South Korea

Parnas Tower, 38F, 521 Teheran-ro,
Seoul 06164
South Korea

+82 2 528 5200

+82 2 528 5228

Key contacts:

Managing Partner: Mr. Seok Hoon KANG
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Quick facts:

Number of advisers: 600+
Languages: Korean, English, French, German, Spanish, Portuguese, Japanese, Chinese, Russian, Vietnamese, Burmese
Network memberships: Yulchon is member firm of number of prestigious legal networks such as Taxand, Ius Laboris, Techlaw, and LAN

Yulchon is a full-service law firm headquartered in Seoul, Korea, advising on a full range of specialized practice areas, including corporate & finance, antitrust, tax, real estate & construction, dispute resolution, intellectual property & technology, and labor & employment. With more than 600 professionals, in addition to its main office in Seoul, Yulchon has six overseas offices in five jurisdictions and has 10 regional practice teams covering the world.

Yulchon was established in 1997 by a group of top legal professionals to create “a community of legal experts combining their talents,” the literal meaning of Yulchon. Since its founding, Yulchon has grown rapidly without any mergers or acquisitions, becoming an acknowledged market leader among Korea’s law firms. Today, Yulchon lawyers rank among the very top practitioners in the country and work together in multidisciplinary teams to provide the highest quality of legal services to its clients.

Furthermore, as Korea’s leading provider of pro bono legal services, Yulchon takes on matters in various areas of public interest law together with Onyul, a public interest affiliate Yulchon established in 2014. Our pro bono efforts include works related to non-profit organizations, community development, charitable fund-raising, tax litigation support, refugee assistance, and adult guardianship.

Corporate tax matters:

  • Corporate taxes
  • Cross-border project management
  • Cryptocurrency
  • Financial services
  • M&A
  • Restructuring
  • Technology
  • Transactions
  • Dispute resolution:
  • Arbitration
  • Competition/anti-trust cases
  • Dispute resolution
  • Litigation

Indirect tax:

  • Customs
  • VAT

Tax advisory:

  • International tax advisory
  • Tax consulting

Compliance management:

  • Business model optimisation
  • IP management
  • Policy design

Transfer pricing

  • International Tax Planning
  • Cross-Border Project Management
  • TP Policy Design
  • Business Restructuring
  • Audit Defence
  • TP Risk Management
  • Competition / Anti-Trust Cases
  • Dispute Resolution
  • Litigation
  • Arbitration

  • Tech and telecoms
  • Construction and materials
  • Industrials
  • Financial services
  • Consumer goods and services

Mr. Dong Soo KIM, Partner, dskim@yulchon.com
Mr. Yun Heui CHO, Partner, yhcho@yulchon.com
Mr. Kyu Dong KIM, Senior C.P.A., kdkim@yulchon.com
Mr. Yong Whan CHOI, Partner, ywchoi@yulchon.com
Mr. Jeremy A. EVERETT, Senior C.P.A., jeverett@yulchon.com

Moscow (Russia)
12th Floor, White Gardens Business Center, 7 Ulitsa Lesnaya, Moscow, Russia, 125047

Shanghai (China)
Room 828, Level 8, Bank of East Asia, 66 Huayuan Shiqiao Road, Pudong, Shanghai 200120, PRC

Yangon (Myanmar)
Unit #6-#7, Level 4, Uniteam Training Office Building, No.84, Pan Hlaing Street, Sanchaung Township, Yangon, Myanmar

Ho Chi Minh City (Vietnam)
Unit 601, F6 Diamond Plaza, 34 LeDuan, Ben Nghe Ward, District 1, HCMC, Vietnam

Hanoi (Vietnam)
27th Floor, East Wing, Lotte Center Hanoi, no.54 Lieu Giai street, Cong Vi ward, Ba Dihn district, Hanoi, Vietnam

Jakarta (Indonesia)
The Energy, 32nd Floor, SCBD Lot 11A, Jalan Jenderal Sudirman, Kav. 52-53, Jakarta 12190, Indonesia