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Bae, Kim & Lee LLC

Dispute Resolution: White-Collar Crime

Band 2South KoreaAsia-Pacific 2022 View ranking table
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What the team is known for

Bae, Kim & Lee enjoys an excellent reputation in the white-collar crime area, with a team composed of former prosecutors and judges. Handles both contentious and compliance-related mandates, has extensive experience of working with regulatory agencies, and specialises in advising both companies and individuals involved in criminal trials and internal investigations. Well placed to advise on cross-jurisdictional issues, thanks to an extensive network of regional offices, and praised for its ready creation of robust multidisciplinary teams. Works for domestic and international corporations from a wide variety of sectors including healthcare, automotive and technology. Key clients include Olympus Korea and E-Mart Inc. Offices in Seoul and Pangyo.

Work highlights

Bae, Kim & Lee represented Samsung Medical Center for allegedly interrupting an epidemiological survey of MERS disease and successfully defended all defendants against all charges, resulting in acquittal by the district court.

Notable practitioners

Jin Han Lee is a key contact for clients.

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BKL White Color Defense Group has successfully represented and advised multinational and Korean corporate clients and financial institutions as well as individuals on high-profile cases and investigations. We build upon strengths and breadth of experience across multiple disciplines within BKL to properly address complexities of any given issue.

Our group includes a number of former prosecutors, such as a former Prosecutor General, former police officers, and other former high-ranking regulators. In recognition of ever-increasing importance of accurate and timely analysis of digital materials, we also have invested significantly in our in-house discovery capabilities with top technology and full-time discovery professionals with requisite knowledge of rapidly developing digital forensics and in-depth investigation experience. Together with our forensics experts and our other renowned practice groups, we advise in all aspect of white collar and regulatory enforcement matters from strategic consultation and advice to mitigate or avoid potential criminal matters to successful defense and remedial measures. 
Our group also has extensive experience in working with foreign law firms on multijurisdictional investigations and enforcement actions by regulatory authorities in the United States and other nations.


Lee, Jin Han (Head of Department)

Chae, Jae Hoon

Heo, Chul Ho

Jung, Soo Bong

Kim, Il Yeon

Kwon, Soon Ik

Lee, Jeong Ho

Lee, Kyung Hoon

Lee, Sangchul

Lee, Seung-Sup

Moon, Kangbae

Park, Jun Ki

Park, Jungho

Song, Jinwook

Dispute Resolution: White-Collar Crime

Bae, Kim & Lee LLC


Tower B, Centropolis, Ujeongguk-ro




South Korea


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