consulting services; its strong domestic and international client base relies on the firm’s in-depth knowledge of diverse local markets and innovative, business-minded solutions. Jipyong is committed to professional excellence and exceptional client service, underpinned by an unwavering adherence to ethics and social responsibility through pro bono and community service.
CHOI & KIM is a boutique law firm founded by prominent senior lawyers in 1997, providing legal services in areas of maritime & aviation, specialized insurance such as PAR, FIPI & D&O, and cross-border litigation & arbitration.