“They grasp the client’s needs quickly and provide accurate and thorough feedback within the timex-frame. Plus, their interdepartmental collaboration is hugely helpful.”
- Chambers & Partners Asia-Pacific
BKL’s Europe Practice Group provides one-stop legal services for European clients operating in Korea across the full spectrum of legal issues, including general corporate, cross-border transactions, tax, labor & employment, data protection, compliance, antitrust, competition, IP, dispute resolution and international trade. Our dedicated experts have practiced in various European jurisdictions and are proficient in Korean, English and many other languages.
BKL is widely recognized for our expertise and strong track record in advising multinational companies headquartered in Europe and Korean companies investing in Europe. With decades of experience in commercial transactions between Korean and European partners, we work closely with our clients to achieve their business objectives, and to resolve complex disputes faced by multinationals in Korea.
Experience, Language and Cultural Familiarity
BKL’s Europe Practice Group includes attorneys and other professionals who have educational backgrounds or work experience in Europe. The European experience, cultural familiarity and foreign language capability of our professionals enable us to communicate with our European clients and provide them with clear guidance on how to fulfil their commercial goals in Korea.
German Practice Unit
Our German Practice Unit is led by a German-qualified, native German-speaking attorney, which is leveraged by our clients’ headquarters in Germany and German-speaking countries, as well as giving our German Practice Unit exceptional insight into the German legal and business environment.
Our European Practice Group works in seamless collaboration with other professionals at BKL, who offer experience-driven assistance and provide a complete range of support to our European clients.
We extensively advise Korean clients on alternative investments in European assets such as infrastructure and real estate. In particular, we have recently covered important real estate investments in European jurisdictions, such as:
We act for Korean and European clients in inbound and outbound M&A transactions. We regularly assist our clients as lead counsel in M&A deals across multiple jurisdictions, supported by our global network with local law firms. With our connections in Europe and rich history of advising on important M&A transactions, we deliver efficient and cost-effective service to meet our clients’ needs.
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