Founded in 1980, Seoul-based BKL is one of the premier law firms in Korea. We provide market-leading legal services in every practice area we cover, including Corporate/M&A, Capital Markets, Finance, Dispute Resolution, Antitrust, Tax, Intellectual Property, Employment, Real Estate, TMT, Maritime and Insurance.
With over 600 attorneys and other professionals located throughout our offices in Seoul, Beijing, Hong Kong, Shanghai, Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City, Yangon and Dubai, BKL has a diverse mix of Korean attorneys, foreign attorneys, tax advisors, industry analysts, former government officials and other specialists in various practice areas who work together in teams to handle matters critical to our clients.
BKL advises a broad range of clients such as Korean conglomerates and government organizations, major international financial institutions and multinational corporations with headquarters in the U.S., Europe and throughout Asia.
We are widely recognized as one of a handful of law firms in Seoul that work with international clients on a daily basis. Many of our professionals speak more than one language and have worked at leading law firms in other countries, equipping them with experience and familiarity in cross-border transactions to assist international clients’ business in Korea as well as Korean clients’ business overseas.
BKL is also a member of the World Law Group with its global network of over fifty law firms and has strong relationships with financial, tax and accounting advisors in various jurisdictions throughout the world, which allows BKL to serve its clients with a global reach.
Client service is the foundation of our legal practice, and our committed professionals view themselves as strategic partners to provide full-service capabilities necessary to meet the needs of our clients.