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Bae, Kim & Lee LLC

Dispute Resolution: Litigation

3 ranked lawyersBand 1South KoreaGlobal 2021 View ranking table
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What the team is known for

Highly regarded practice, well known for handling a diverse range of litigation, including commercial matters, criminal defence and prosecution. Fully equipped to advise on real estate and project finance litigation cases. Has a strong following among Korean companies in various sectors from construction, automotive and finance to retail, hospitality and technology. Well placed to advise on cross-jurisdictional mandates, thanks to the firm's network of offices in China, Myanmar, Vietnam and the UAE.

Notable practitioners

One appreciative client highlights Byoung Ha Jeon 's extensive experience in the litigation space, noting: "He provides fundamental insights into litigation tactics and strategies, and knows how to efficiently assign resources to his client." He heads the firm's corporate litigation team and is experienced in handling disputes in the financial, real estate and construction sectors.

According to one impressed source, Tony Kang (Dongwook Kang) "has good peripheral vision on legal issues, and emotional intelligence in terms of understanding the dynamics involved in litigation." He represents clients in litigation spanning various sectors and is particularly adept at handling cross-border cases involving US and European jurisdictions.

Wu Cheol Song is highlighted by market sources for his well-regarded reputation in the litigation sphere. He brings to bear over two decades of experience acting as a senior judge, and his recent experience involves representing companies in tax, damages and IP-associated disputes.

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Overview

BKL has long been regarded as the undisputed leader among Korean law firms in the areas of litigation and dispute resolution. Founded in 1980 as a litigation firm, BKL has, over the past 35 years, earned an unparalleled reputation for excellence by consistently delivering successful results for its clients. Boasting high success rates in civil, criminal and commercial litigation cases, BKL has successfully prosecuted or defended some of the most high profile litigation cases in Korea. With an exceptional track record and uncompromising quality standards, BKL is fully committed to preserving its hard-earned reputation as the top litigation firm in Korea.

Our expertise covers a wide range of civil, criminal and commercial litigation, including corporate and commercial disputes, hostile takeovers, director and officer liability suits, unfair trade practices, IP litigation, privacy infringement claims, class actions, construction litigation and bankruptcy, to name a few, and all stages of litigation from provisional injunctions to appeals, enforcements, and of course, recognitions of foreign awards. BKL frequently represents foreign parties before Korean courts and also maintains an active outbound practice assisting Korean parties involved in litigation in foreign jurisdictions.

With a global client base spanning nearly every area of business and industry, BKL is proud to remain your first choice for litigation and arbitration in Korea.

Members

Lee, Hyung Suk (Head of Department)

Hong, Kitae

Lee, Injae

Song, Wu Cheol

Clients

Berjaya Jeju Resort Co., Ltd.

FELDA Malaysia

Hyundai Oilbank Co., Ltd.

Korea Trade Insurance Corporation

KT Corp.

Mirae Asset Daewoo

NAVER Corp.

Nissan Motor Corporation

Samsung Group (Samsung Electronics, Samsung C&T etc)

The Export-Import Bank of Korea

Industries

Automobiles & Parts

Banks

Chemicals

Construction & Materials

Consumer Product Manufacturing

Education

Energy

Financial Services

Government

Industrial Engineering

Media

Pharmaceuticals & Life Sciences

Private Clients / Individuals

Real Estate

Real Estate Finance

Retail

Software & Computer Services

Technology, Hardware & Electronics

Utilities

Dispute Resolution: Litigation

Bae, Kim & Lee LLC

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Location

Tower B, Centropolis, Ujeongguk-ro

Jongno-gu

Seoul

Seoul

South Korea

03161

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Chambers Research is conducted by 200 Research Analysts, across 200 jurisdictions and provides nearly 6,000 rankings tables. Annually we collect hundreds of thousands of responses from clients, the majority via in-depth interview. Learn more about our methodology.

South Korea

Dispute Resolution: Litigation


Byoung Ha Jeon
Band 3
Tony (Dongwook) Kang
Band 1
Wu Cheol Song
Band 3