Korea’s premier law firm with more than 800 professionals committed to your success.
Kim & Chang is widely recognized as Korea's premier law firm. Established in 1973, the firm has set the standard for excellence for legal services in every major area of practice including corporate/m&a, antitrust, banking & finance, dispute resolution, intellectual properties as well as other specialties from industry sector. The principles we were founded on and which we still adhere to today allow us to provide the highest-quality legal advice to our clients -- specialization in core practice areas, dedication to meeting the unique needs of each client, and internationalization of staff. Having advised in the majority of major transactions, projects, and cases in Korea, we have earned an unrivalled track record for developing innovative solutions to the increasingly complex legal challenges that our clients face, both in Korea and increasingly overseas.
Outstanding quality of our professionals and staff is the main source of our success. Our professionals include attorneys, patent attorneys, tax attorneys, economists, and sector specialists, who number more than 800 today. Our Korea- and overseas-trained attorneys, foreign attorneys, and other professionals who served in the public sector offer a breadth and depth of resources far beyond that offered by any other law firm in Korea. This inimitable combination of multi-area expertise and on-the-ground understanding of our clients’ businesses allows us to immediately understand clients’ requests, identify the key issues, and craft well-tailored, innovative solutions designed to achieve their objectives in the most effective way.
Our clients comprise an extraordinary roster of multinational corporations, domestic companies, international and domestic financial institutions, and private equity funds. They include most of the companies in the Fortune 500. But whether they are established industry leaders or start-ups, our clients can be assured of receiving the highest-quality advice that is uniquely tailored to their needs.
Areas of involvement
Corporate: Anti-Corruption and Regulatory Compliance/ Antitrust and Competition/ Corporate Governance/ Customs and International Trade/ Energy/ Entertainment/ Environment/ Foreign Direct Investment/ Health/ IT, Telecommunications & Media/ Labor and Employment/ Mergers & Acquisitions/ Overseas Investment/ Private Equity and Venture Capital/ Real Estate & Construction
Criminal Defense: White Collar Criminal Defense
Finance: Acquisition Finance/ Banking/ Capital Markets/ Derivatives/ Insolvency and Restructuring/ Insurance/ Investment Management/ Lease and Transportation Finance/ Project Finance/ Securities/ Structured Finance
Litigation & Arbitration: Construction/ International Arbitration & Cross-Border Litigation/ Litigation/ Product Liability & Consumer Claims/ Shipping
Tax: Finance Tax/ General Tax Consulting/ Tax Audit and Dispute Resolution/ Transfer Pricing
Seyang Building, 223 Naeja-dong, Jongno-gu, Seoul 110-720, Korea