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The Seoul office advises both Korean companies doing business overseas and international clients doing business in Korea, providing strategic local support and seamless access to our global resources.

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Recent Client Successes

 

Represented Samsung Electronics in its US$8B acquisition of Harman International Industries, Inc.

Advised Temasek Holdings on its participation in MBK Partners’ consortium for the US$6B acquisition of Tesco’s Homeplus.

Represented SoftBank Corp. in the execution of definitive agreements to invest US$1B in Coupang, the largest and fastest growing standalone e-commerce player in Korea.

A Leader in Korea

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. Our Seoul office enables us to help our clients pursue new paths to growth, including some of the largest and most complicated cross-border transactions and litigation in the region and elsewhere.

Structuring Complex Transactions, Resolving Critical Disputes

  • Our sophisticated international Capital Markets practice represents issuers and underwriters on equity and debt capital raisings, including public and private equity and debt financings, secured financings, and distressed debt trading.
  • The Korea Corporate practice advises clients on cross-border mergers, acquisitions, and joint ventures.
  • Our Litigation practice protects our clients’ interests in highly complex cross-border disputes, including intellectual property and antitrust matters.
  • The lawyers in our Korea practice also have strong experience in the Energy, Life Sciences, Technology, Media, and Telecommunications industries.