Korea: OMM litigator joins Yulchon as international disputes co-head

BY Aparna Sai |

Seoul-headquartered Yulchon has recruited YongSang Kim to co-head its international dispute resolution team from O’Melveny & Myers, where he was that firm’s office co-representative in the Korean…

White & Case adds M&A local partner in Seoul

BY Aparna Sai |

White & Case has hired M&A lawyer Won Sun Jung as a local partner in Seoul. Jung joins from an in-house role.

Finalists revealed: ALB Korea Law Awards 2019

BY Asian Legal Business |

The renowned ALB Korea Law Awards is returning for its seventh edition this year, to take place on Nov. 15 at Conrad Seoul.

Korea’s Yulchon in collaboration arrangement with ZICO Law Myanmar

BY Aparna Sai |

ZICO Law Myanmar, the Yangon-based member of the ZICO Law network, has entered into a collaboration with Korea’s Yulchon in order to serve Korean clients in Myanmar and vice-versa.

Korea’s Yoon & Yang hires former prosecutor as a managing partner

BY Aparna Sai |

Korean law firm Yoon & Yang has appointed Sungwook Cho, a former chief prosecutor with the Daejeon High Prosecutors’ Office, as a managing partner in Seoul. 

Clifford Chance loses Korea head

BY Elizabeth Beattie |

Kim Hyun-suk, the head of Clifford Chance’s Korea office, will soon leave the firm, marking the latest in a series of exits from the UK firm’s Seoul operation.

Oon & Bazul launches Korea practice with BKL hire

BY Aparna Sai |

Singapore law firm Oon & Bazul has launched a Korea practice after hiring arbitration specialist Julia Yu as a partner from Bae, Kim & Lee, where she was a special counsel. Yu will lead the…