Our Corporate / M&A team has vast experience in both transactional and general corporate matters. We advise on a full range of deal structures in a variety of industries, drawing on the strength of our Corporate / M&A attorneys and industry specialists within our firm. LAB PARTNERS is one of the select law firms in Korea with genuine expertise in M&A, often working on ground-breaking transactions.

For foreign corporations investing in Korea, LAB PARTNERS provides tailored advice for the entire lifecycle of the investment, from structuring to exit. Drawing from the expertise of our attorneys in other practice areas, we take a holistic approach in providing legal advice at each stage of the investment encompassing incorporation of subsidiaries, government filings, recruitment and hiring, fair trade and competition, trade secrets, data privacy and negotiation with labor unions.
We also have unparalleled experience in risk control and crisis management with a successful track record of advising corporations in overcoming challenges. We provide foreign clients with highly customized advice in order to avoid their corporate liabilities arising from various business activities in Korea, which include advice on industry specific regulations, government relations, investigations and government procurement. In particular, we take a comprehensive approach in advising on government procurement matters, ensuring compliance with bid procedures and government procurement regulations, industry regulations, anti-corruption, cybersecurity and defense against bid protests.

LAB PARTNERS Corporate team consists of lawyers with over decades of experience at Korea’s most prestigious law firms and in-house legal teams of multinational companies. Our expert team guides you seamlessly during the transaction process, starting from tax-efficient structuring of transactions such as M&A, business transfer, spin-off, asset purchase and corporate restructuring to a successful closing, while ensuring protection against any potential legal risks along the way.

Key Practice Areas

General Corporate
M&A / Foreign Investment
Antitrust & Competition
Data Protection & Privacy / Trade Secrets
Government Relations / Regulatory Investigations
Government Procurement
Corporate Governance / Shareholder Activism
Hostile Takeovers & Defense
Insolvency & Restructuring