BKL has one of the largest corporate practices in Korea, with over 100 attorneys devoted to corporate transactions, and many additional professionals ready to advise on adjacent regulatory, tax and other issues. With extensive experience in all areas of investments, mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance and corporate governance, BKL offers an unsurpassed level of expertise hewing to international standards, combined with an agile, pragmatic approach to the many tasks and issues that accompany commercial transactions in Korea.
We advise a wide variety of clients in our corporate practice. They include many firms based in the U.S., Europe and across Asia, and range from Fortune 100 multinationals to high-growth companies and venture capital enterprises, and manufacturers and technology companies as well as financial institutions and private equity groups. Every client can expect a sensible, yet seamless and comprehensive, approach to covering the full legal agenda for each matter.
Our core M&A group of 30 partners and senior associates, many of whom have over a decade of intensive deal experience, is consistently ranked among the top Korean practices in the M&A field, by Chambers Global and other peer- and client-assessed law firm rankings. The practice group offers sophisticated advice covering all stages of a stock or asset acquisition, including deal structuring, due diligence review, negotiation, documentation and closing.
Seo, Dong Woo (Head of Department)
Yi, Joonki (Head of Department)
Jo, Jung Min
Kim, Mok H.
Lee, Keunbyung (KB)
Lee, Oh Ryung
Lee, Seung Yo
Affinity Equity Partners
Hana Financial Group
IMM Private Equity
LG (LG Electronics, LG Display, LG Innotek, LG Ehcmical etc)
Qingdao Doublestar Co., Ltd.
Samsung (Samsung Electronics, Samsung SDS, Samsung C&T etc)
Automobiles & Parts
Charities / Not for Profit
Commercial & Professional Services
Construction & Materials
Consumer Product Manufacturing
Food & Drink Producers
Mining & Metals
Pharmaceuticals & Life Sciences
Software & Computer Services
Travel & Leisure