Experience / Expertise:
Alternative Investment Funds (incl. Private Equity)
Anti-Trust / Competition
Banking and Finance
Capital Markets
Compliance / Regulatory
Coporate and M&A
Energy & Natural Resources
Intellectual Property
International Arbitration
Islamic Finance
Life Sciences/Healthcare
Litigation and Dispute Resolution
Maritime & Shipping
Projects and Project Financing (incl. Infrastructure)
Real Estate / Construction
Telecommunications, Media and Technology
Restructuring and Insolvency
Applicable Fee Earners

Main Practice Areas

Antitrust and Competition, Banking, Bankruptcy and Restructuring, Capital Markets, Corporate and M&A, Corporate Governance, Defense Procurement, Energy, Entertainment, Financial Regulation, Government Relations, Healthcare, Intellectual Property, International Arbitration, International Trade and Investment, Labor and Employment, Litigation, Maritime and Admiralty, Real Estate, Securities, Tax and Customs, Telecommunication, Media and Technology, White Collar Criminal Defense.

Firm Profile

Yoon & Yang LLC is one of Korea’s premier full-service law firms with more than 420 attorneys and other professionals. Established in 1989, Yoon & Yang has built a solid reputation for providing the highest quality legal service while adhering to the highest ethical standards. Yoon & Yang has provided sophisticated advice to major domestic and international corporations as well as government entities. Committed to excellence and integrity, Yoon & Yang’s professionals are entrusted to handle the needs and challenges of the clients with creative and practical solutions, drawing upon our expertise and experience in a broad array of industries and legal practices.

Professional Excellence

Yoon & Yang is known for its ability to help clients to solve high-stakes and multi-dimensional problems. Yoon & Yang’s professionals have abundant experience in dealing with both international clients’ in-bound cases and Korean clients’ out-bound cases. Firm’s attorneys are praised nationally and internationally for their legal skills and in-depth expertise. Firm’s professionals include former Justices of Supreme Court of Korea and former Prosecutors General of Korea. Others served in senior government positions as well as in the judiciary and Prosecutor’s Office before joining the firm. The diversity of Yoon & Yang’s professionals strengthens the ability to deliver creative and practical solutions to issues that clients confront and to communicate effectively on their behalf in any setting.

Global Reach and Perspective

In line with the globalization of the corporate environment, Yoon & Yang opened offices in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam in November 2016 and in Hanoi, Vietnam in August 2017. The two offices in Vietnam are fully equipped to provide effective and specialized legal services suitable for the globalized corporate environment. The firm’s new Ho Chi Minh City and Hanoi office will strengthen Yoon & Yang’s presence and practice in South East Asia, building on the history of outstanding services to clients in cross-border transactions in South East Asia.

Recognition and Awards

  • “South Korea Tax Firm of the Year” and “South Korea Transfer Pricing Firm of the Year” – ITR’s Asia Tax Awards 2019
  • “Korea Law Firm of the Year” in 18 practice areas – Asian-mena Counsel’s In-House Community Survey 2018
  • “Band 1” in International Trade – Chambers & Partners Asia-Pacific 2018
  • “South Korea Litigation Firm of the Year” – ALB Korea Law Awards 2017
  • “Emerging Markets Experts” – Asian Legal Business 2017
  • “Regional Firm of the Year – Asia-Pacific, Middle East and Africa” – GCR Awards 2018
  • “Elite Firm” in South Korea for Competition & Antitrust for 11 consecutive years – GCR 100 2019


Yoon & Yang LLC

Address: 18th, 19th, 22nd, 23rd, 34th Fl., ASEM Tower 517, Yeongdong-daero Gangnam-gu, Seoul 06164 Korea

Tel: (82) 2 6003 7000

Fax: (82) 2 6003 7800

Email: yoonyang@yoonyang.com

Website: www.yoonyang.com

Contacts: Jinsu Jeong, Junsang Lee, Myung Soo Lee

Number of Professionals: 420

Offices in Asia: Seoul, Tashkent, Ho Chi Minh City, Hanoi

Year Established: 1989

Languages Spoken: Korean, English, Chinese, Japanese, German, French, Russian, Spanish, Vietnamese

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