Last Updated: 23 July 2019
has become one of Korea’s premier full-service law firms, maintaining 40 legal practice groups and 700+ legal and other professionals. Lee & Ko is ranked as a first-tier law firm in all practice areas and is recognised as one of the best M&A law firms in Korea. Lee & Ko maintains an excellent ... network of contacts around the world, including long-standing working relationships with leading international law firms. The M&A and management rights dispute team at Lee & Ko retain unparalleled experience. In particular, with regard to shareholder activism, Lee & Ko provides services ranging from consultation to litigation regarding disputes related to corporate management rights. Lee & Ko are at the forefront of developments in shareholders' rights in Korea, recently representing Hanjin KAL against the activist fund KCGI in the pivotal dispute over the exercise of shareholder rights, resulting in a win for Hanjin KAL.
was established in 1973, is among Korea’s premier law firms, and at the forefront of introducing an international model for legal services in Korea. Kim & Chang is a large firm with 1,500 professionals in Seoul, Hong Kong and Ho Chi Minh City. The firm is recognised as one of the best partners by ... clients in Asia, as well as in the global market, and is currently the only Korean law firm ranked in the Global 100 of The American Lawyer. The firm's corporate governance and shareholder disputes practice is composed of attorneys, certified public accountants, tax accountants and industry experts. With specialised regulatory and industry knowledge and extensive experience in a wide array of fields including corporate governance, business restructuring, corporate finance, conglomerate regulations, holding company regulations, intercompany transactions, capital markets, fair trade regulations, financial industry regulations, accounting, tax regulations and more, Kim & Chang provide and implement innovative and comprehensive solutions tailored to the specific needs of clients.