Public ID: PID-94YP6B
Stringent restrictions on non-English qualified lawyers in overseas law firm offices in South Korea
in South Korea
Trade barrier summary
In South Korea, there is a requirement to have a non-English qualified lawyer as a chief representative in overseas law firms.
This poses challenges for overseas law firms to recruit or internally transfer a chief representative with the right expertise to operate in South Korea.
- Financial and professional services
18 October 2018
17 December 2020