Top Korean firm signs up with Bird & Bird

Bird & Bird has become the first international firm to sign a co-operation agreement with a firm in the Korean top ten.

Bird & Bird signs with top ten Korean firm Hwang Mok Park. Alexander Mak

The tie-up with Hwang Mok Park is not exclusive but it sets an example for rival international firms. Hwang Mok Park has 100 lawyers in Seoul. The two firms are to be preferred referral firms in their respective territories for each other. David Kerr, CEO of Bird & Bird, told The Lawyer that Korea had one of the world’s largest technology-driven and knowledge-based economies.  Source: The Lawyer

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