"Demonstrates exceptional strength in handling project financing and development, as well as corporate and regulatory matters in this sector. Proven track record for representing South Korea's largest commercial lenders on substantial multi-jurisdictional projects.
– Chambers Asia-Pacific 2015

Korea Practice

The lawyers in Latham & Watkins' Korea Practice, who are located throughout Asia, the Middle East, Europe and the United States, have decades of experience advising on Korea-related matters.

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Providing Sophisticated Legal Counsel

Latham clients benefit from the firm's lawyers' close relationships with key Korean market players, many of which operate as conglomerates with operations in diverse industries such as automotive, banking, communications, electronics, energy, information technologylife sciences and semiconductors. In addition, Latham’s lawyers are fluent in the cultural nuances of conducting business in Korea, and many are bilingual in both English and Korean. 

Comprehensive Scope of Services

Latham has recently been recognized for its roles in many corporate, finance and litigation matters that have helped to shape the commercial landscape in Korea. Latham’s Korea Practice lawyers have deep experience in areas such as:

For local law advice, Latham lawyers routinely work alongside the top law firms in Korea. These deep relationships enable Latham's lawyers to provide integrated legal advice in a seamless manner.

A Leader in the Market

Latham is ranked in Band 1 for Banking & Finance and Projects & Infrastructure in South Korea in Chambers Asia-Pacific 2015. Latham was also ranked as a top tier firm in South Korea for Energy & Infrastructure by IFLR1000 2016, and has previously been recognized as the Top Ranked International Firm for South Korea M&A by Asian Legal Business.