Bae, Kim & Lee LLC
Bae, Kim & Lee LLC ("BKL") was founded in 1980 and is one of the premier law firms in South Korea. The Seoul-based BKL provides market-leading legal services in every practice area it covers, including corporate/M&A, capital markets, finance, dispute resolution, antitrust, tax, IP, employment, real estate, TMT, maritime and insurance. With over 700 attorneys and other professionals located throughout its offices in Seoul, Beijing, Hong Kong, Shanghai, Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City, Yangon and Dubai, BKL has a diverse mix of Korean attorneys, foreign attorneys, tax advisers, industry analysts, former government officials and other specialists in various practice areas.
The firm advises a broad range of clients, such as Korean conglomerates and government organisations, major international financial institutions and multinational corporations with headquarters in the USA, Europe and throughout Asia. BKL is a member of the World Law Group, with its global network of over 50 law firms, and has strong relationships with financial, tax and accounting advisers in various jurisdictions throughout the world.
BKL is also the first Korean law firm to have formed an internal Pro Bono Committee in 2002, which is devoted to offering legal aid services as well as training pro bono lawyers.