BKL was honored with “South Korea Firm of the Year” at the Women in Business Law APAC Awards 2022, in recognition of the firm’s women-friendly welfare system, including ▲ adjustment of commuting hours during pregnancy, ▲ reduction of working hours for pregnant women, and ▲ operation of a resting space exclusively for women. In addition, BKL has implemented the mentoring program and regularly holds the Women Professionals Forum to strengthen networking among women professionals and enhance their competitiveness. Jurisdiction awards recognize law firms that are outstanding role models in promoting initiatives and programs to support and encourage women and diversity within the industry.
On top of the firm’s accolade, BKL won the most awards among the Korean firms with three lawyers awarded prizes in their respective fields of practice.
Antitrust & Competition lawyer of the Year - HyunA Kim
Information Communications Technology Lawyer of the Year - Jiyeon Park
Arbitration Rising Star - Hangil Lee.
Euromoney, a global financial magazine, has been hosting the awards ceremony for law firms and women experts across Asia since 2011. The awards recognize the outstanding achievements of leading female lawyers in each field and honor law firms for their contribution to the promotion of women's rights and interests and development of women's capabilities across the world.