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Lee & Ko

Technology, Media, Telecoms (TMT)

4 ranked lawyersBand 2South KoreaAsia-Pacific 2022 View ranking table
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What the team is known for

Lee & Ko's notable TMT department serves an impressive roster of global telecommunications and ITC companies and national mobile providers. Acts on significant transactional and contentious matters concerning mobile banking, e-commerce and broadcasting, including mandates involving fintech, cloud computing issues and retransmission disputes. Routinely advises on regulatory issues for government agencies and regulators. Also well versed in data protection and privacy issues. Its diverse clientele includes e-commerce companies and platform service and content providers, as well as automotive manufacturers and financial institutions, with examples including Woori Bank, Hyundai Motor and Audi Volkswagen.

Strengths

Clients enthuse about Lee & Ko: "They have a deep and broad spectrum of knowledge, experience and resources to handle whatever specific requests come from our end."

Work highlights

Lee & Ko advised Coupang on its compliance system and data protection issues, including with regard to its entry into the OTT market.

Notable practitioners

Hwan Kyoung Ko is respected for his expertise in regulatory TMT matters in South Korea. His experience involves advising companies from the technology, financial services, automotive and telecoms sectors on data protection, cybersecurity and licensing and general regulatory matters.

Ju Bong Jang remains a popular choice of counsel among leading Korean and international companies, in addition to regulatory agencies. His broad experience includes advising clients from the telecoms and media sectors on transactional matters.

Kwang Bae Park "knows how to manage the team to maintain the sharpness of legal reasoning, and he never forgets to review the work with the perspective of business," appreciates a source.He remains a highly regarded figure in South Korea's legal market and leverages over two decades of experience advising telecoms and technology companies on a range of data privacy issues, cybersecurity and regulatory matters.

Samuel Kwo n is an experienced lawyer in South Korea who previously served as the executive vice-president of SK Group's information and telecoms division. His areas of focus include transactional and regulatory mandates in the technology and telecoms sectors.

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Overview

Lee & Ko’s TMT Practice Group is dedicated to serving the needs of clients in the media, telecommunications and IT sectors. With more than 40 attorneys and industry specialists who have collectively accumulated unparalleled know-how and expertise handling the entire spectrum of regulatory issues that have arisen in the TMT field, we provide well-balanced, insightful and useful guidance to our clients across all legal, policy-making and business aspects of the TMT industry. Keeping abreast with new trends in the TMT industry, we always seek to provide insightful guidance to numerous clients in relation to new business opportunities as well. Our clients speak highly of Lee & Ko’s TMT Practice Group for the provision of tailored, on-point legal advice based on years of experience, an in-depth understanding of the TMT field, and its comprehensive analysis of various regulatory issues. In helping our clients minimize their legal risks, our TMT Practice Group has solidified its position in the industry as the #1 go-to law firm.

Technology, Media, Telecoms (TMT)

Lee & Ko

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Location

Hanjin Building

63 Namdaemun-ro

Jung-gu

Seoul

Seoul

South Korea

04532

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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

Technology, Media, Telecoms (TMT)


Hwan Kyoung Ko
Band 2
Ju Bong Jang
Band 3
Kwang Bae Park
Band 1
Samuel Kwon
Band 4