Bae, Kim & Lee LLC
133 Teheran-ro
Seoul, 06133
South Korea

Telephone: +82 23 404 0000
Fax: +82 23 404 0001
WLG Jurisdiction: South Korea

Firm Fact Sheet




Bae, Kim & Lee LLC (BKL), with more than 450 experts, is among the largest law firms in Korea. BKL's practice groups, specialized in every significant legal area for business in Korea, are able to supply the timely, high-focus support required by our multinational clients, who represent a broad cross-section of industry, investment and finance.

BKL has long been at the leading edge of cross-border work in Seoul. Founded in 1980, the firm has for over three decades advised investors from North America, Europe and around Asia. BKL has been among the busiest firms in the areas of M&A, finance and securities, which have burgeoned since the 1990s and particularly since the 1997-1998 Asian Financial Crisis. To our transactional work, BKL professionals bring the expertise and skill gained by years of intensive experience in advising on challenging and complex deals.

In addition to transactional work, BKL’s core areas of practice cover every significant legal aspect of business in Korea. BKL’s tax group is one of the leaders in the field. Our corporate restructuring practice has been for years among the most sought-out in Korea. BKL offers full teams of recognized specialists in areas such antitrust, fair trade, international trade, employment, construction and real estate. The BKL intellectual property group is expert in all IP-related matters. BKL has a comprehensive litigation group – since the 1980s one of the largest in Korea – and one of the top international arbitration teams in Asia.

Headquartered in Seoul, the firm also has very active offices in Beijing, Shanghai, Dubai, Hong Kong, Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City and Yangon. The first Korean firm to set up offices in China and UAE, among Asian firms, BKL has pioneered a region-wide approach to legal services.

Key Contact Partners

Ri Bong Han
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Telephone: +82 23 404 0138
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Dong Wook (Tony) Kang
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Telephone: +82 2 3404 0158
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Annie Eunah Lee
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Telephone: +82 23 404 0258
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Byoung-Ki Lee
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Telephone: +82 23 404 0643
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Other Offices

Offices in Other Jurisdictions

  • Beijing, China
    B-12 Jianguomenwai Avenue
    Unit 2601, 7F, East Tower, Twin Towers
    Chaoyang District
    Beijing, 100022

  • Telephone: +86 10 5879 3080
    Fax: +86 10 5879 3038
  • Shanghai, China
    500 Hongbaoshi Road
    Unit 2503, 25F, Tower B Dawning Center
    Changning District
    Shanghai, 201103

  • Telephone: +86 21 6085 2900
    Fax: +86 21 6085 2929
  • Hong Kong, Hong Kong
    Level 16, Suites 1630-32, The Hong Kong Club Building 3A
    Chater Road
    Hong Kong,
    Hong Kong

  • Telephone: +852 3974 8598
    Fax: +852 3974 8600
  • Yangon (Rangoon), Myanmar
    Pyay Garden Office Tower
    Room number 1005, 346/354 Pyay Road
    Sanchaung Township
    Yangon (Rangoon),

  • Telephone: +95 1 536 668
    Fax: +95 1 536 668
  • Dubai, United Arab Emirates
    Business Center #32, The Gate
    Level 15, DIFC, P.O. Box 121208
    United Arab Emirates

  • Telephone: +971 4 401 9921
    Fax: +971 4 401 9578
  • Hanoi, Vietnam
    West Tower 2601, Lotte Center Hanoi
    54 Lieu Giai Street
    Cong Vi ward, Ba Dinh district

  • Telephone: +84 4 3232 1233
    Fax: +84 4 3232 1235
  • Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
    Unit 3, 37F, Bitexco Financial Tower
    2 Hai Trieu Street
    District 1
    Ho Chi Minh City,

  • Telephone: +84 8 38 212 303
    Fax: +84 8 38 21 24 27
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