Kim & Chang is Korea’s largest and most specialized law firm with a premier global practice. Since the firm was founded in 1973, it continues to advise the world’s leading companies and financial institutions. Based in Seoul, Kim & Chang is a full service law firm with 1200 dedicated professionals including Korean, US and European licensed lawyers, tax lawyers and accountants, patent and trademark attorneys.
1200 Dedicated Professionals and 1400 Staff
The firm’s world-class professionals uphold the diversity of talent and expertise having graduated from only the top law schools and universities in Korea and around the world. Most attorneys have practiced in major international law firms in the US and Europe, adding a global perspective to the firm’s well-respected practice areas. Kim & Chang places high importance on multicultural backgrounds, global legal training and 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 on our commitment to meeting the needs of clients, no matter how small the issue, while upholding the highest standards of professionalism and integrity. Our valued clients are start-ups, small businesses to international conglomerates. We customize our legal advice paying close attention to client details such as business size, business model, industry and market. Kim & Chang regularly solves the most complex and challenging legal issues for the world’s largest multinational corporations and international financial institutions on cross-border transactions and in doing business in Korea. Our professionals at Kim & Chang see the world from the viewpoint of our clients, big or small, building lasting relationships.
Strategically Organized by Industry Sectors and Specialized Practice Areas
Kim & Chang is the market leader in each of the major practice areas and industry sectors in which we specialize, including corporate, mergers and acquisitions, antitrust and fair trade, banking and finance securities and capital markets, litigation and arbitration, bankruptcy/corporate restructuring, international trade, tax and customs, product liability, labor and employment, real property and construction, environment, telecommunications and e-commerce, health and pharmaceuticals, aviation, intellectual property and technology and maritime.
Fully Integrated ‘One-Stop’ Legal Service
The dedication to our clients is reflected in Kim & Chang’s unique team-oriented approach and “one-stop” legal services. The firm leverages its multifaceted expertise and broad experience pooling together a team with the right mix of professionals for each client need. Drawing upon our strong practice areas across the board, legal specialization of our professionals with deep market knowledge and forward industry insight is invaluable to our clients in successfully navigating today’s economic 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.