Delivering Innovative Advice from Korea and Beyond
Latham has advised companies active in Korea for nearly two decades. Drawing on market-leading practices in Asia and globally, Latham has helped clients navigate complex corporate, finance, international regulatory and litigation matters. We regularly advise Korean corporations, financial institutions and government agencies, as well as international clients active in or expanding into Korea.
The bilingual lawyers in Latham’s Seoul office work in concert with international colleagues, including more than 40 lawyers active in our Korea practice globally. Given our seamless collaboration across offices, clients in Korea have easy access to the experience and innovative advice of more than 2,200 Latham lawyers around the world.
Key Practice Strengths
Latham’s key practice areas in Seoul include:
Awards & Rankings
In 2016, Latham and its Seoul-based lawyers were ranked in the latest editions of both Chambers Asia-Pacific and IFLR1000. Chambers ranked Latham as a leading firm for Corporate/M&A and Projects & Infrastructure in Korea, with the guide noting the firm is “well known for tackling large-scale multi-jurisdictional matters on behalf of developers, construction companies and investors. This team is part of a wide-reaching global network which includes lawyers with Korean language capabilities.” The publication further acknowledged the firm, saying Latham “Frequently works on cross-border investments acting for Korean clients on outbound transactions around the world, as well as advising foreign clients on inbound deals.”
*Latham & Watkins operates in Seoul as a Foreign Legal Consultant Office.