Linklaters opens office in Korea

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

Korea opened the door to international lawyers in July last year after signing free-trade agreements with the EU in July 2011 and with the US in March 2012. The first three firms to win approval from the...

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