South Korea News
Allen & Overy (A&O) has become the third magic circle firm to launch an office in South Korea with the relocation of Tokyo partner Matthias Voss.
Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer and Ropes & Gray have won top roles advising on the £4.2bn sale of Tesco’s South Korean business Homeplus.
Litigation boutique Kobre & Kim has become the latest foreign firm to enter South Korea, relocating co-founder Michael Kim to Seoul to lead the new office.
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