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Kim & Chang is Korea’s largest and most specialized law firm with a premier global practice. Since 1973, we continue to advise the world’s leading companies and financial institutions. Based in Seoul, we are a full service law firm with over 1,500 dedicated professionals, including Korean and foreign-licensed lawyers, tax lawyers, patent and trademark attorneys, accountants, and other subject matter and industry experts.

Over 1,500 Professionals and 1,800 Staff

Our world-class professionals possess diversity of talent and expertise, having graduated from top law schools and universities in Korea and around the world. Most attorneys have practiced with major international law firms in the US and Europe, bringing with them a global perspective and experience to the firm’s well-respected practice areas. At Kim & Chang, we place high importance on multicultural backgrounds, global legal training, and highest quality legal skills, best positioning the firm as the market-recognized leader in meeting the complex legal needs of our clients.

Global Reach and Expertise with In-depth Knowledge of Local Markets

Kim & Chang’s success is founded upon our commitment to meeting the needs of our clients, while upholding the highest standards of professionalism and integrity. Our valued clients range from start-ups, to small businesses to both Korean and international conglomerates. We regularly solve the most complex and challenging business and legal issues for the world’s largest multinational corporations and international financial institutions on cross-border transactions and in doing business in Korea. We see the world from our clients’ viewpoint, big or small, enabling us to build strong and lasting relationships.

Strategically Organized by Industry Sectors and Specialized Practice Areas

We are the market leader in all major practice areas and industries, including: corporate; mergers and acquisitions; antitrust and competition; banking and finance; securities and capital markets; litigation and arbitration; bankruptcy/corporate restructuring; international trade and customs; tax; intellectual property; product liability; privacy and data security; labor and employment; real estate and construction; environment; technology, media and telecom; FinTech and e-commerce; healthcare/pharmaceuticals/medical devices; consumer products; and maritime.

Fully Integrated “One-Stop” Legal Service

Our steadfast commitment to our clients is reflected in Kim & Chang’s team-oriented and “one-stop” legal service approach. We leverage the multifaceted expertise and broad experience of our talent, bringing together the right mix of professionals for each client and client matter. We leverage our strong specialized practice area experience, our deep industry group expertise and forward industry insight to help our clients successfully navigate through today’s dynamic and fast-changing environment to solve their most complex business challenges. At Kim & Chang, we have the legal expertise, resources, and team structure flexibility to provide a fully integrated, one-stop legal service for our clients.