Baker McKenzie & KL Partners Joint Venture Law Firm (“Baker McKenzie KLP JV”), a joint law venture between Baker McKenzie and Korean law firm, KL Partners, is proud to announce that lawyers from the Firm have been recognized in recent industry rankings. 

Baker McKenzie's Korea Practice Group retains its leading position in the area of Energy & Natural Resources: International (Korea) in the 2024 Chambers Asia Pacific guide with a Band 1 ranking.  Baker McKenzie has been the only law firm ranked Band 1 for four consecutive years in this field. 

Baker McKenzie also has three lawyers ranked. They are as follows: 

Band 1: Won Lee (Baker McKenzie | Energy & Natural Resources: International)
Lee Won is well regarded in the energy sector and is particularly noteworthy for his expertise in LNG-related transactions. He also advises Korean players on project-related M&A. "He is very brilliant as he has a lot of knowledge in this field." "He is always the best of best."

Band 2: Sun Kyun Lim (Baker McKenzie Wong & Leow | Energy & Natural Resources: International)
Lim Sun Kyun is based in Singapore and is especially skilled in advising Korean corporations on LNG projects relating to the Southeast Asia region. "He is one of the most powerful attorneys to get the best results in business and contract agreements." "He always gives quick advice and responds to emergencies, and picks up on details that we didn't think about."

Up and Coming: Jae-Hyon Ahn (Baker McKenzie | Energy & Natural Resources: International)
Ahn Jae-Hyon has considerable experience handling a range of mandates in the energy sector. His advice on cross-border acquisitions, investments and financings is regularly sought by Korean clients. "I was strongly impressed with Jae-Hyon's capability to respond quickly and articulately to our queries regarding highly complex issues. I also appreciate his efforts to ensure our needs are met."

Elsewhere, Beomsu Kim, Joint Representative of Baker McKenzie KLP JV and Seong Hoon Yi, JV's M&A Practice Group Leader have been named on Asian Legal Business’s (ALB) Korea Super 30 Lawyers 2023 list.

The ALB's Korea Super 30 Lawyers 2023 list recognizes the most highly recommended private-practice lawyers located in Korea. The 2023 list highlights exceptional private practitioners in the country who are renowned for their outstanding client service. These distinguished lawyers have been selected based on direct client recommendations and feedback provided to ALB.

The full ALB's Korea Super 30 Lawyers 2023 list can be viewed here.
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