Clifford Chance has become the first U.K. firm to announce it has applied to open an office in South Korea. According to the Korean Ministry of Justice, Clifford Chance is the only foreign law firm to have filed a formal application so far. Korea's legal market opened up last year with the passage of free trade agreements with the U.S. and E.U.
Clifford Chance's Plans for Seoul Office Mark a U.K. First
The Asian Lawyer
February 17, 2012