K&L Gates Gets Green Light To Open Seoul Office

Law360, New York (November 14, 2012, 10:20 PM EST) -- The South Korean Ministry of Justice has granted final approval for K&L Gates LLP's office in Seoul, its seventh in Asia and 42nd office worldwide, the firm said Wednesday.

The new office will be formally launched in January 2013 with current K&L Gates New York partner Eric Yoon as the head of the branch, according to the firm.

"[Korea's] export-fueled growth of the past decades has led to the more recent, and increasingly robust, trend of foreign investments overseas by its companies and financial institutions," K&L...
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