Yulchon is a full-service international law firm headquartered in Seoul, Korea with a broad client base comprising major domestic and foreign companies. We employ over 400 professionals, including more than 60 licensed in jurisdictions outside of Korea. Having represented clients from six continents and helped companies expand around the globe, we have the global reach and capabilities to effectively break through boundaries across cultures and practices.
As a multidisciplinary group of experts, we are agile, adaptable, but above all, passionate about our commitment to delivering world-class service to our world-class clients. We are frequently retained to negotiate complex transactions, help draft new legislation and regulations and represent clients in high-stakes adversarial proceedings. Through the firm’s ‘One Firm Partnership’ philosophy, we maintain high standards of excellence and value a culture of collaborative problem solving. But above all, strong relationships with government agencies and other international law firms keep us nimble and ready to take decisive action.
Recent honors include: Financial Times’ 'Most Innovative Law Firm' in Korea for two consecutive years (2015–2016); The Asian Lawyer’s 'Asian Law Firm of the Year'; International Tax Review’s 'Asia Tax Transactions Firm of the Year' and 'South Korea Tax Firm of the Year' and Tier 1 for Tax and Transfer Pricing; IFLR1000’s band 1 for competition and M&A; The Legal 500’s tier 1 for Tax, Antitrust and Competition, Real Estate, and Employment; and 'Top 100 Law Firm in the World' for 14 consecutive years by Global Competition Review.