For more than 30 years, Skadden has represented Korean and other international corporations, financial institutions, private equity and hedge funds, government entities and sovereign wealth funds in mergers and acquisitions, capital markets deals, private equity transactions and energy and infrastructure projects, as well as in litigation and international arbitration matters in the region.
Skadden’s Seoul-based attorneys advise clients in a variety of industries, including financial services and banking, energy and natural resources, technology, media and telecommunications, real estate and consumer goods.
Our Seoul attorneys provide the firm with a local platform to represent Korean and international companies and financial institutions in one of the world’s leading and dynamic business centers. We also utilize the firm’s global resources and knowledge, coordinating with more than 130 attorneys in offices in Beijing, Hong Kong, Shanghai, Singapore and Tokyo, in addition to hundreds of attorneys located in offices across Europe and the Americas. Our worldwide network of attorneys strategically positions the firm to execute cross-border elements of the largest and most complex Korea-related matters.
We frequently are recognized for our work throughout the region, including as a leading law firm for South Korea and M&A in Asian Legal Business, as well as several times among the top 10 international law firms in Korea by Legal Times (2014-21). In addition, we were named among the leading law firms for Corporate/M&A, Dispute Resolution and International & Cross-Border Capabilities in South Korea by Chambers Global and Chambers Asia-Pacific 2022, as well as for Corporate/M&A in The Legal 500 2022.