Paul Hastings Wins Approval For Seoul Office

Law360, New York (September 25, 2012, 4:38 PM EDT) -- Paul Hastings LLP on Tuesday became the latest foreign law firm to win approval from the Korean Ministry of Justice to open an office in Seoul in the wake of the U.S.-Korea Free Trade Agreement that went into effect in March. 

The firm will next register with the Korean Bar Association and is aiming to open its office there in mid-October with two partners and at least five associates, Paul Hastings managing partner Greg Nitzkowski told Law360 on Tuesday.

“We’ve had a leading Korean practice for...
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