Paul Hastings LLP, a leading global firm, was named ‘International Law Firm of the Year’ in Korea at the Chambers Asia Pacific Awards 2016, held in Singapore on April 8th.
The citation noted that “The Korea practice at Paul Hastings continues to flourish, especially in the corporate/M&A space. This base expertise is backed by distinguished litigation and capital markets offerings, all of which serve major Korean conglomerates, international banks and private equity houses. Its recent work includes assisting Samsung Electronics with the sale of its fiber optics business to Corning, and advising the placement agents on a US$1 billion sale of the common shares of Hyundai Glovis.”
These awards honor the work of national and international law firms across the region on the basis of research for the upcoming edition of Chambers Asia-Pacific. They recognize a law firm’s pre-eminence in key countries in the region. They also reflect notable achievements over the past 12 months including outstanding work, impressive strategic growth and excellence in client service.
Paul Hastings has long been a leader in Asia, representing innovative and industry-leading companies in the region for more than 25 years. We likewise have a deep and longstanding commitment to Korea, and were one of the first international law firms to open an office there. Established in 2012, our Seoul office enables us to help our clients continue to build on their recent successes, including some of the largest and most complicated cross-border transactions and litigation in the region and elsewhere.
Paul Hastings is a leading global law firm with a strong presence throughout Asia, Europe, Latin America, and the United States. Through a collaborative approach, entrepreneurial spirit, and commitment to client service, the professionals of Paul Hastings deliver innovative solutions to many of the world’s top financial institutions and Fortune 500 companies.