Baker McKenzie and KL Partners launch joint venture in Korea

Baker McKenzie's joint venture with KL Partners (" Baker McKenzie KLP JV ") has received official approval from Korea’s Ministry of Justice and will officially launch in the near future. With more than 20 lawyers, the JV will become the largest international law firm in Korea in terms of number of partners.
Baker McKenzie KLP JV will be jointly run by Baker McKenzie Korea partner Jae-Hyon Ahn and KL Partners Managing Partner Beomsu Kim. While Won Lee as the Head of the Korea Practice of Baker McKenzie will closely coordinate Baker McKenzie KLP JV, and Korea teams of Baker McKenzie located in other jurisdictions.
Baker McKenzie has experience in energy and infrastructure development, as well as cross-border financing. KL Partners has experience in cross-border dispute resolution and successful foreign business practices in Korea.Through Baker McKenzie KLP JV, clients will have access to both international and Korean legal advice spanning key practices across energy & infrastructure, cross-border arbitration & litigation and corporate/M&A.