Diversity & Inclusion
Initiated by BKL
We at BKL foster and strive to achieve a diverse workforce that includes everyone from all walks of life, regardless of race, ethnic origin, gender, age, religion, sexual orientation, disability, or political affiliation. And above all, we care deeply about the well-being and work-life balance of our professionals and staff alike.
Great Law Firm to Work
We pay attention to work environment and keep improving it to resolve any difficulties or inconvenience that may discourage our members. Also, we spare no efforts to support qualitative growth of each talented people for maintaining a high level of job satisfaction. We have been voted as “Employer of Choice” by Asian Legal Business for 14 consecutive years running.
Power of Combination
We have built an intimate connection with local experts worldwide capitalizing on our overseas offices. We pursue a variety of ideas and perspectives and their amazing collaboration.
Open Door for Everyone
We are keen in hiring and accommodating the needs of the physically- and mentally-challenged, by providing first-class facilities (workplace and surroundings) and technology (ease of access to our web/internet) for the disabled, among other things.
Substantial Drive for Wider Experience
We offer numerous professional training programs for continuing legal education as well as career development and advancement, including the opportunity for obtaining thee advanced degree or secondment. We are proud to be the first major law firm in Korea to form the BKL Women’s Professional Alliance, which is sponsored and funded by the firm. It exclusively consists of women who are in charge of organizing and fostering seminars, workshops, and social events to promote and strengthen camaraderie and professionalism among its 150+ members.
Care for Balances in
We pay particular attention and importance to the well-being and work-life balance of our professionals and staff alike. We make sure that our personnel are not just well taken care of physically, mentally and emotionally, but also provide a platform so that everyone has an opportunity to participate and experience a sense of belonging at our firm.
Communication We offer direct open channels of communication to our executive management to our professionals and staff alike by hosting meetings for representatives of our many and diverse groups (i.e., young/senior attorneys, foreign attorneys, non-legal professionals, staff/employee representatives).
Mental Health We offer counseling programs for the mental and psychological well-being of our professionals and staff in association with specialized centers nationwide.
Mentorship We care for our young professionals and offer a well-regarded mentorship program where a junior professional is paired up with a senior professional who serves as a role model and mentor.
Togetherness We offer a myriad of social programs and activities for both professionals and staff alike including various social clubs covering sports (baseball, soccer, basketball, tennis, hiking); leisure (bowling, billiards, table tennis); and music (singing choir, courses in classical music and guitar), among others, which help foster the fellowship and social bond at BKL.
Family Life We pay particular attention on the work-life balance of our female professionals and staff, by implementing various policies relating to parental/family care leave, maternity leave (including spouse), childcare subsidy, and special accommodations during pregnancies and/or miscarriages.
Benefits We offer wide-ranging benefits to our staff such as a fully-paid overseas trip for long-standing employees, financial support for medical expenses and in times of difficult personal circumstances, low-interest loans for studying or renting/buying a home, and subsidies for cellphone plans, language/job training courses, and transportation.
BKL Dongcheon Foundation
We offer unparalleled opportunities to volunteer through the Dongcheon Foundation, which is a non-profit organization specifically established by BKL to provide pro bono legal help to the needy, poor and disadvantaged. Through the Dongcheon Foundation, our outstanding Pro Bono Committee which is composed of over 200 attorneys make a positive impact on important human rights issues by representing minorities, the indigent and homeless, migrant workers and children, political refugees, and persons with disabilities, among othersView More