Experience / Expertise:
Alternative Investment Funds (incl. Private Equity)
Anti-Trust / Competition
Aviation
Banking and Finance
Capital Markets
Compliance / Regulatory
Coporate and M&A
Employment
Energy & Natural Resources
Enviromental
FinTech
Insurance
Intellectual Property
International Arbitration
Islamic Finance
Life Sciences/Healthcare
Litigation and Dispute Resolution
Maritime & Shipping
Projects and Project Financing (incl. Infrastructure)
Real Estate / Construction
Taxation
Telecommunications, Media and Technology
Restructuring and Insolvency
Website: Yulchon LLC
Applicable Fee Earners
510+

Main Practice Areas

  • Corporate & Finance
  • Antitrust
  • Dispute Resolution
  • Intellectual Property
  • Labor & Employment
  • Real Estate & Construction
  • Tax
  • Regional Practices: Vietnam & Southeast Asia, Russia & the Commonwealth of Independent States, China, Japan, EU, Latin America & Iberia, and Emerging Markets

Firm Profile

Yulchon is a full-service international law firm headquartered in Seoul, Korea. It employs over 400 professionals, including more than 60 licensed in jurisdictions outside of Korea. The firm’s perspective is international and its reach is global. Yulchon advises on a full range of specialized practice areas, including corporate and finance, antitrust, tax, real estate and construction, dispute resolution, intellectual property, and labor and employment. In addition to its main office in Seoul, Yulchon maintains offices in Russia, China, Myanmar, Vietnam and Indonesia, and has 11 regional practice teams covering the world.

In addition to deep industry and international expertise, Yulchon’s culture of innovation and collaboration offers excellence in legal service that puts client needs first. Among the recognitions received, Yulchon was honored by the Financial Times as “Most Innovative Asia Pacific Law Firm” in 2018 and Korea’s “Most Innovative Law Firm” for two consecutive years (2015-2016), recognized by Chambers & Partners as “Law Firm of the Year in Korea” in 2017 and selected by the American Lawyer as the “Asian Law Firm of the Year” at the 2016 Asia Legal Awards.

Recognition and Awards

 

  • 2019 Asian Law Firm Leader of the Year – The Asian Lawyer, Asia Legal Awards
  • 2018 Most Innovative Asia Pacific Law Firm – The Financial Times, FT Asia Pacific Innovative Lawyers Awards
  • 2018 Innovation in the Business of Law: New Products and Services – The Financial Times, FT Asia Pacific Innovative Lawyers Awards
  • 2018 Innovation in Legal Expertise: Dispute Resolution – The Financial Times, FT Asia Pacific Innovative Lawyers Awards
  • 2018 Asian Technology and Innovation Initiative of the Year – The Asian Lawyer, The Asia Legal Awards
  • 2018 Most Responsive Domestic Firm of the Year in Korea – Asian-mena Counsel, In-House Community Awards
  • 2018 Litigation & Dispute Resolution Firm of the Year in Korea – Asian-mena Counsel, In-House Community Awards
  • 2018 Taxation Firm of the Year in Korea – Asian-mena Counsel, In-House Community Awards
  • 2017 Most Innovative Law Firm in Dispute Resolution – The Financial Times, FT Asia Pacific Innovative Lawyers Awards
  • 2017 South Korea National Firm of the Year – Chambers and Partners, Chambers Asia-Pacific Awards
  • 2015-2016 Most Innovative Law Firm in Korea – The Financial Times, FT Asia Pacific Innovative Lawyers Awards
  • 2016 Asian Law Firm of the Year – The Asian Lawyer, The Asia Legal Awards
  • 2009-2018 Employer of Choice – Asian Legal Business

Yulchon LLC

Address: Parnas Tower 38F, 521 Teheran-ro, Gangnam-gu, Seoul 06164, Korea

Tel: (82) 2 528 5200

Fax: (82) 2 528 5228

Email: mail@yulchon.com

Website: www.yulchon.com

Contacts: Seok Hoon Kang (Managing Partner), Hee Woong Yoon (Managing Partner)

Number of Employees: 810+

Other Offices in Asia: Shanghai, Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City, Jakarta, Moscow, and Yangon

Year Established: 1997

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

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