Linklaters opens office in Korea

The London-based law firm becomes the latest entrant to Korea’s newly liberalised market for legal services.

Linklaters opens office in Korea
Foreign law firms are rushing to set up offices in Seoul

Law firm Linklaters has officially opened an office in Seoul, joining a rush by foreign firms to put lawyers on the ground in Korea.

The office will be led by capital markets partner Hyung Ahn, who will be supported by Stephen Le Vesconte, a partner in the firm’s banking and projects practice Kyungseok Kim, a counsel in the corporate and MA practice and Hyo Young Kang as senior consultant.

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