The Herbert Smith Freehills Australia Korea Practice is a unique team of lawyers with broad experience advising Korean businesses on their investments and operations in Australia.
Our offices in Korea and Australia, supported by a global network of 26 offices, means you will always be advised by the best and most experienced team.
- In Australia – We are the largest law firm and consistently ranked No.1 in M&A (both in number of deals advised and value of deals) and as the market leader in banking & finance, dispute resolution, employment, infrastructure, construction, real estate, restructuring & insolvency, intellectual property, information technology and competition law. We have been awarded Asia-Pacific Law Firm of the Year 2017 by Chambers.”
- In Korea – Our Seoul office is one of the largest on-the-ground presences of any international law firm operating in Korea, with specialists in corporate, funds, disputes and energy and resources law. Chambers Asia Pacific recently awarded us “International Firm of the Year – South Korea” 2018.
Korea market leader
We have more experience advising Korean businesses on Australian investments than any other law firm. Our clients benefit from our strategic advice and ability to identify potential deal issues early in an investment.
We understand Korea
Our team has worked extensively with leading Korean companies, giving us a distinctive insight into the internal processes of Korean businesses. We have a deep understanding of Korea’s economy, and the commercial drivers and risk tolerance of Korean businesses.
Advice to fit your specific needs
We advise Korean clients from all sectors, from major trading houses to companies considering investing in Australia for the first time. We are also increasingly working with Australian businesses on Korea-related transactions.
We have more experience advising Korean businesses on Australian investments and operations than any other law firm. Some of our key matters and transactions include advising:
Our experienced and integrated cross-border practice delivers high quality cost-efficient advice. Our partners and senior lawyers have extensive experience advising Korean businesses, and are supported by an energetic group of talented young lawyers.
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This guide has been prepared to assist international investors and business operators who are considering doing business in Australia. The guide provides an overview of the laws, rules and regulations that govern doing business in Australia.
Ken specialises in advising on outbound investment transactions for Korean corporate clients with a focus on projects in the energy, resources and infrastructure sectors. Ken is the Chief Representative of the Seoul office.