"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 remain fluent in the cultural nuances of conducting business in Korea, and many are fully bilingual in both English and Korean. 

Comprehensive Scope of Services

Latham has been recognized recently for its roles in many significant Korea-related corporate, finance and litigation matters, which are currently shaping today’s Asia landscape. 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 in South Korea in Chambers Asia-Pacific 2015. In Asian Legal Business's  2012 Corporate M&A Ranking, Latham was "The Top Ranked International Firm for South Korea M&A."